Andrew Cheng, MD

Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, Echocardiography


Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School


University of California, Los Angeles, Pediatrics


University of California, Los Angeles, Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric Cardiology and Advanced Cardiac Imaging



General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow, FAAP)
American College of Cardiology (Fellow, FACC)
American Heart Association


American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Research Fellowship Award, University of Southern California Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grant, NIH K12 Child Health Research Career Development Award


Cheng AL, Pruetz JD, Kung GC. Prenatal diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot with a double aortic arch. Cardiol Young. 2016 Jun;26(5):973-5.

Cheng AL, Takao CM, Wenby RB, Meiselman HJ, Wood JC, Detterich JA. Elevated Low-Shear Blood Viscosity is Associated with Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow in Children with Univentricular Heart Defects. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Apr;37(4):789-801.
Levi DS, Cheng AL. “Biodegradable implants.” In: Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, and Intensive Care (Ed. Eduardo M. da Cruz, Dunbar Ivy, and James Jaggers). Springer-Verlag, London, 2014.

Su JA, Cheng AL, Szmuszkovicz JR. Left bronchial compression and pulmonary hypertension related to anomalous right pulmonary artery. Cardiol Young. 2016 Jun;26(5):999-1001.


In vitro and computational modeling of congenital heart disease, Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in congenital heart disease

Research Studies

To evaluate the impact of non-Newtonian behavior on hemodynamic efficiency in children and young adults who have undergone the Fontan procedure.