Michael C. Cheung, MD
Dr. Michael C. Cheung is board certified by both The American Board of Surgery and by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a South Florida native and is proud to be part of the medical community in the area he has called home since his childhood. He recognizes the delicate balance between the science of medicine and the art of patient care, and truly believes it is a privilege to take care of patients. Dr. Cheung is committed to building relationships with his patients based on trust and communication while keeping the patient’s health and well being his utmost priority.
After completing high school in South Florida, Dr. Cheung received his undergraduate degree from Emory University. He returned home to earn his medical degree from the University of Miami. He then remained at the University of Miami where he completed the five-year general surgery training program and a two-year research fellowship. Dr. Cheung completed his training at Duke University, where he spent three additional years training alongside the country’s leading plastics and reconstructive surgeons. While at the University of Miami and Duke University, Dr. Cheung was honored by being named Chief Resident at both programs.
Dr. Cheung has performed extensive clinical research and has authored over 50 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Furthermore, he has written several textbook chapters and has spoken at national meetings about his work. Dr. Cheung has earned the John J. Foman Award, the Robert Zeppa Award, the Georgiade Award, as well as two other awards issued by the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Cheung pairs his credentials and training with compassion and humility. He offers a full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. With every patient, Dr. Cheung will work to combine his credentials and training along with his compassion and humility to provide each patient with extraordinary results.