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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 ... Read More


Dr. Cheng Presented at 2020 American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Annual Meeting

January 12th, 2020


Very happy to have managed to attend the 2020 American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) Annual Meeting at Marriott Harbor Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It is such an inspirational multi-disciplinary platform for preeminent microsurgeons and scholars from all over the world to exchange and share the best practices and renowned techniques of their specialization. I presented “VLNT for upper limb lymphedema” as a panelist at the American Association of Hand Surgery and “What is new in Lymphedema surgery... Read More


Dr.Cheng was Invited at the 49th Portuguese National Plastic Surgery Meeting in Porto

November 15th, 2019


A privilege and great pleasure to be invited by Drs. Manuel Caneiro and Alvaro Silva for the 49th Portuguese National Plastic Surgery Meeting in beautiful Porto, Portugal. It was an excellent and fun experience at this collaborative event that brought together a national audience and international speakers for the lymphedema microsurgery, difficult replantation, and robotic icrosurgery. I presented two speeches - “Patient Selection and Outcome of Lymphedema Microsurgery” and “Extracranial-Intracranial Arterial Bypass... Read More


Dr.Cheng presented at 88th Plastic Surgery The Meeting

October 16th, 2019


I am so glad to participate as a committee member of the 88th Plastic Surgery. The meeting at beautiful San Diego, California, September 20- 23. This excellent meeting, as usual, brings together the top plastic surgeons who improve the outcomes of plastic surgery and share their expertise with colleagues from over 74 countries this year. We had a successful board meeting of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery journal this morning. We were so proud and excited to see a significant increase in article submissions and impact factor ... Read More


Dr. Cheng Presents at the 8th the World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS) 2019.04.26-04.27

April 27th, 2019


The World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS) has established a platform to present the most recent scientific advances and future directions in the development and treatment of lymphedema through the efforts of world-renowned experts in this field. The WSLS has played a key role in leading the progress in basic science research and clinical practices in lymphedema surgery since 2011. Seven live surgeries were successfully demonstrated at 8th World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery. Variable donor sites for vascular... Read More


Pre-congress: Hand-on Supermicrosurgery Course

April 25th, 2019


In order to provide in-depth learning for the members, I specially organized a one-day Hands-on Course and invited masters of microsurgery to come and guide one-on-one with the participants. The new supermicrosurgery course has been devised for one day with a full-time schedule as part of the 8th WSLS symposium with the aim to provide to the participants specific supermicrosurgery skills to perform lymphovenous anastomoses (LVA) with different techniques. A total of 23 participants from 12 countries attended to this event... Read More


Dr. Cheng Is an Invited Speaker at the Chicago Breast Symposium and 7th World Symposium on Lymphedema Surgery

April 30th, 2018


Congratulations to Dr. David Chang on such a successful event of the Chicago Breast Symposium and 7th World Symposium on Lymphedema Surgery, April 26-28, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Under his leadership, the reputation of both symposiums increases higher than ever. This meeting provided a great platform where experts, physicians, and therapists can share and exchange the most up-to-date researches, diagnosis, management, and treatments of lymphedema and lymphatic disease. Thank you for including me in the programs. I pre... Read More


Dr. Cheng Presents at the Annual Meeting of American Surgical Association (ASA)

April 21st, 2018


It was my great honor and privilege to have a podium presentation for 25 minutes at the 138 the Annual Meeting of American Surgical Association (ASA), Phoenix, Arizona, April 19th to 21st, 2018. The topic of my presentation was “Validity in the application of the novel Taiwan Lymphoscintigraphy staging and clinical grading systems for unilateral extremity lymphedema”. Among hundreds of submissions, only 32 papers were accepted and granted at this esteemed meeting this year. The Annals of Surgery is the official public... Read More


Dr. Cheng Presents at the 10th Annual Meeting of Chinese Breast Cancer Society

March 19th, 2018


Great pleasure to attend the 10th Annual Meeting of Chinese Breast Cancer Society, Hangzhou, March 17, 2018. I presented my experience with making an accurate diagnosis of breast cancer-related lymphedema, and selecting the appropriate treatments for lymphedema. The most discussed topics in this conference were how to select the breast conservative treatment (preserving breast) versus breast reconstruction; and how to minimize the complications of breast cancer-related lymphedema versus lymphedema microsurgery. It was great... Read More

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