Simon Cheng, M.D.

Simon K. Cheng. M.D., Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and the Residency Program Director at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Cheng received his M.D./Ph.D. degrees from New York University, and completed residency in radiation oncology at New York University. Dr. Cheng is a physician-scientist with a focus on translational and clinical research in therapy resistance and immune response pathways in lung cancer and brain metastases. He has won numerous awards including ASCO Cancer Foundation Young Investigator, Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholar, and the ARRO Educator of the Year Award. Dr. Cheng is actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students and residents, and has revamped the educational courses and seminars in his department.

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