Dr. Mickie Cheng is an endocrinologist with an interest in endocrine autoimmune diseases. Cheng practices in the UCSF Diabetes Clinic, where she treats patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
As a member of the UCSF Diabetes Center, Cheng is involved in basic reasearch on a wide range of endocrine autoimmune disorders. Her work focuses on mechanisms of loss of immune tolerance, with emphasis on a translational approach that includes human studies. With a background in reproductive biology, she also has a particular interest in the study of ovarian autoimmune disease.
Cheng completed her undergraduate degree at Princeton University. She received her medical and doctoral degrees from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where she also completed her residency in internal medicine. She then came to UCSF for a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. In 2008, she was appointed an adjunct assistant professor in the UCSF School of Medicine.
Diabetes Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.
University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine 2002
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2004
UCSF Medical Center, Endocrinology 2008
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