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Dr. Angela  Cheng

Dr. Angela Cheng, MD, FACS

Dr. Angela Cheng received her medical degree from the University of Florida, after which she completed her general surgery residency at the University of Texas-Houston, her plastic surgery residency at the University of Virginia, and her breast and microsurgery fellowship at UT Southwestern. Her clinical specialties include breast surgery, breast reconstruction, microsurgery reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, and body contouring. Her primary research interest is breast reconstruction. Dr. Cheng co-directs the plastic and reconstructive surgery service at Grady with Dr. Robert Fang. She has participated in a variety of quality improvement research projects and dedicates many hours to resident training.


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Surgery
  • ABMS Plastic Surgery


  • UT Southwestern Medical Center


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Florida
  • Residency: University of Texas-Houston, University of Virginia

Honors & Awards

Brave Heart Award for selfless contribution to breast cancer patients and community

Annual Glenn Family Breast Cancer Retreat, 2017

Jack Culbertson Teacher of the Year Award, Emory Division of Plastic Surgery, 2016-2017

American College of Surgeons Fellow


Influence of using a single facial vein as outflow in full-face transplantation: A three-dimensional computed tomographic study. Rodriguez-Lorenzo A, Audolfsson T, Wong C, Cheng A, Arbique G, Nowinski D, Rozen S> ;J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015-10-01

Modified aesthetic abdominoplasty approach in perforator free-flap breast reconstruction: Impact of drain free donor site on patient outcomes. Mohan AT, Rammos CK, Gaba P, Schupbach J, Goede WJ, Ballman K, Batdorf N, Cheng A, Saint-Cyr M> ;J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015-06-01

A reliable anatomic approach for identification of the masseteric nerve. Cheng, A.,Audolfsson, T.,Rodriguez-Lorenzo, A.,Wong, C.,Rozen, S.> ;J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Oct