Jee Won Cheong, D.O., prizes his role as an advocate for cancer patients, as well as the rapport that he builds with patients and their families. He chose to specialize in palliative and supportive care medicine because of the direct impact he has on care. Knowing that cancer treatment can be an arduous journey with many ups and downs, Dr. Cheong aims to help patients use the medical information they receive to make decisions that best align with their values and goals.
After years of volunteering in different health care settings, he earned his degree as an osteopath from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. He then completed a residency in family medicine at Rowan University in New Jersey and a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Univeristy of California Los Angeles.
Raised in Southern California and fluent in Korean, Dr. Cheong is an avid sports fan who enjoys playing golf.