Simon Cheng, MD

Radiation Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (212) 305-5050, (212) 305-8518

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]

CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]

Local 1199


Medicare [Medicare]


Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]


UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


New York University School of Medicine

Internship: St Mary's Medical Center

Residency: New York University Medical Center


  • Ma WJ, Cheng S, Campbell C, Wright A, Furneaux H (1996) Cloning and characterization of HuR, a ubiquitously expressed Elav-like protein. J Biol Chem 271:8144
  • Chung S, Licong J, Cheng S, Furneaux H (1996) Purification and properties of HuD, a Neuronal RNA-binding protein. J Biol Chem 271:11518-11524.
  • Gritsman K, Zhang J, Cheng S, Heckscher E, Talbot WS, Schier AF. (1999) The EGF-CFC protein One-eyed pinhead is essential for Nodal signaling. Cell 97: 121–132.
  • Cheng SK, Olale F, Bennett JT, Brivanlou AH, Schier AF (2003) EGF-CFC proteins are essential coreceptors for the TGFß signals Vg1 and GDF1. Gen Dev 17: 31-36.
  • Cheng SK, Olale F, Brivanlou AH, Schier AF (2004) Lefty blocks a subset of TGFß signals by antagonizing EGF-CFC coreceptors. PLoS Biology 2: 215-226.
  • Bennett JT, Joubin K, Cheng S, Aanstad P, Herwig R, Clark M, Lehrach H, Schier AF (2007) Nodal signaling activates differentiation genes during zebrafish gastrulation. Dev Bio 304: 525-540.

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (North)

3959 Broadway
Room 11
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5050

Fax: (212) 305-5935

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ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-8518

Fax: (212) 326-5654

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at CUMC