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Department Cerebrovascular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Clinical Trials
  • Electromyography
  • Inflammatory/Autoimmune Neuropathy
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Medical Management Of Spinal Disorders
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Tests
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Second Opinion Neuropathic Pain
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Thrombolysis
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
  • Acute Stroke
  • Alexander Disease
  • ALS with Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm, Cerebral
  • Aphasia
  • Ataxia Telangiectasia
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Autoimmune/Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  • Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
  • Binswanger's Disease
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Canavan Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Central Nervous System Complications of Autoimmune Disease
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (cidp)
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Coma
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Dysautonomia
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Gait Dysfunction
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Imbalance
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Krabbe Disease (Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy)
  • Lambert-eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Leigh's Disease
  • Lesch-Nyhen Syndrome (LNS)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Locked-In Syndrome
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • Moya Moya Disease
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenic Crisis
  • Myelography
  • Myoclonus (muscle twitch)
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Myopathy
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Neurapraxia
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Niemann-Pick Disease (NP)
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy
  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Pompe's Disease
  • Porphyria
  • Post-polio Syndrome
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Types 1 & 2
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Refsum Disease
  • Sandhoff Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schwannoma
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
  • Spinal Dural Fistula
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Vascular Disorders
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Stenosis - Spinal
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Malformations
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
View all 112 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University


Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Washington University Medical Center
Clinical Neurophysiology
St. Louis, MO USA

Residency - St. Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, MO USA

Fellowship - Brigham and Womens Hospital (Massachusetts)
Boston, MA USA

Graduate School - University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI USA

Medical Education - Beijing Medical University Faculty of Medicine
Beijing, China


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
  • - Clinical Neurophysiology - Subspecialty Cert
  • - Vascular Neurology - Subspecialty
  • - Clinical Neurophysiology (Sub-Spec Cert)
  • - Neurology (General Cert)
  • - Vascular Neurology (Sub-Spec Cert)

Specialty Interests

cerebrovascular disease, intracerebral hemorrhage, neuromuscular disease, stroke

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Mei Lu, MD, PhD, MBA.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 8/10/2021, Dr. Lu has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

66 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.5 out of 5
Explains 4.5
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.4

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

This doctor needs an award

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Lu is one of the main reasons I am alive today

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Lu is one of the first doctors I've seen regarding my condition that is caring, compassionate & treats me as a PERSON.. Not a #. (I've been sick for 21 years!)

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Outstanding Doctor; very caring

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

she is the best dr ihave ever had

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Lu pIcked up on another problem I wanted to discuss but I forgot to mention it to her. Dr. Lu's guidance as always was very effective and helpful. Solutions were provided for problems that were treatable.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Lu is more than excellent. She took great care of my health issues by very patiently asking history and going over my medical records, labs and image studies. She identified one of the problems, which has been bothering me for many years, and provided treatment. It's rare to find a doctor that combines such personal touches and care for a patient with outstanding quality of medical care.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr My was very thorough. I appreciate her attentiveness.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Lu is an excellent clinicians . she is very intelligent . she really works at having you understand your illness and how to best manage it .

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

dr. lu is amazing!! such a caring doctor..very thorough and shows empathy.

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