Mr Leo Cheng

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon


Clinical interests:

Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Head and neck surgery
Salivary gland
Skin tumours
Facial reconstructive surgery

Training and Background

Mr Leo Cheng is a Consultant in Oral, Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgery at St Bartholomew’s, The Royal London and Homerton University Hospitals in London. He qualified in Dentistry as BDS from Edinburgh in 1985 and obtained the Diploma of Fellowship of Dental Surgery in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 1990.

Mr Cheng then went on to qualify in Medicine as MBChB from Birmingham in 1991, and attained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow in General Surgery in 1995. He was awarded Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1999 after obtaining the intercollegiate FRCS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In July 2006, he was awarded LLM (Master in Law) in medical practice from the University of Wales, and also became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Apart from a busy NHS practice, Mr Cheng is the lead course organiser for the London Deanery for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a clinical lead at Homerton University Hospital in East London.