San Francisco dermatologist elected CMA vice speaker

October 23, 2022

San Francisco physician Lawrence Cheung, M.D., was elected the new Vice Speaker of the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates at the association’s annual meeting this weekend in Los Angeles. In that role, he will serve as a member of the CMA Executive Committee.

Dr. Cheung has been a dermatologist in solo private practice for 17 years. As a part of his practice, Dr. Cheung conducts and serves as principal investigator for clinical trials. He also serves as a volunteer dermatology preceptor at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. 

Dr. Cheung has been a member of the CMA Board of Trustees since 2020, after having previously served as chair of the CMA House of Delegates District VIII Delegation and as a member of the CMA Council on Science and Public Health. He also previously served on the Board of Directors for San Francisco Health Plan as a mayoral-appointed San Francisco County Commissioner. 

Dr. Cheung has been a member of CMA and the San Francisco-Marin Medical Society 2006. He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatological Surgery.

The full 2022-2023 CMA Executive Committee includes:

  • President: Donaldo Hernandez, M.D., Santa Cruz

  • President-Elect: Tanya W. Spirtos, M.D., Redwood City

  • Chair of the Board: Shannon L. Udovic-Constant, M.D., San Francisco

  • Vice-Chair of the Board: Sergio R. Flores, M.D., San Diego

  • Speaker of the House: Jack Chou, M.D., Los Angeles

  • Vice-Speaker of the House: Lawrence Cheung, M.D., San Francisco



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