Dr. Ivan Cheng provides consultation and treatment for patients with all spinal disorders, including cervical spine and complex spinal deformities.

After obtaining his degree at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Cheng completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at U.C. Davis and his spine surgery fellowship with the world-renowned spine surgery group at Washington University in St. Louis. Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Cheng has received many awards including the Timothy Bray Trauma Award from U.C. Davis, the Saul Halpern Orthopaedic Teacher of the Year Award from Stanford, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Prize in Clinical Research, and Outstanding Paper Awards from the North American Spine Society. He was a Full Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in a tenured-line at Stanford University prior to moving to Austin.

In addition to the latest techniques in spinal reconstruction, Dr. Cheng is also trained in minimally invasive surgery and motion-preserving surgery.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Cheng sees patients from all over the world. He is married with two young sons. He enjoys spending time with his family, biking, snowboarding, fitness, and trying new foods.


Medical School
Harvard Medical School

University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

Washington University in St. Louis


St. David's Medical Center
St. David's Georgetown Hospital



Procedures & Conditions

  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Degenerative Back Conditions
  • Degenerative Neck Conditions
  • Disc Replacement
  • Fractures
  • Herniated or Ruptured Disc
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Kyphosis
  • Stenosis
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Decompression
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Care


Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Surgery

Office Locations

Central Austin Office
3000 N. IH 35
Suite 708
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (512) 347-7463
Fax: (737) 202-2561

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Accepted Insurance

Please call to verify.

Additional Locations

Austin Spine - Georgetown Office

1904 Railroad Ave., Suite 100
Georgetown, TX 78626
Phone: (512) 347-7463

Austin Spine - Lakeway Office

14425 Falcon Head Blvd. , Building A
Austin, TX 78738
Phone: (512) 347-7463