Angela Cheng, MD

Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Plastic Surgery (Board certified since 2013)
Surgery (Board certified since 2010)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
body contouring
breast reconstruction
breast surgery
burn injury
carpal tunnel syndrome
craniofacial abnormalities
facial paralysis
facial rejuvenation
facial surgery
Hand Surgery
maxillofacial reconstruction
microvascular surgery
Mohs procedure
nasal surgery (rhinoplasty)
oral/maxillofacial surgery
pelvic reconstruction
scar revision
sentinel node bx-breast
sentinel node bx-melanoma
skin cancer surgery
weight loss reconstruction
wound care
Office(s) Locations:
Winship Cancer Institute
1365 C Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30322
404 686-8143
Additional Spoken Language(s):
Year Started Practicing: 2012
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2012
Organizational 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)
Major or Recent 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.

Gold Foundation Resident Excellence in Humanism and Teaching Award, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009

American Chemical Society (ACS) certification, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa, 2000
Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2012