Danny Cheng, M.D.

Danny Cheng, M.D.


Interventional Radiology




  • Assistant Clinical Professor
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Cheng's clinical interests include central venous access, interventional oncology, hepatobiliary interventions, uterine fibroid embolization, difficult IVC filter retrievals using advanced techniques and pelvic congestion syndrome/varicocele embolization.  

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Interventional Radiology


M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA 2006

B.A., Emory University, Atlanta GA 2002


Diagnostic Radiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago IL 2007-2011


Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago IL 2011-2012

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, 2011

American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology, 2015

Professional Memberships

American Roentgen Ray Society

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Interventional Radiology

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Resident Instruction by a Fellow, 2012

Chief Resident, 2010

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2005

Select Recent Publications

Rao R, Bent C, Tse G, Golshani B, Cheng D. Removal of Two Gunther Tulip Filters after Indwelling Times of Greater than 9 Years. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016.

Khong K, Nguyen H, Li C, Cheng D, McGahan JP. Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Against the Diaphragm: Is Artificial Ascites Necessary? Open J of Radiology. 2014, 4: 32-43.

Cheng D, Amin P, Ha TV. Percutaneous sclerotherapy of cystic lesions. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2012 Dec;29(4):295-300.

Amin P, Cheng D. Management of Complicated Appendicitis in the Pediatric Population: When Surgery Doesn't Cut It. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2012 Sep;29(3):231-6.

Cheng D. Liver abscess following transarterial chemoembolization. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2011 Dec;28(4):450-6.

Cheng D, Zangan SM. Duplication of the inferior vena cava in a patient presenting for IVC filter placement. J Vasc Access. 2010 Apr-Jun;11(2):162-4.

Cheng D, Huang R, Lanham IS, Cathcart HM, Howard M, Corder EH, Poduslo SE.  Functional Interactions between APOE4 and LDL Receptor Isoforms in Alzheimer's Disease.  J of Med Genetics. 2005;42:129-131.

Grigoriev VA, Cheng D, Hill CL, Weinstock IA.  Role of Alkali Metal Cation Size in the Energy and Rate of Electron Transfer to Solvent-Separated 1:1 [(M+)(Acceptor)] (M+ = Li+, Na+, K+) Ion Pairs.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001;123(22); 5292-5307.

Weinstock IA, Grigoriev VA, Cheng D, Hill CL. Role of Alkali-Metal Cation Size in Electron Transfer to Solvent-Separated 1:1 [(M+)(POM)] (M+ = Li+, Na+, K+) Ion Pairs in Polyoxometalate Chemistry for Nanocomposite Design, Yamase, T.; Pope, M. T., Eds., New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. 2002;103-127.