Phillip Ming-Da Cheng, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
AddressUNH 9281 2nd Floor
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9281
Phone+1 323 865 3203
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    I am a body radiologist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. My primary clinical interests and responsibilities are in abdominal imaging and image-guided interventions.

    My research interests involve machine learning and informatics applied to problems in radiology. See my research website below for further details.

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    1. Tackling the Radiological Society of North America Pneumonia Detection Challenge. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 09; 213(3):568-574. Pan I, Cadrin-Chênevert A, Cheng PM. PMID: 31120793.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Artificial Intelligence for Medical Image Analysis: A Guide for Authors and Reviewers. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 03; 212(3):513-519. England JR, Cheng PM. PMID: 30557049.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Refining Convolutional Neural Network Detection of Small-Bowel Obstruction in Conventional Radiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 02; 212(2):342-350. Cheng PM, Tran KN, Whang G, Tejura TK. PMID: 30476452.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Detection of Traumatic Pediatric Elbow Joint Effusion Using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 12; 211(6):1361-1368. England JR, Gross JS, White EA, Patel DB, England JT, Cheng PM. PMID: 30300006.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Acute eosinophilic appendicitis: a radiologic-pathologic correlation. Clin Imaging. 2018 Sep - Oct; 51:337-340. Yaeger AA, Cheng PM, Tatishchev S, Whang G. PMID: 29960267.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Qualitative Reporting of Lesion Number: Do Radiologists and Referring Physicians Understand Each Other? J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Aug; 15(8):1178-1181. England JR, Cheng PM, Romero M. PMID: 29784626.
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    7. Detection of high-grade small bowel obstruction on conventional radiography with convolutional neural networks. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 05; 43(5):1120-1127. Cheng PM, Tejura TK, Tran KN, Whang G. PMID: 28828625.
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    8. Deep Learning: A Primer for Radiologists. Radiographics. 2017 Nov-Dec; 37(7):2113-2131. Chartrand G, Cheng PM, Vorontsov E, Drozdzal M, Turcotte S, Pal CJ, Kadoury S, Tang A. PMID: 29131760.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 73     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Transfer Learning with Convolutional Neural Networks for Classification of Abdominal Ultrasound Images. J Digit Imaging. 2017 04; 30(2):234-243. Cheng PM, Malhi HS. PMID: 27896451.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Patient Vertical Centering and Correlation with Radiation Output in Adult Abdominopelvic CT. J Digit Imaging. 2016 08; 29(4):428-37. Cheng PM. PMID: 26810981.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Active Surveillance of Small Renal Masses: A Review on the Role of Imaging With a Focus on Growth Rate. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 40(4):517-23. Nayyar M, Cheng P, Desai B, Cen S, Desai M, Gill I, Duddalwar V. PMID: 27331922.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    12. Histogram-Based Discrimination of Intravenous Contrast in Abdominopelvic Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Mar-Apr; 40(2):234-7. Cheng PM. PMID: 26760194.
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    13. Pulmonary pseudoemboli: a new artifact arising from a commercial metal artifact reduction algorithm for computed tomographic image reconstruction. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 38(2):159-62. Cheng PM, Romero M, Duddalwar VA. PMID: 24625615.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Automated pediatric abdominal effective diameter measurements versus age-predicted body size for normalization of CT dose. J Digit Imaging. 2013 Dec; 26(6):1151-5. Cheng PM, Vachon LA, Duddalwar VA. PMID: 23836080.
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    15. Automated estimation of abdominal effective diameter for body size normalization of CT dose. J Digit Imaging. 2013 Jun; 26(3):406-11. Cheng PM. PMID: 22955797.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Complete tumor encapsulation on magnetic resonance imaging: a potentially useful imaging biomarker for better survival in solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2013 Mar; 19(3):283-91. Lu DS, Siripongsakun S, Kyong Lee J, Wei SH, Cheng PM, Sabounchi S, Lee JS, Raman S, Tong MJ, Busuttil RW, Sayre J. PMID: 23280814.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. MLL Rearrangment and EVI1 Deletion in BCR/ABL1 Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. J Assoc Genet Technol. 2013; 39(4):190-4. Ivanov A, Sukhanova M, Raul T, Borinets O, Hui W, Aggarwal V, Raca G. PMID: 26036794.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. What the radiologist needs to know about urolithiasis: part 1--pathogenesis, types, assessment, and variant anatomy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jun; 198(6):W540-7. Cheng PM, Moin P, Dunn MD, Boswell WD, Duddalwar VA. PMID: 22623568.
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    19. What the radiologist needs to know about urolithiasis: part 2--CT findings, reporting, and treatment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jun; 198(6):W548-54. Cheng PM, Moin P, Dunn MD, Boswell WD, Duddalwar VA. PMID: 22623569.
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    20. Logistic regression analysis of MR fetal lung volume. Radiology. 2009 Mar; 250(3):957; author reply 957. Cheng PM, Sayre JW. PMID: 19244060.
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    21. Superior sensitivity of angiographic detection of arteriovenous fistula after biopsy in a renal allograft with CO2 compared with iodinated contrast medium. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Dec; 17(12):1963-6. Cheng PM, Van Allan RJ. PMID: 17185694.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. PET/CT scanner instrumentation, challenges, and solutions. Radiol Clin North Am. 2004 Nov; 42(6):1017-32, vii. Alessio AM, Kinahan PE, Cheng PM, Vesselle H, Karp JS. PMID: 15488555.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Relationship between changes of glomus cell current and neural response of rat carotid body. J Neurophysiol. 1995 Nov; 74(5):2077-86. Cheng PM, Donnelly DF. PMID: 8592198.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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