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

I wish everyone have a great year

December 31st, 2018


It couldn’t have been better to wrap up the year with great success on several challenging and complicated cases of lymphedema microsurgery this month. I thank my surgical team for their hard work and tireless efforts to perform those difficult operations with me. Thank you very much - Jean, Rogi, Judy, and Courtney! I would also like to want to thank my mentors, staffs, residents, fellows, colleagues, research team, and friends for the great support and friendship throughout the year. I have had 18 papers being accepted ... Read More


Congratulations to Our Center of LymphedemaTreatment

December 15th, 2018


Great honor to share our latest publication “Outcomes of Lymphedema Microsurgery for Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema With or Without Microvascular Breast Reconstruction” at Annals of Surgery, in December 2018, 268(6):1076-1083, which you can find here: This paper highlighted the statistically significant improvement with preferable outcomes in breast cancer-related lymphedema patients treated with ... Read More


We Welcome Dr. Bauback Safa As a Visting Professor

December 13th, 2018


Dr. Safa gave us another fascinating talk in “The State of Art in Phalloplasty” at the Grand Rounds on this Monday. Our entire department was thrilled to have him joining us. He has been such an amazing teacher, mentor, and inspiration to so many during his visit! I would like to thank him again for sharing his valuable time with us. I hope he had a good time in Taiwan and will come back to visit us soon! ... Read More


Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Bauback Safa from the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco as a Speaker

December 9th, 2018


We are honored to have the legendary icon of replantation, Dr. Bauback Safa, President of the American Trans Gender Society, with our Department to share his wisdom and inspiration. Dr. Safa is an internationally renowned reconstructive microsurgeon and hand surgeon at the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA. Faculty, residents, fellows, and students all enjoyed the great learning experiences with him. I performed a "vascularized lymph node flap transfer” surgery on a grade II lymphedema patient as a showcase of my recent app... Read More


Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Kevin Chung from the University of Michigan as a Guest Speaker

March 4th, 2018


It is our great honor to have Dr. Kevin Chung from the University of Michigan (UM) visiting us again as our Distinguished Professor last week. He gave us a grand round of hand surgery for Plastic Surgery and Orthopedics, and a series of research master classes. Appreciate the time, experience and knowledge you shared with us. We have learned so much and made incredible progress through the commitment, interaction, leadership, and trust from the collaboration between UM and CGMH. I cannot thank Dr. Chung enough for his treme... Read More


Dr. Cheng Was Invited to the Division of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine As A Visiting Professor

February 24th, 2018


I felt so honored to be given the opportunity to visit the Division of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine as a Visiting Professor in San Francisco last week. It was a great experience to meet with many bright enthusiastic young plastic surgeons at this prestigious medical institution. I gave several lectures on reconstructive microsurgery and performed a cadaveric dissection. Special thanks to Chief Dr. James Chang and Drs. Gordon Lee and Dung Nguyen for their invite and the fantastic hospitality. ... Read More


Congratulations to the Residents at Department of Plastic Surgery

February 6th, 2018


All of our residents at Department of Plastic Surgery successfully presented their annual reports last Saturday. I was very impressed with their studies and presentations. Great jobs! Congratulations to the Chief Residents Monica Chu and Ren Wen Huang!! Both of them will be our new faculties since this July. ... Read More


Medical Illustration with Our Research Department

December 13th, 2017


Our Department of Research put together an awesome medical illustration event Monday through Wednesday at our hospital this week. Most of the medical drawings were done and led by Ingrid Kuo. Ms. Kuo is an extremely talented illustrator. She has published her medical illustrations in many top journals, book chapters, and textbooks internationally. Her works are highly regarded and her contributions are greatly appreciated as always. ... Read More


The Team at Our Monthly Multidisciplinary Meeting for the Center of Lymphedema Treatment

December 11th, 2017


There was a monthly multidisciplinary meeting for the Center of Lymphedema Treatment at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital on last Thursday, December 07. Every staff enthusiastically participated the discussion, shared his/ her ideas and searched for the better outcome of the lymphedema treatment. I am proud of being one of this team.... Read More


We Welcome Professor Kevin Chung, MD, MS, Chair of the Hand Surgery from the University of Michigan as a Visiting Professor

December 1st, 2017


We are so honored and delighted to have Professor Kevin Chung, MD, MS, Chair of the Hand Surgery from the University of Michigan as a visiting professor at our Department and honorable speaker at 2017 Noordhoff Lecture of Taiwan Society for Plastic Surgery this week. Kevin is a good friend of mine, and I respect and have learned so much from him personally and academically. Kevin is a superb hand surgeon and leading scholar that he has published more than 500 peer-reviewed papers, 300 book chapters, and 20 textbooks. He is a... Read More

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