Memorial Sloan Kettering Urologic Surgeon Felix Cheung

Felix Cheung, MD

Urologic Surgeon

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Male and Female Incontinence
  • BPH

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Associate Attending Surgeon
Get To Know Me

From an early age, I’ve always had an astute interest in understanding how the body works. This led me to study biology during my undergraduate years and later landed me in medical school. Being a physician — specifically, a urologic surgeon — allows me to take something I am passionate about and make a difference in people’s lives.

This provider is part of a team that was ranked #1 in the nation for Urology Cancer Care this year by U.S. News & World Report.

In my work on Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Urology Service, I focus on urinary issues, including incontinence, obstruction, prolapse, strictures, fistula diseases, and erectile dysfunction, among others. Most of the patients I see have urinary problems due to either benign or malignant causes.

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I believe in providing compassionate and personalized care to all my patients, whether we are addressing a routine urological problem or one that is more complex and could therefore require multidisciplinary treatment approaches. I am also a strong proponent of using the latest advances and technologies to provide the care that will get my patients the best possible outcomes. For example, I utilize da Vinci robotic systems to perform minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries for prolapse or stricture diseases. I have extensive experience in reconstructive surgery, as well as nonsurgical techniques. I work with my patients to determine which approach — surgical, nonsurgical, or a combination of both — is best for their individual needs.

Outside of my clinical practice, I play an active role in academic medicine, where I am especially interested in clinical research and medical education. My research focuses on urinary issues associated with cancer care, and I have published multiple peer-reviewed studies and reviews on contemporary urologic practices in leading journals. I am a firm believer of the value of medical education and, in my previous position at New York University Langone Long Island, led urology resident training as Associate Program Director of the Urology Residency.

I was born in Hong Kong, but I grew up on Long Island and spent most of my life in New York. I consider myself to be a native New Yorker and love everything that this amazing city has to offer.

My Role at MSK

A urologic surgeon is a doctor with special training in surgery on the genitourinary (jeh-nih-toh-YOOR-ih-nayr-ee) (GU) system. This includes the bladder, kidney, penis, prostate, and testicles.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Male and Female Incontinence
  • BPH
  • Urethral Stricture
  • UPJ Obsructions
  • Hydronephrosis, Ureteral stricture disease
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Recurrent UTI
  • Urinary Tract Fistulas
  • Genitourinary Reconstruction and Urinary Diversion
  • Kidney Stones
  • Bladder Stones
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Residencies

  • Urology Residency - Stony Brook University Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Voiding Dysfunction and Genitourinary Reconstruction - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Emblem to learn more.

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Fidelis to learn more.

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

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Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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Contact and Location

Dr. Cheung sees patients at two locations.

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Location
New York, NY
West Harrison, NY
500 Westchester Avenue West Harrison NY 10604

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Felix Cheung discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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