Dr. Michael L. Cheng is an academic medical oncologist and Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he leads clinical and translational research focused on advancing discoveries in cancer genomics and developing improved therapies for thoracic malignancies, especially Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Dr. Cheng received his M.D. from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UCSF and his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to returning to UCSF, Dr. Cheng was an Assistant Professor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cheng strives to provide individualized, compassionate care with a focus on precision oncology, and continues to be inspired by the tangible and substantial patient benefit driven by research advances. Dr. Cheng sees patients at UCSF Health, and his clinic is located in the Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.