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Dr.Cheng gave A Virtual Visiting Professor Lecture at The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

August 12th, 2020


I have appreciated the opportunity to give a virtual visiting professor lecture for UCLA today. It brought back memories of the training I took with Dr. William Shaw for one month in 1999. Today’s course is a general introduction of lymphedema microsurgery that covers topics including clinical evaluation, image diagnosis, lymphatic severity grading, VLNT, and LVA patient selection, surgical techniques, long-term outcomes, and mechanism of vascularized lymph node transfer. I wanted to thank Drs. Andrew Da Lio, Justine Lee, ... Read More


Dr.Cheng Presented at The 2020 Virtual Duke Flap Course

August 2nd, 2020


Feel so privileged to be part of the renowned training program with many amazing and talented surgical experts at the 2020 Virtual Duke Flap Course. A wonderful experience to share my presentation of “Vascularized Lymph Node Flap” and especially a breakout discussion panel with Dr. David Song on lymphedema treatments. Congratulations to Drs. Scott Hollenbeck and Detlev Erdmann and all the faculty at Duke University Medical Center for such an outstanding organization to make this virtual conference a great success! An as... Read More


Congratulation! New Paper Published in The Journal of Microsurgery

July 15th, 2020


Congratulation to Dr. Tiffany Ting-Fong Liu! It is great to share a new publication entitled “Lymphedema microsurgery improved outcomes of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema” in the Journal of Microsurgery. This article highlights the significant improvement of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema using either vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) or lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA). 85% of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema required a VLNT rather than LVA to achieve an optimal outcome and satisfactory quality ... Read More


Congratulation! Papers Published in the Journal Surgical Oncology

Congratulation! Papers Published in the Journal Surgical Oncology

December 29th, 2019


I want to express my sincere appreciation to the Editor-in-Chief Dr. Stephen Sener of Journal Surgical Oncology, and the co-guest editors Ketan Patel, David W Chang, Jaume Masia, and Isao Koshima, for the publications of supplement issue of the 8th World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery in Volume 121, Issue 1, Journal Surgical Oncology, January 2020. My heartfelt thanks for the dedication, hard work, and contributions to our fellows, residents, colleagues and research team. Without support from all of you, this superlative p... Read More


Lower Extremity Lymphedema Patient by Mr. Sassan from Iran

December 22nd, 2019


I would like to extend a big thank you to Dr. Cheng and his wonderful team at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Their attention to details to ensure my surgery was a success was second to none. I had never seen anything like this before. I am lost for words. Dr. Cheng, thank you for giving me my life back. I will be indebted to you for the rest of my life. You're a lifesaver! ... Read More


Congratulation! Two Papers Published in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

November 15th, 2019


I feel so happy and humbled to share the great news that two research papers were recently published in the October Issue at Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open and Plastic Surgery (SAGE Journals). The first paper was to validate the accuracy of the manual tape measurement that is reproducible and proven by the CT morphomics analysis for lymphedema extremity. The second one was to differentiate the process between arterial and venous occlusion using laser Doppler Flowmetry in a free tissue transfer. It is solely beca... Read More


Raises Breast Reconstruction Awareness in October

October 16th, 2019


It was a great pleasure and honor to share my journey as a surgeon of breast constructions at the grand round of our Department at CGMH this morning. A one-hour recap of my surgical publications (40 SCI papers, 7 book chapters, and 1 book), approaches, techniques, and outcomes of autologous and implant-based breast reconstructions, and a future outlook was presented to the audience. Patient satisfaction and improved life quality are always essential for my surgical results. With strong support from many local organizations, ... Read More


Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Jesse C. Selber As a Visiting Professor

October 3rd, 2019


Great to have Professor Jesse C. Selber, an incredibly talented robotic-microsurgeon, from The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center as our Visiting Professor this week. The residents, fellows and faculty were so impressed and excited to witness his stunning talks on “Vascularized composite allograft”, “Breast implant associated - anaplastic large cell lymphoma” and “Robotics in plastic surgery. We appreciate his time, knowledge and experience shared with us. Thanks for being such an amazing teacher, frien... Read More


Dr. Cheng Was Invited to The University of Michigan As an Adjunct Professor

August 12th, 2019


It was a great pleasure visiting the University of Michigan again and being part of their excellent medical education as an adjunct professor. I am so proud of their outstanding faculty and have learned a lot from their organization, enthusiasm and hard work. It was a great honor for allowing me to present my 2 recent published research papers, demonstrate cadaver dissections, and have a successful discussion meeting for next joint research projects. I would like to express my thankfulness to Dr. Paul Cederna for his warm ho... Read More


Congratulation! New Paper Published in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

August 8th, 2019


I am so excited and feel humbled to share the great news that our recent article “Comparison of Outcomes between Side-to-End and End-to-End Lymphovenous Anastomoses for Early-Grade Extremity Lymphedema” was published in the Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, August 2019. This accomplishment cannot be achieved without the hard work, support, and talents of our team. Congratulations on their well-deserved success and achievement! ... Read More

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