Biography

Edaire Cheng, M.D., received her B.S. degree from Rice University (2001) and earned her medical degree at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2005). She completed her residency in pediatric medicine (2008) and her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology (2011) at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.  

Dr. Cheng’s clinical interests include eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease. Her research interests include understanding the mechanisms of eosinophilic infiltration and tissue remodeling in the esophagus.

In 2019, Dr. Cheng was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2001-2005)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2005-2008), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2008-2011), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (2008)
  • Gastroenterology Research Group (2009)
  • American Gastroenterological Association (2009)
  • American Gastroenterological Association Women's Committee (2015)
Honors & Awards
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star 2019
  • SWMS Dean's Competitive Scholarship 2002-2004, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Fellowship2Leadership Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellows' Travel Grant 2010, Travel Award
  • Distinguished Achievement Award - North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows 2011, Abstract and Travel Award
  • Gastroenterology Research Group Fellows Travel Award 2010, Abstract and Travel Award
  • First Place Award - Research Poster Presentation 2012, Dallas VA Medical Center Research Week
  • UTSW Alumni Scholarship Program 2001-2003, UT Southwestern
  • Medical Center Woman's Club Scholarship 2001-2002, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Magna Cum Laude 2001
  • NASPGHAN Foundation/AstraZeneca Award 2012, for Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Research Scholar Award 2013, American Gastroenterological Association
Books & Publications
Research
  • Tissue remodeling and fibrosis in eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Therapeutic agents for eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Eotaxin-3 expression in eosinophilic esophagitis and GERD

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