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Dr. Cheng Chairs the 8th Annual World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS)

March 27th, 2019

                       

Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the 8th Annual World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS) and will be hosting the event at CGMH in Taiwan from April 25th-27th. The symposium will bring together the world's foremost experts in lymphedema surgery. We look forward to meeting with colleagues and an exciting program. Thanks to Lymphedema Education and Research Network for helping to increase awareness about this important symposium and for their continued commitment to helping those with lymphedema. ... Read More

                   

Dr. Cheng Was Invited to the Second International Multidisciplinary Breast Conference at Dubai

February 28th, 2019

                       

Excellent experience presenting 5 speeches at the Second International Multidisciplinary Breast Conference at Dubai, 21- 23 February. It was amazing to join so many world-renowned scholars and experts in the field of breast cancer. The conference delivered up-to-date management of breast cancer from screening, diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and to improve quality of life such as the breast reconstruction and lymphedema microsurgery for breast cancer-related lymphedema.  I met some old friends and many new f... Read More

                   

Dr. Cheng Was Invited to the Pok Oi Hospital in Hong Kong

February 17th, 2019

                       

My great pleasure to attend a spectacularly productive 2-day meeting that focused on lymphedema education at The Pok Oi hospital in Hong Kong. Plastic Surgery Commissioned Training 2019 was the first special symposium in HK that brought together the likeminded and eminent physicians, nurses, physical therapists to exchange ideas, learning, and experiences in the fields of lymphedema and breast reconstruction. My privilege to give four speeches (3 on lymphedema microsurgery and 1 on DIEP flap breast reconstruction). Special... Read More

                   

Dr. Cheng Was Invited to the 2019 ASRM Annual Meeting

February 5th, 2019

                       

The 2019 ASRM Annual Meeting is held at Palm Springs California, February 1 – 5. As a committee member of WSRM, I started the conference with the Council Meeting and had a great time meeting many colleagues and friends. My former fellows presented two fantastic papers Saturday and I was able to bring my humble contribution to my latest innovation of lymphatic surgery and shared it with surgeons from all over the world. Fortunately, we had some leisure time after two days of intensive scientific programs. It's the be... Read More

                   

Dr. Cheng Was Invited to the 6th Annual USC Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

February 5th, 2019

                       

Another amazing meeting at the highest level organized by the Keck School of Medicine, USC! The 6th Annual USC Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium once again brought together the leading experts in the field of surgery, oncology, and radiology that enables all of us to learn and benefit from the experiences and ideas of the best in their practices and research. It is a privilege to share the platform with so many outstanding scholars and an honor to be a part of this meeting. I gave a talk on the microsurgical outcome... Read More

                   

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: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/2018/12000/Outcomes_of_Lymphedema_Microsurgery_for_Breast.29.aspx. 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

                   
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