Specialties

Plastic Surgery (Board certified since 2013)

Surgery (Board certified since 2010)

At a Glance

  • 2012 Started practicing
  • 5 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Cheng

My Clinical Interests

  • amputations
  • body contouring
  • breast reconstruction
  • breast surgery
  • burn injury
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • craniofacial abnormalities
  • cysts
  • facial paralysis
  • facial rejuvenation
  • facial surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • hernia
  • Lipoma
  • liposuction
  • lymphedema
  • maxillofacial reconstruction
  • melanoma
  • microsurgery
  • microvascular surgery
  • Mohs procedure
  • nasal surgery (rhinoplasty)
  • oculoplastics
  • oral/maxillofacial surgery
  • otoplasty
  • pelvic reconstruction
  • Pilondial Cyst
  • scar revision
  • sentinel node bx-breast
  • sentinel node bx-melanoma
  • skin cancer surgery
  • Subaceous Cysts
  • ulcer
  • weight loss reconstruction
  • wound care

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

RESIDENCY

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
2012

Professional Memberships

Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN): Breast Section Assistant Editor

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)

American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)

American College of Surgery (ACS)

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)

Jurkiewicz Society

Georgia Society of Plastic Surgery

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS)

Languages spoken

  • Chinese

Honors & Awards

Gold Foundation Resident Excellence in Humanism and Teaching Award, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009

American Chemical Society (ACS) certification, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa, 2000

Major Publications

Cheng A, Lakhiani C, and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Treatment of Capsular Contracture Using Complete Implant Coverage by Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Novel Technique. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(3); 519-529.

Audolfsson T, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Wong C, Cheng A, Kildal M, Nowinski D, Rozen S. 2013, Nerve Transfers for Facial Transplantation: A cadaveric study for motor and sensory restoration. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 131(6):1231-40.

Cheng A, Audolfsson T, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Wong C, and Rozen S. 2013, A reliable anatomic approach for identification of the masseteric nerve. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, epub ahead of print.

Rozen SM, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Audolfsson T, Wong C, and Cheng A. 2013, Obturator nerve anatomy and relevance to single-stage facial reanimation: limitations of a retroperitoneal approach. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol 131(5):1057-64.

Ramanadham S, Lakhiani C, Malafa M, Lee M, Cheng A, and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Combining muscle-splitting serratus flap with acellular dermal matrix in immediate breast reconstruction. European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 36(6):353-358.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Split and Thinned Pedicled Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap for Vulvar Reconstruction. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 29(4): 277-82.

Colohan S, Wong C, Lakhiani C, Cheng A, Maia M, Arbique G, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, The Free Descending Branch Muscle-Sparing Latissimus Dorsi Flap: Vascular Anatomy and Clinical Applications. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 130(6):776e-787e.

Lakhiani C, Goodwin A, Tregakiss A, Scheker L, Lin T, Cheng A, Lee M, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Free Tissue Transfer to the Traumatized Upper Extremity: Risk Factors for Postoperative Complications in 282 cases. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 130(5S-1):56.

Gir P, Cheng A, Oni G, Mojallal A, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Pedicled-Perforator (Propeller) Flaps in Lower Extremity Defects: A Systematic Review. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 28(9):595-602.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Use of a pre-expanded “propeller” deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap for a large abdominal wall defect. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 66(6):851-4.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Comparison of different ADM materials in breast surgery. Clinics of Plastic Surgery, 39(2):167-75.

Moore-Olufemi SD, Cheng A, and Vercruysse GA. 2007, Image of the Month-Adenocortical carcinoma. Archives of Surgery, 142(6):569-570.

Feezor RJ, Cheng A, Paddock HN, Baker HV, and Moldawer LL. 2005, Functional genomics and gene expression profiling in sepsis: beyond class prediction. Clinical Infectious Disease, 41:S427-35.

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Winship Cancer Institute

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-686-8143
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

RESIDENCY

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA

FELLOWSHIP

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
2012

Professional Memberships

Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN): Breast Section Assistant Editor

American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)

American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)

American College of Surgery (ACS)

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)

Jurkiewicz Society

Georgia Society of Plastic Surgery

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS)

Languages spoken

  • Chinese

Honors & Awards

Gold Foundation Resident Excellence in Humanism and Teaching Award, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009

American Chemical Society (ACS) certification, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa, 2000

Major Publications

Cheng A, Lakhiani C, and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Treatment of Capsular Contracture Using Complete Implant Coverage by Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Novel Technique. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(3); 519-529.

Audolfsson T, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Wong C, Cheng A, Kildal M, Nowinski D, Rozen S. 2013, Nerve Transfers for Facial Transplantation: A cadaveric study for motor and sensory restoration. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 131(6):1231-40.

Cheng A, Audolfsson T, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Wong C, and Rozen S. 2013, A reliable anatomic approach for identification of the masseteric nerve. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, epub ahead of print.

Rozen SM, Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Audolfsson T, Wong C, and Cheng A. 2013, Obturator nerve anatomy and relevance to single-stage facial reanimation: limitations of a retroperitoneal approach. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol 131(5):1057-64.

Ramanadham S, Lakhiani C, Malafa M, Lee M, Cheng A, and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Combining muscle-splitting serratus flap with acellular dermal matrix in immediate breast reconstruction. European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 36(6):353-358.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2013, Split and Thinned Pedicled Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap for Vulvar Reconstruction. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 29(4): 277-82.

Colohan S, Wong C, Lakhiani C, Cheng A, Maia M, Arbique G, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, The Free Descending Branch Muscle-Sparing Latissimus Dorsi Flap: Vascular Anatomy and Clinical Applications. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 130(6):776e-787e.

Lakhiani C, Goodwin A, Tregakiss A, Scheker L, Lin T, Cheng A, Lee M, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Free Tissue Transfer to the Traumatized Upper Extremity: Risk Factors for Postoperative Complications in 282 cases. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 130(5S-1):56.

Gir P, Cheng A, Oni G, Mojallal A, and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Pedicled-Perforator (Propeller) Flaps in Lower Extremity Defects: A Systematic Review. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 28(9):595-602.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Use of a pre-expanded “propeller” deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap for a large abdominal wall defect. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 66(6):851-4.

Cheng A and Saint-Cyr M. 2012, Comparison of different ADM materials in breast surgery. Clinics of Plastic Surgery, 39(2):167-75.

Moore-Olufemi SD, Cheng A, and Vercruysse GA. 2007, Image of the Month-Adenocortical carcinoma. Archives of Surgery, 142(6):569-570.

Feezor RJ, Cheng A, Paddock HN, Baker HV, and Moldawer LL. 2005, Functional genomics and gene expression profiling in sepsis: beyond class prediction. Clinical Infectious Disease, 41:S427-35.