Michael Cheng, MD

Michael Cheng, DO


Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Medical Services
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
Medical School
Western University of Health SciencesDO
Fresno UCSFInternal Medicine
UC IrvineRheumatology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Michael Cheng is a board-certified UC Irvine Health rheumatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. His clinical interests include Sjogren’s syndrome and spondyloarthropathies.

Cheng earned his degree as a doctor of osteopathic medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. He completed an internal medicine residency at UC San Francisco’s Fresno campus where he was voted Resident of the Year in his second and third years. He completed a fellowship in rheumatology at UC Irvine.

Cheng, who had an early career as an electrical engineer before pursuing a medical degree, enjoys teaching as well as mentoring medical students, residents and rheumatology fellows.

UC Irvine Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 714-456-7720
Fax: 855-209-8413
UC Irvine Health Specialty Clinic — Tustin (Rheumatology)
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0025
UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7720
Fax: 855-209-8413