Joseph Y. Cheung, M.D.

  1. Sleep Medicine Specialist


Grupos especializados


  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.

Prior to medical school, he had training in genetics/genomics under Dr. Stephen Scherer at the Centre for Applied Genomics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He then 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. 2017
    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

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Small Grant Pilot Project AwardDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Young Investigators Research Forum Trainee Travel AwardAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  3. 2015
    Trainee Travel AwardSleep Research Network
  4. 2013
    The Abdullah M. Nassief Award Washington University in St. Louis
  5. 2006
    Completion of the Visiting Fellowship Program in Functional MRI Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  2. 2020 - present
    Committee Member and Reviewer, Futures Grants InvestigatorAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  3. 2016 - 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine