Joseph Y. Cheung, M.D.

  1. Sleep Medicine Specialist

Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Joseph Cheung, M.D. is a sleep medicine specialist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He specializes in treating a wide range of sleep disorders, including, but not limited to: sleep apneas; snoring; narcolepsy; insomnia; circadian rhythm sleep wake disorders, and restless legs syndrome.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont in Burlington, where he also obtained a Master of Science in neuroscience. He went on to complete his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis at Barnes Jewish Hospital. During residency, he received the Abdullah M. Nassief Award for his dedication in teaching, compassion and clinical service. Dr. Cheung then completed his sleep medicine fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California.

Dr. Cheung is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in neurology and sleep medicine. His research interest focuses on applications of wearable and other digital technologies to the study of sleep. Dr. Cheung has taken part in several clinical trial studies and has authored and co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, and says he is highly committed to teaching and mentoring trainees.

  1. Actigraphy
  2. Multiple sleep latency test
  3. Polysomnography
  1. 2019
    Research Fellowship - NIH T32The Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
  2. 2015
    Clinical Fellowship - Sleep MedicineStanford University School of Medicine
  3. 2014
    Residency - NeurologyWashington University in St. Louis School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital
  4. 2011
    Internship - Internal MedicineWashington University in St. Louis School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital
  5. 2010
    MS - NeuroscienceUniversity of Vermont
  6. 2010
    MDUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine
  7. 2000
    BS - BiochemistryUniversity of British Columbia


  1. 2015
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2014
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology