Say Goodbye to Compression Garments after Dr. Cheng’s Lymphedema Microsurgery

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


Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Bauback Safa, Mang Chen and Melissa Poh

August 6th, 2019


We are so delighted to have an outstanding plastic surgeon, 2019 Godina Fellow of ASRM visiting our Department last week - Dr. Bauback Safa from the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA. Surgery is teamworking. Through collaborations with Drs. Bauback Safa, Mang Chen and Melissa Poh, we successfully performed two gender-affirming surgeries including male-to-female and female-to-male procedures. Great satisfaction for both patients and doctors on the operation results. It was a unique experience and a rich exchange of knowledge ... Read More


New Lymphedema Chapter in Plastic Surgery Textbook

July 13th, 2019


Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery (8th edition) edited by Professor Kevin C. Chung was published on July 3rd, 2019. This textbook from Wolters Kluwer does not only provide a comprehensive resource to Plastic Surgery residents and medical students with solid information, profound knowledge and clinical practice of plastic and reconstruction surgery but also offers surgeons with the latest research and breakthroughs in this specialty. I would like to give my heartiest congratulations on this publication! I am very happy and... Read More


Congratulation! New Lymphedema Chapter in Textbook

July 13th, 2019


Operative Techniques in Breast Surgery, Trunk Reconstruction and Body Contouring edited by Professor Kevin C. Chung. I am very happy and honored to share my lymphedema microsurgery experiences in Chapter 34 “Lymphedema Microsurgery for Breast Cancer-Related Upper Limb Lymphedema”. ... Read More



July 13th, 2019


I am very proud of my team’s podium presentations at the 8th World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery April 25 to 27th, 2019. Most of the studies were publications at Journal of Surgery Oncology. ... Read More


Dr. Cheng was Invited at the 10 th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

June 15th, 2019


I would like to congratulate Drs. David Chang, Robert Walton, Gregory Evans, and Joon Pio Hong on their selection as the 11th President, President-Elect, Vice President, and Secretary General of WSRM respectively. Best wishes to the new leadership team as they will lead WSRM into the future and foster a new spirit of progress and collaboration for this wonderful global organization. Thanks to former President, Isao Koshima for his great contributions as well. I am so proud of my friends and I look forward to furthering inn... Read More


Dr. Cheng Presented at the 10 th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

June 15th, 2019


Just back from amazing 2019 WSRM meeting in Bologna, Italy. I am very proud of my team’s presentations and humbled to see my proposed VLNT mechanism was cited by other presenters many times at the conference. I also had a great time catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. ... Read More


Dr. Cheng was Invited to the 2nd USC Annual Multi-disciplinary Approach to Lymphedema and Related Disorders Symposium

June 8th, 2019


I had a great experience at the 2nd USC Annual Multi-disciplinary Approach to Lymphedema and Related Disorders Symposium at the gorgeous Santa Monica Beach, CA this weekend. It is really exciting to participate and meet with so many specialists and learn their amazing work in their respective fields. Thanks to Dr. Ketan Patel for his kind invitation and congratulations on organizing such a successful conference! Also, it’s a great pleasure to meet Kathy Bates again. Her speech is always so inspirational, and I appreciate... 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

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