John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center
Dr. Ka Ling (Karin) Cheung serves as a pulmonary and sleep medicine specialist in our Walnut Creek office. Dr. Cheung is also the current medical director for Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services at the John Muir Medical Center. Dr. Cheung received her undergraduate education and medical school training at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Dr. Cheung completed her medical residency at Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and her pulmonary, critical care and sleep fellowship at Yale. Dr. Cheung began working in pulmonary and sleep medicine at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Delaware in 1997 and stayed until 2001. At Nanticoke, Dr. Cheung directed the Pulmonary Function Lab and Respiratory Care Department. From 2001-2003, she was a pulmonologist/intensivist/sleep physician with Abington Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates in Abington, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cheung has been working in California since 2003 when she joined the Respiratory Medical Group (now part of BASS Medical Group) and the John Muir medical staff. Dr. Cheung is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine. She is also a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Cheung speaks English, Dutch, Chinese, German, and French. She enjoys golf, hiking, reading, nature photography, travel, modern jazz and classical music.