Dr. Anson Cheung

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Gender:M
Specialty:Cardiothoracic Surgeon
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Hospital: St. Paul's Hospital
Phone:604-806-8282
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Profile updated 08/06/12    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 16 reviews. Dr. Anson Cheung has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon-related: coronary artery bypass, heart valve repair, heart valve replacement, heart defects, artery surgery, heart surgery, lung surgery, esophagus surgery, heart transplant, lung transplant, pulmonary disease, esophageal disease, arterial disease, angioplasty, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, pacemaker, chest cavity surgery, stents
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RID: 2640629
05/05/13 5 5 5 5 a few years back i was in Van for a knee appointment....when i was informed my father was being medivaced from Haida Gwaii to St Pauls....he had all arteries blocked and his heart actually made a new channel to try and keep the body alive...dr cheung worked a miracle to rebuild his pump from years of abuse....when in recovery he had over 3 litres of fluid removed from lungs after surgery a normal complication...all the staff and surgeons were 110% to save him for a second time..i spent 3 weeks at the hospital and seen so many lives saved from these individuals they deserve all the recongition and more for their duties...cheung saved 4 people that day .and probably 50 more while i was helping pops recover...what a wonderfull man to live his life to save others and restore families for a little longer...all the best to him and his family 
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RID: 2598076
23/03/13 5 5 5 5 Anson Cheung a very skillful caring doctor who replaced my Mitral valve with a composite ring after he had operated on others at 3pm in the afternoon with one days notice to me,he fitted me in as a 76 yrs old man, I was so weak and only able to go upstairs on all fours. Since then I have been able to go out on a bike several times a week. St Paul's staff also were 100%,took great care of me. Once discharged and in the hands of my GP my problems came who had no idea what they had to "check up" on me. If you are booked for work with Anson,relax you got the best you could wish for,not a bit of doubt in my mind,who was admitted with a lot of fear. Now in my 80th year my heart is trouble free thanks to Anson Cheung and the staff on the 5th floor.  Respond
 
08/06/12 SYSTEM: Specialty changed from "Surgeon" to "Cardiothoracic Surgeon" 
RID: 1685407
13/01/12 3 2 1 2 Dr. Anson Cheung was very unprofessional and non informative when learning of my HIV status and quickly stopped my bypass surgery consulation. His uncaring and rudeness left me feeling stigmatized and discriminated against.  Respond
RID: 1658840
12/12/11 5 5 5 5 I was medivacked to St. Pauls for a heart transplant. (from Prince George) The emergency ward here gave me a 20 percent chance of surviving the trip. I thank God when I arived Dr. Anson Cheung wan in the building. First he saved my life, then he saved my heart. He went out of his way to introduce himself to me, when the drugs had worn of (2 weeks later).And i'm grateful to have a face to put to the name of this "angel'. He is a world renouned surgeon and a very modest and caring person. He could work anywhere in the world , and he chooses Vancouver. And I am so glad he does. Both Dr. Cheung and St Pauls hospital is top class, the BEST.  Respond
RID: 1523937
28/08/11 5 5 5 5 He performed quadruple bypass surgery on our 85 year old mother. His wonderful smile and compassion in addition to his knowledge and skill puts him number 1 on her list.  Respond
RID: 1492275
21/07/11 5 5 5 5 Dr. Anson Cheung replaced my Mitral valve and repaired Tricuspid valve, I only stayed in St. Paul for less than 7 days, he is a very professional young man, I don't talk to him much, but I can feel he is doing his job from his bottom of his heart and praise GOD for this good surgeon on earth.  Respond
RID: 1311647
09/12/10 5 5 5 5 As a man in my 70s unable to walk up the stairs, Anson has me on feet and my Bike now after placing a composite ring around the my heart valve.without Anson I would not be here now,for me he is a most wonderful clever great man.  Respond
RID: 1186033
09/06/10 5 5 5 5 Dr Cheung saved my husbands life by implanting a ventricular assist device and is awaiting aheart transplant, he explains everything to his patient so you understand and is very compassionate, too bad there arent more doctors like him  Respond
RID: 1150604
15/04/10 5 5 5 5 Dr. Cheung changed my life in many ways after a valve replacement. After many years of Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure and then the Mitril Valve leaking my quality of life has not been that great. Since the surgery I have much more energy. I can think a lot clearer. Even remember things better. I am very grateful for everything that Dr. Cheung and his surgical team as well as the nurses at ST. Paul's Hospital did for me. I feel better than I have in years. I have four grandchildren one only six days old. I wasn't sure if I'd be able to meet the newest member of our family, but because of Dr. Cheung's brilliance I did. Having the energy to play with my other grandchildren is such a blessing. I don't think thank-you is enough. You have changed my life Dr. Chueng and I am so grateful. The other posts are correct, You are a very caring Dr. From the bottom of our hearts my family and I thank you. I wish the very best to all the people that post on this site.  Respond
RID: 784963
09/02/09 5 5 5 5 Dr. Cheung recently performed my heart transplant. He is a remarkable surgeon, and a really nice guy. I was very comfortable when I first met him, and continued to be throughout my time in hospital. He saved my life, despite the odds, and a brutal 14 hour surgery with multiple complications. How can you ever thank someone enough for that.  Respond
RID: 616402
18/06/08 5 5 5 5 Dr.Cheung removed an atrial myxoma from my left atrium last summer(july/08)-wonderful job and a good man.-Daryl  Respond
RID: 593197
19/05/08 5 5 5 5 He saved my husband's life. Extremely competent, great with his patients. Couldn't recommend him more highly.  Respond
RID: 317095
12/05/07 5 5 5 performed major heart valve replacement and valve repair and tripple bypass  Respond
RID: 284673
17/04/07 5 5 5 Replaced my aortic valve two years ago and was a complete success. St Pauls kicked me out too soon and I was in three interior hospitals recovering, but that was no fault of an excellent surgeon.  Respond
RID: 196029
14/03/07 5 5 5 Cutting edge surgeon. He saved my life when he performed a quintuple cardiac bypass. Caring, compassionate,and he has a great smile that puts one at ease.  Respond
RID: 116058
28/01/07 5 5 5 Anson is a very skilled and knowledgeable surgeon. He is very honest with his patients and spends time explaining the procedure is great detail, after my surgery he met my family and spoke with them on the success of the operation. He is a star !!  Respond