Vera H. Cheng, M.D.

Dr. Cheng is a board-certified anesthesiologist at The Orthopaedic Surgery Center. She began practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in 2005.

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, Dr. Cheng went on to earn her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Immediately following, she enrolled at the University of Washington Medicine in Seattle, Washington, where she completed a transitional internship and anesthesiology residency program.

Dr. Cheng is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Outside of her work at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, Dr. Cheng enjoys biking, traveling, water sports, and being a mother.



University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1985

Medical School

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1990


Transitional, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1990 - 1991


Anesthesiology, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1991 - 1994


American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists

Surgery Center Affiliation

  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Medical Interests

  • Specializes in Regional Anesthesia
  • Outpatient/Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Medical Mission Volunteer