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Ayesha Cheema, M.D.

Medical Director, Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City


  • Primary Care
  • Internal Medicine


  • English


  • Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City

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Ayesha Cheema, M.D.

Ayesha F. Cheema, M.D., is a Primary Care Doctor and Medical Director of Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City. She offers experienced and thoughtful primary care for adults of Howard County, including the neighborhoods of Columbia, Elkridge, Ellicott City, Catonsville and Marriottsville.

Expert Primary Care in the Columbia/Ellicott City Area

Dr. Ayesha Cheema provides the Howard County community with comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of acute and chronic patient conditions. She works closely with her patients to manage their immediate health needs as well as address long term concerns.

In addition to medical care for a range of illnesses, Dr. Cheema also provides wellness check-ups including annual physicals and routine exams. She provides care for patients 18 years and older.

Experienced Internal Medicine Doctor

Dr. Ayesha Cheema is an experienced primary care physician, treating adults of all ages and bringing with her a background in a range of health care roles. With Fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Cheema provides tailored care for mature adults, focusing on strategies to help them achieve their best health.

In addition to practicing outpatient primary care, Dr. Cheema also has served as a staff hospitalist and in nursing home settings. Her experience with the full continuum of care provides a unique perspective on health management and the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.

Training from Renowned Physician Leaders

Dr. Ayesha Cheema has numerous presentations, publications and abstracts to her credit. She has an extensive background in research studies and has worked alongside and under the tutelage of several renowned physicians, including cardiologists Dr. Lori Mosca and Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Access to Mercy’s Top Quality Specialty Physicians

Dr. Ayesha Cheema’s practice offers patients convenient, on-site access to expert Mercy physician specialists in a variety of medical and surgical areas. Her affiliation with Mercy Medical Center provides additional access to the hospital’s wide-ranging team of specialists, diagnostic services and Centers of Excellence.

Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship - Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Medical Degree - Allama Iqbal Medical College - Lahore, Pakistan


Insurances Accepted

See a list of insurances accepted at Mercy. Restrictions may apply. Patients should confirm coverage with their carrier prior to appointment date.