Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

29 Patient Ratings
3 Patient Comments

Alfred K. Cheung, M.D.

Chief, Division of Nephrology

Specialties

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-6709 University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
50 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Bio

Alfred K. Cheung, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension and Executive Director of the Dialysis Program at the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics. As a nephrologist, he manages a variety of kidney diseases, with particular interests in chronic kidney disease, hypertension and chronic dialysis. He is active in research and speaks frequently at a national level in these areas. Dr. Cheung received his M.D. degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training from the University of California at San Diego. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Cheung has been active on various committees in the American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation. He has also co-chair national practice guidelines.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Adjunct Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.7
My confidence in doctor
4.8
Time doctor spent with me
4.5
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.6
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.7
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.7
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.7
Wait time at clinic
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.8

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

February 09, 2014

Dr. Cheung always trys to make his time avaialble for me though he is a very busy person. Sometimes, however, we have to communicate with him through his PA, nurse, or secretary and it is not always easy or communicate accurately throgh them.

October 28, 2013

Same as previous visits. Dr. sometimes rushed because of need to input data during visit.

August 26, 2013

very good

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Adjunct Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-5215 Ezekiel R & Edna Dumke Building
Nephrology
85 N Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Alfred K. Cheung, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension and Executive Director of the Dialysis Program at the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics. He holds the inaugural Dialysis Research Foundation endowed chair. Dr. Cheung received his M.D. degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training from the University of California at San Diego. He is a translational laboratory and clinical investigator in the areas of chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis and hypertension and receives his research funding primarily from the NIH. His research laboratory has been active in training graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. He participates in various scientific functions sponsored by the NIH, American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of California - San Diego
Research Nephrology
Fellow
Fellowship University of California - San Diego
Clinical Nephrology
Fellow
Residency Loma Linda University
Internal Medicine
Resident
Internship Loma Linda University
Intern
Professional Medical Albany Medical College
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate State University of New York
B.A.

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