For over thirty years, Dr. Cheney has been a pioneering clinical researcher in the field of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He has published almost forty articles in peer reviewed medical journals or poster presentations and lectured around the world on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). He is an internationally recognized authority on the subject of CFS. Dr. Cheney holds a PhD in Physics from Duke University in Durham, NC and is a graduate (MD) of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA where he also completed his internal medicine residency and is Board Certified.
While practicing on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, NV in 1985, Dr Cheney helped lead a landmark, multi-institution research effort to study a localized outbreak of what would eventually be known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome . Since 1990, Dr. Cheney headed the Cheney Clinic, PA, located primarily in Asheville, NC from 2001 through 2015. The Cheney Clinic has had over 20,000 CFS patient contacts and evaluated over 8,000 patients with CFS from 48 states and 27 foreign countries and saw only CFS patients. Dr. Cheney presently runs a consultation practice on CFS from the newly created Cheney Institute, PLLC as of 2016 and also located in Asheville, NC.