Jennifer Yeong-Shin Sheng, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Languages: English, Mandarin




The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-0682
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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-537-4000
5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016
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Dr. Jenni Sheng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine and oncology. Caring for men and women with cancer, she addresses living with, through and beyond cancer. As she primarily treat patients with breast cancer, she discusses the best treatment options, manages symptoms from the cancer and treatment-related side effects and focuses on psychosocial aspects of care. In keeping with comprehensive survivorship care, she plans surveillance and screening and encourages health promotion (diet, exercise and interpersonal relationships) and care coordination. more


  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Oncology - Division of Women's Malignancies



  • MD; UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School (2013)


  • Internal Medicine; Temple University Medical Center (2016)


  • Medical Oncology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2017)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology) (2018)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Sheng's research focuses on addressing the needs of breast cancer patients, especially improving quality of life and addressing comorbidity, promptly detecting sequela of endocrine therapy, determining the optimal population for and timing of survivorship care and furthering obesity management in breast cancer patients. 

Selected Publications

Sheng JY, Blackford AL, Bardia A, Venkat R, Rosson G, Giles J, Hayes DF, Jeter SC, Zhang Z, Hayden J, Nguyen A, Storniolo AM, Tarpinian K, Henry NL, Stearns V. Prospective evaluation of finger two-point discrimination and carpal tunnel syndrome among women with breast cancer receiving adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Aug; 176(3): 617-624. PMCID: PMC7082853

Sheng JY, Santa-Maria CA, Mangini N, Norman H, Couzi R, Nunes R, Wilkinson M, Visvanathan K, Connolly RM, Roussos-Torres ET, Fetting JH, Armstrong DK, Tao JJ, Jacobs L, Wright JL, Thorner ED, Hodgdon C, Horn S, Wolff AC, Stearns V, and Smith KL. Management of Breast Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Stage- and Subtype-Specific Approach. JCO Oncology Practice. 2020 Oct; 16 (10): 665-674. PMCID: PMC7564133

Sheng JY, Blackford AL, Lim D, Carpenter A, Snyder CF. The impact of weight loss on physical function and symptoms in overweight or obese breast Cancer survivors: results from POWER-remote. J Cancer Survivorship. 2021 May 20; 10.1007. PMCID: PMC8605026

Sheng JY, Skuli SJ, Bantug ET, Zafman N, Riley C, Ruck JM, Smith KC, Snyder CF, Smith KL, Stearns V, Wolff AC. Late effects in in a high-risk population of breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2021 Feb; 30(2): 1749-1757. PMCID: PMC8732297

Goyal A, Milner GE, Cimino-Mathews A, Visvanathan K, Wolff AC, Sharma D, Sheng JY. Weight gain after hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. Current Oncology. 2022 June 6; 29 (6): 4090-4103. PMCID: PMC9222132

Activities & Honors


  • Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, Breast Cancer Research Foundation Cure, 2019
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Center Young Investigator Award, 2020
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