Dr. Jonathan Cheng is a native of Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of Rice University, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Chemical Physics and a minor in Art History. He received his medical doctorate from Baylor College of Medicine, and completed postgraduate training in Plastic Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin, and hand, microvascular, and peripheral nerve surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Cheng was the recipient of the Kroll Memorial Scholarship, which allowed him to obtain specialized training in reconstructive microsurgery at University Hospital Gent.
Dr. Cheng provides skilled and compassionate care for children of all ages at Children's Medical Center, at the Dallas and Legacy in Plano locations. He specializes in Plastic Surgery, with subspecialty expertise in hand surgery, peripheral nerve reconstruction, and microvascular surgery. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery.
Dr. Cheng is an experienced and dedicated pediatric hand surgeon. He leads the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve team clinic, which evaluates and treats children with brachial plexus and peripheral nerve disorders and with facial paralysis requiring facial reanimation surgery.
Dr. Cheng performs basic science research in nerve regeneration and nerve-machine interfaces. He has received competitive funding from federal research agencies. His research is focused on developing widely applicable solutions for real-world clinical problems.
The Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center team at Children's Medical Center Dallas uses the best and most advanced imaging technology to treat craniofacial, congenital and other conditions.