Cherry C. Uy

Cherry Uy, MD


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

neonatal infection, brain and whole body cooling, newborn respiratory diseases

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  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • English
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog
Medical School
Far Eastern University - Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New JerseyPediatrics
UCI Medical CenterNeonatologoy
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Division of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine
  • Medical Director — UCI Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2009, 2011, 2013-16, 2018-2022
  • Best Doctors in America®, Pediatrics — 2015-2017
  • 20 Women to Watch in 2009, Orange County Metro Magazine
  • UCI School of Medicine Pediatric Residency Director's Award, 2005
More Information

Dr. Cherry C. Uy is a board-certified UCI Health neonatologist who specializes in neonatal and perinatal medicine and the care of critically ill newborns and premature infants.

Uy is the medical director of the UCI Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UCI Medical Center. Her clinical interests include neonatal infection, brain and whole body cooling and newborn respiratory diseases.

She earned her medical degree from the Far Eastern University – Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in Quezon City, the Philippines. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the former  University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey in Newark, followed by fellowship training in neonatology at UCI Medical Center and the UCI School of Medicine.

Her research interests include neonatal and perinatal outcomes.

Uy, who speaks Chinese and Tagalog, sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6933