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Derrick Cheung, MD

Derrick Cheung, MD

Director, Interventional Endoscopy, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Physicians Pavilion
86 Saint Felix Street
7th Floor
Internal Medicine
Medical School: 
St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY and New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Medical Conditions Treated: 
  • Abdominal pain
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Dyspepsia
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Constipation
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Colon cancer and colon polyps
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroparesis
  • Celiac disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver and other chronic liver diseases
  • Pancreatic and biliary cysts
  • Pancreatic diseases and cancer
  • Hepatobiliary diseases and cancer
Treatment and Procedures: 
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy placement
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoluminal stenting
  • Endoscopic suturing
  • Endoscopic fistula closure/creation
  • Stricture dilation
  • Barrett’s management 
  • Device-assisted deep enteroscopy
Public Transportation Available: 
Access for the Disabled: 
Languages Spoken in Office: 
English, Spanish, Cantonese
About Derrick Cheung, MD: 

Dr. Cheung attended St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn. He subsequently completed an additional year of advanced endoscopy fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.

Dr. Cheung’s main clinical interests include pancreatic and hepato-biliary diseases. His expertise is in advanced therapeutic endoscopy including; endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), altered anatomy ERCP, cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound-guided cystgastrostomy and necrosectomy, complex polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), device assisted deep enteroscopy, enteral stenting, endoscopic suturing, management of gastrointestinal strictures, endoscopic fistula closure/creation and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus.

He served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and served as the Director of Advanced Endoscopy at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn. He completed the majority of his clinical training in Brooklyn and is well known in the Brooklyn community for his excellent advanced endoscopic skills. He is an outstanding teacher and has served as a mentor to numerous gastroenterology fellows and medical residents.

He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has presented his research work at several national gastroenterology conferences, including Digestive Disease Week and the American College of Gastroenterology.

Medical Service: 
Gastroenterology & Hepatology