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Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Positive Airway Pressure devices for central sleep apnea
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Sleep Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Pre-operative evaluation and selection of potential candidates for OSA Surgery.
Wearables and Digital Health Technologies for Sleep.
Innovative approaches for OSA Management.
Joseph Cheung, MD, MS
Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
Bio Dr. Cheung received his Bachelor of Science (honors) in Biochemistry from the University of British Columbia. He then worked in Dr. Stephen Scherer’s laboratory at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and was part of a team that completed the DNA sequence map and gene annotation of the human chromosome 7. He completed his medical degree and a Master of Science in Neuroscience at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. Dr. Cheung performed his medical internship and residency training in neurology at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. During residency, received the inaugural Abdullah M. Nassief Award for his dedication in teaching, compassion and clinical service. He then completed a clinical fellowship in sleep medicine at Stanford University in 2014-2015. Dr. Cheung completed an NIH T32 postdoctoral research fellowship in 2015-2017 (adviser Dr. Emmanuel Mignot). He specializes in the treatment of sleep disorders, particularly in hypersomnia disorders where he founded and directs the Stanford Hypersomnia Clinic. He is a principal investigator of an NIH K23 award with a research focus on elucidating the neurobiological and genetic basis of hypersomnia disorders. Dr. Cheung is also investigating applications of wearable and other digital technologies to the study of sleep. He is particularly committed to teaching trainees and is actively involved in the Stanford sleep medicine fellowship.