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Education and Credentials

Medical Education:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH
Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH
Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH
Board Certification:
Family Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Resources for My Patients

Diseases and Conditions



Office Visit

General References

Offices and Directions

South Balt County Med Ctr

Family Practice FPR1
Office Address: 
1701 Twin Springs Rd
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Phone Numbers: 


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Andrew Taylor Still, the founder of osteopathic medicine, stated "The object of the physician is to find health - anyone can find disease." My goal is to help my patients achieve optimal health through promoting a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention. I chose family practice as my specialty so I can take care of the whole family - keeping everyone healthy and thriving!

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctor, Washingtonian Magazine, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Recognition Program, 2011-2014
  • Best Doctor, Prince George's County Gazette and Gazette-Star, 2013

Roles and Responsibilities

Professional Affiliations

What My Patients Say

Dr. Cheatham is an awesome doctor. She answers questions and gives great medical advice. She's the doctor for my entire family. - EA

I was having a sore throat and ear ache. I was able to get an appointment right away. - PB

I always have a great visit — from the beginning to the end. The front desk is very polite, and Dr. Cheatham is always on point! - SH

My first meeting and experience with Dr. Cheatham was wonderful. She was relaxed, not rushing and on time. She made sure that any and all questions were answered and explained. - BL

Just a great and wonderful person and doctor. I'm always greeted with a friendly and cheerful smile that is followed by a question "how are you feeling". Dr. Cheatham makes you feel comfortable and relaxed. She will let you know whether you are doing good as well as let you know what areas you need to improve in. Thank you Dr. Cheatham. - CW

Even when I am sick I enjoy seeing Dr. Cheatham because when I leave, I know I am going to get better and [that] reminds me what a great doctor she is. [She is] someone who is loving, caring, patient, considerate, thoughtful, kind, pleasant and compassionate with a willingness to help. She has empathy and understanding .... She is a great doctor with [an] excellent bedside manner. - NC

It was a great and wonderful day when Dr. Cheatham came on board at Kaiser Permanente. I've read many comments about her. They were all excellent and I concur with each and every one of them .... If I had ten thumbs, all of them would be pointing up for Dr. Cheatham. Thank God for a great person and doctor. - CW