Lily Cheng, MD


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Surgery 2021
University of California San Francisco Residency General Surgery 2019
Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship 2014
University of California, Davis School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2012
University of California San Diego Bachelors Bachelors of Science 2007

Personal Statement

Dr. Cheng is a board-eligible pediatric surgeon who provides care in all aspects of pediatric surgery. Her interest in pediatric surgery began when she had heart surgery as a child. She now strives to provide compassionate and complete care for all of her patients. She completed her general surgery training at the University of California San Francisco and a research fellowship in pediatric surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital before coming to Texas Children’s Hospital for pediatric surgery fellowship. After completing her training, Dr. Cheng was thrilled to join the fantastic team of pediatric surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and in the surgical treatment and management of complex conditions of the colon and rectum, including bowel management.

Clinical Interests

Colorectal Disease (Hirschsprung disease, anorectal malformations, idiopathic constipation), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Research Interests

Dr. Cheng has a strong interest in Hirschsprung disease and is currently working to improve the understanding and management of this disease.


  • American College of Surgeons - Associate Fellow
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association - Candidate Member, Publications Committee
  • Association for Academic Surgery - Active Member
  • Society of Asian American Surgeons - Active Member

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