Dr. C. Lynn Cheng CV

Professional Experience

  • Dermatologist
    Aurora Advanced Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI
    2009 – 2013
  • Dermatologist
    The Dermatology Center of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
    2011 – 2014

Graduate Training

  • Resident 2006 – 2009
    Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
  • Intern 2005 – 2006
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


  • Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
    M.D. 2001 – 2005
  • Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
    B.S. Magna Cum Laude 1997 – 2001
  • Fairview High School, Boulder, CO
    Valedictorian 1993 – 1997

Board Certification

  • 2009 – American Board of Dermatology

Medical Licensure

  • Wisconsin Medical License
    2006 – 2013
  • North Carolina Medical License
    2011 – present

Professional Memberships/Activities

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tau Beta Pi, vice present, Duke University Chapter 2000-2001
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society

Awards and Honors

  • General Surgery Research Scholarship
    2003 – 2004
  • The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans- finalist
  • National Institutes of Health, Whitaker Foundation
  • Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program
  • Winner, Duke Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition
  • Endowed Scholar, Duke University
    1998 – 2000


  • American Academy of Dermatology 67th Annual Meeting
    Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium
    Disseminated Histoplasmosis Presenting as Panniculitis
    C. Lynn Cheng MD, Matthew Fleming MD
    March 2009
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology 34th Annual Meeting
    Poster Presentation
    Cutaneous Toxicities of Voriconazole
    C. Lynn Cheng MD, Liborka Kos MD, Beth Drolet MD
    July 2008
  • Society of Pediatric Dermatology 20th Annual Pre-AAD Meeting
    Sam Weinberg’s Cases of the Year
    Congenital Lupus Erythematosus
    C. Lynn Cheng MD, Sheila Galbraith MD, Kristen Holland MD
    January 2008


Quinter S, Cheng CL, Prakash N, Currie G, Fleming M. Disseminated histoplasmosis presenting as panniculitis in two immunosuppressed patients. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Nov 15;18(11):3.
PMID: 23217944

Lynn Cheng C, Galbraith S, Holland K. Congenital lupus erythematosus presenting at birth with widespread erosions, pancytopenia, and subsequent hepatobiliary disease. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jan-Feb;27(1): 109-11.
PMID: 20199433

Cheng CL, Johnson SP, Keir ST, Quinn JA, Ali-Osman F, Szabo C, Li H, Salzman AL, Dolan ME, Modrich P, Bigner DD, Friedman HS. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 inhibition reverses temozolomide resistance in a DNA mismatch repair-deficient malignant glioma xenograft. Mol Cancer Ther. 2005 Sep;4(9): 1364-8.
PMID: 16170028

Language Fluency

  • Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin)

Professional Interests

Medical dermatology with an interest in pediatric dermatology