Dr Eddie Cheng
MBBS(Qld) FRACS(Plastic Surgery)
Dr Cheng is a fully qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is also a member of The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He specialises in both the cosmetic and reconstructive aspects of plastic surgery.
After graduating with a medical degree from the University of Queensland, Dr Cheng completed a 3 year residency at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital. He then spent 4 years of training in general surgery. In order to pursue his interest and passion in plastic surgery, he completed an additional 4 years of specialized training in plastic & reconstructive surgery in both Brisbane and Melbourne. Upon becoming a fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he obtained further experience in Canada and Taiwan in the areas of cosmetic surgery and microsurgery.
In addition to his private practice at the Brisbane Aesthetic & Plastic Surgical Centre and the Wesley Hospital, Dr Cheng also works as a consultant plastic surgeon at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital.
Dr Cheng is passionate about clinical teaching and holds a clinical lecturer position with the University of Queensland. He performs regular clinical teaching to junior doctors, nursing and allied health staff at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital. As a testimony of his passion for teaching he was awarded the Glaxo Smith Kline Registrar Award for Medical Education in 2001 and was nominated for the University of Queensland Mervyn Neely Award for Excellence in Surgical Teaching in 2004. He is also an active instructor with the Australia and New Zealand Burns Association for their Early Management of Severe Burns Course.
Apart from his clinical activity, Dr Cheng has also been highly productive in clinical research. He has received multiple grants to complete research projects and subsequently published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He has also presented his research at various national and international conferences and in 2004 he was awarded with the Stryker Leibinger Travelling Fellowship, for the best clinical paper at the 2004 Annual Plastic Surgical Registrar Meeting in Wellington, New Zealand. In 2005, he was awarded the Smith & Nephew Travelling Fellowship to the European Burn Association Congress for the best clinical paper.
Dr Cheng combines both traditional and innovative surgical and non-surgical procedures to achieve your desired result however, your safety and outcome is always the highest priority. With an artist's eye, his procedures are skilfully tailored to your unique needs and desires, in order to produce both natural and elegant results, whilst maintaining your individual look and character.
With Dr Cheng's exceptional knowledge, training and passion in plastic surgery, you can be confident that your experience at our practice will exceed your expectations. Dr Cheng encourages you to discuss all your concerns and questions with him as often as you require throughout your continuum of care, from initial consultation till full recovery and beyond. Your satisfaction and comfort are of utmost importance to him.
Articles by Dr. Cheng
Papers Presented at Conferences:
Buccinator Myomucosal Flap: Anatomic Study & Clinical Application, Royal Brisbane Hospital Research Foundation Grant, Royal Brisbane Hospital
Buccinator Myomucosal Flap: Anatomic Study & Clinical Application, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne
Buccinator Myomucosal Flap: Anatomical Overview, Neville Davis Prize, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Brisbane ·
Buccinator Myomucosal Flap: Anatomical Overview, Royal Brisbane Hospital Health Symposium 2000, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane
TransCyte in the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Australian and New Zealand Burns Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne
Adult Petrol Burn Injuries: Epidemiological Pattern Over 15 Years, Australian and New Zealand Burns Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne
Cooking Oil Burns: Epidemiological Pattern Over 20 Years, Australian and New Zealand Burns Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne
TransCyte in the Treatment of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Royal Brisbane Hospital Health Symposium, Brisbane
Frostbite in the Tropics, Royal Brisbane Hospital Health Symposium, Brisbane
Quantitative Assessment of Blood Loss in Burns Surgery Australian and New Zealand Burns Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Auckland
Quantitative Assessment of Blood Loss in Burns Surgery. Brisbane Hospital Health Symposium, Brisbane.
Buccinator Myomucosal Flap. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Plastic Surgical Registrar Annual Conference, Wellington (Prize Winner)
Sutureless Paediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne ·
A Tale of Two Dressings: Money Matters. Royal Brisbane Hospital Health Symposium, Brisbane.
A Tale of Two Dressings: Money Matters. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Plastic Surgical Registrar Annual Conference, Wellington
Cheng ES, Stringer KM, Pegg SP. Colonic necrosis and perforation following oral sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Resonium A/Kayexalate in a burns patient. Burns. 2002 Mar;28(2):189-90.
Campbell S, Theile R, Stuart G, Cheng E, Sinnott S, Pritchard G, Isles A. Separation of craniopagus joined at the occiput. Case report.
J Neurosurg. 2002 Oct;97(4):983-7.
Gray K, Cheng E, Pegg SP. Hot cooking oil burns: a 20-year experience. J Burn Care Rehabil. 2004 Mar-Apr;25(2):205-10.
Gough J, Cheng ES, Pegg SP. Ten-year Brisbane experience in petrol burns: a preventable health burden. Burns. 2006 Aug;32(5):597-601
- Leisa – Practice Manager
- Helen – Office Administrative Manager
- Anslie - Registered Nurse and Surgical Suite Nurse
- Carol Ann – Registered Nurse and Surgical Suite Nurse
- Dani - Reception