Tsun-I Cheng M.D.

General Internal Medicine
Medical Team: Hepatobiliary & Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer

Current Title

  • Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Disease


  • Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

  • General Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Gastric cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Submucosal tumors

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1975-1981 Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1983-1984 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, MPH
1990-1993 Residency, Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
1993-1995 Fellowship, University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Professional Experience

1995-1996 Attending Physician, Medicine, Greater New Bedford Clinic/St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford, MA, USA
1996-1997 Attending Physician, Medicine, IHC Clinic Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
1997-present Attending Physician, Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member, Formosa Medical Association
  • Member, Taiwanese Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member, Taiwanese Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member, Taiwanese Society of Ultrasound for Medical Use
  • Member, International Gastric Cancer Association

Selected Publications

  1. YJ Hung, ZH Lin, TI Cheng, CTLiang, TM Kuo, KJ Kao. Serum Midkine as a prognostic biomarker for Patients of Hepatocellualr Cacinoma. Am J Clin Patho 2011;136:594-603. (SCI)
  2. NL Li, SC Tseng, CC Hsu, WJ Lai, HC Su, TI Cheng, WC Chen, WL Peng. A simple, innovative way to reduce rhinitis symptoms after sedation during endoscopy. Can J Gastroenterol 2011; 25, 920:68-72. (SCI)
  3. MC Chern, VP Chuang, TI Cheng, ZH Lin, YM Lin. Trabscatheter arterial chemoembolization for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with inferior venal cava and right atrial tumors. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2008; 31:735-744. (SCI)
  4. Lin-Jen Kuo, Mei-Ching Liu, James Jer-Min Jiun, Cheng-Fang Horng, Tsun-I Cheng, Wei-Tse Fang, Yi-Lin Chung. Is final TNM staging a good predictor for survival in locally advanced rectal cancer after chemoradiation therapy. Ann Surg Oncol 2007; 14:2766-72. (SCI)
  5. Yu-Hung Lin, Li-Jen Kuo, Ai-Ying Chuang, Tsun-I Cheng, Chi-Feng Hung. Extrapelvic endometriosis complicated with colonic obstruction. J Chin Med Assoc 2006, 69: 47-50.
  6. Yi-Fang Chung, Tsun-I Cheng*, Thomas C Soong, Mei-Hua Tsou. Xanthogranulomatous Appendicitis. J Formos Med Assoc 2005; 104:752-4.(SCI) *corresponding author
  7. Tsun-I Cheng, Tsun-Jen Cheng, Shao C Chiang. Association of aspirin with eosinophilia in peripheral blood. Ann Pharmacother 2004; 38:2172. (SCI) 
  8. 鄭尊義,黃達夫  實現優質臨床教學之要點及策略. 內科學誌  2004;15:7-11.
  9. Tsun-I Cheng, Mei-Hua Tsou, Mei-Pei Tsai, Chiher Chen. Early MALT lymphoma.  J Chin Med Assoc 2004; 67:145-8.
  10. Tsun-I Chengand Andrew T. Huang. Colorectal cancer incidence differs within ethnic Chinese.  Gastroenterology 2003; 125:1913-4. (SCI)
  11. 鄭尊義,宋瑞樓.外科病人肝膽疾病的照會. 內科學誌. 2003;14:211-4.
  12. 鄭尊義,黃達夫.內科照會. 內科學誌. 2002; 6:282-5.
  13. Tsun-I Cheng, Jau-Min Wong, Cheng-Fang Hong, Skye H. Cheng, Tsun-Jen Cheng, Ming-Jium Shieh, Yue-Mong Lin, C.Y. Tso, Andrew T. Huang.  Colorectal cancer screening in asymptomatic adults- a comparison among colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and fecal occult blood tests.  J Formos Med Assoc 2002; 101: 685-90. (SCI)
  14. Tsun-I Cheng, Mei-Hua Tsou, Po-Seng Yang, Shing-Ming Sung, Vincent P. Chung, Juei-Low Sung.  Dermatomyositis and erythrocytosis associated with hepatocellular carcinoma. J Hepatol Gastroenterol 2002; 17:1239–40. (SCI)
  15. 鄭尊義,馮淑芬,詹光裕,莊伯祥,彭文玲,彭蕙雯,林毓萌. 以腹痛為表現的脊椎病變- -病例報告. 內科學誌.2002;13:200-3.
  16. Chiher Chen, Tsun-I Cheng, Chia-Chi Wang, Shang-Fen Chang, Chun-Chin Chen, Yu-Mong Lin.  Safety and efficacy of nurse-assistant percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Gastroenterol J Taiwan 2002; 19:133-8.
  17. Jason Chia-Hsien Cheng, Jian-Kuen Wu, Chao-Ming Huang, Hua-Shan Liu, David Y. Huang, Skye Hongium Cheng, Stella Y. Tsai, James Jer-Min, Yu-Mong Lin, Tsun-I Cheng, Cheng-Fang Horng, Andew T. Huang.  Radiation-induced liver disease after three-dimentional conformal radiotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: dosimetric analysis and implication. Int J Radiation Biol Phys 2002; 54:156-162. (SCI)
  18. 鄭尊義,呂樹炎.劉美謹.方唯則.簡哲民.鄭鴻鈞等.大腸直腸癌診療方法之提議. 內科學誌2001;12:221-34
  19. Jason Chia-Hsien Cheng, Vincent P. Chung, Skye Hongiun Cheng, Yu-Mong Lin, Tsun-I Cheng, Po-Seng Yang, et al.  Unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma treated with radiotherapy and/or chemoembolization.  Int J Cancer 2001; 96:243-52. (SCI)
  20. Jason Chia-Hsien Cheng, Vincent P, Chung, Skye Hongiun Cheng, Andrew T. Huang, Yu-Mong Lin, Tsun-I Cheng, et al.  Local radiotherapy with or without transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.  Int J Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. 2000; 47: 435-42. (SCI)
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