Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- General Endocrinology
- Medical Weight Management
- Radioactive Iodine Treatment
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acanthosis Nigricans
- Addison's Disease
- Adrenal disorders
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Adrenal Tumors
- Adrenocortical Carcinoma
- Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
- Androgen Excess
- Beta-cell disorders
- Bone Disorders
- Calcium Disorders
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Conn's Syndrome
- Cushing's Syndrome
- Diabetes - Management
- Diabetes, Gestational
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Empty sella
- Endocrine Complications of Pregnancy
- Endocrine Disorders
- Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
- Fasting hypoglycemia
- Flushing Syndromes
- Growth hormone deficiency
- Growth hormone excess
- Hair Loss
- Hair Loss in Women
- High Cholesterol
- Ketogenic Diet
- Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- McCune-Albright Syndrome
- Menopause, Male
- Metabolic Diseases
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Neuropathy - Diabetic
- Pancreatic Disease
- Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Pituitary Cysts
- Pituitary Disorders
- Pituitary stalk lesions
- Pituitary Tumors
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Primary Hyperaldosteronism
- Prolactin Excess States
- Reactive hypoglycemia
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
- Sexual Hormone disorders
- Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
- Thyroid and pregnancy
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroid Disease
- Thyroid Nodule
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC USA
Medical School - Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, NY USA
Residency - New York University Medical Center
New York, NY USA
Medical School - State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine
Stony Brook, NY USA
Undergraduate - Columbia University
New York, NY USA
- Chief, Medical Informatics, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (2016-2017)
- Associate Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship (2011-2014)
- Executive Member, Admissions Committee, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (2011-2014)
- Reviewer, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
- Member, FDA Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Advisory Committee
- Fellow, American College of Physicians
- Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Thyroid disease, diabetes, pituitary disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, menopause, osteoporosis, parathyroid gland disease, adrenal gland disorders, vitamin D deficiency
Awards & Honors
- 2009 - Recipient of C. Bertram Hoffberger Research Achievement Award for Outstanding Clinical - Georgetown University Hospital
- 2006 - Recipient of Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) research grant, BoneMineral Research Center, Winthrop University Hospital
- 1997-1999 - Recipient of Wallace Taylor Memorial Scholarship, Columbia University, New York, NY
- Endocrine Society
- American Thyroid Association
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
- American College of Physicians
Research & Publications
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61 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||5|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018
Dr. Melissa Mi Lg is wonderful she has that human touch which shows she really care. Not to mention a beautiful smile. She makes you feel very comfortable about asking questions. She explains till you understand.
Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018
Care Provider is always courteous yet professional.
Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018
Dr Melissa Mi Lg listens carefully to our concerns on every visit. That is a good experience.
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018
I had great experience seeing Dr. Li Ng!
Reviewed on Aug 3, 2018
My doctor is excellent -- explains everything and in a way that I can understand. I am so thankful for her
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018
I did not wait long at all. Dr Li Ng actually came out to the waiting room to get me herself.
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018
I've been a patient of Dr. Li-ng since 2009. She is the best doctor I've ever had. She's very knowledgeable of my illness and is always kind, caring and professional. She is very respectful of me as her patient. I feel very privileged to have Dr. Li-ng and would highly recommend her to anyone (family, friends, etc.). She is an amazing doctor and a true asset to Cleveland Clinic!!
Reviewed on May 18, 2018
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Li-Ng. She is caring, genuine, friendly, and smart. She asked me: How can I help you today? What a wonderful way to begin an appointment. I walked out of her office feeling well informed, and well cared-for. A+ to Dr. Li-Ng.
Reviewed on May 18, 2018
This is not in response to Dr li Ng's appointments, but when I call Cleveland Clinic in general. The hold times are terrible.
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018
Very good visit - I absolutely love Dr. Li Ng! She really absorbs what I tell her and my condition and truly tries to work out the best plan possible.
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