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Department Center for Integrative Medicine
Primary Location Medical Outpatient Center, Lakewood
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, Taiwanese
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Primary Location

Medical Outpatient Center, Lakewood

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Integrative Medicine
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About Yufang Lin, MD

Dr. Yufang Lin, MD, FACP, FAAP, ABIHM, ABOIM, believes in the intrinsic healing power of the human body and, to treat disease, we need to look at the root cause and driving factors. Using an integrative approach of nutritional guidance, stress management, herbal support, supplements (if appropriate), energy medicine, exercise, and other mind/body modalities, she partners with patients to create a personalized treatment plan that empowers one to achieve the health and wellness that we all deserve.

You can find Dr. Lin as a contributor on Cleveland Clinic Health Essentials, including:

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Arizona Integrative Health Center
Integrative Medicine
Phoenix, AZ USA

Residency - University of Connecticut Health Center/John Dempsey Hospital
Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics
Farmington, CT USA

Medical Education - New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY USA

Undergraduate - Cornell University
Ithaca, NY USA

Additional Training

  • Institute of Functional Medicine 2014-2016
  • Herbal Foundation 2013-2014
  • Center for Education & Development of Clinical Homeopathy - Class of 2016

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Yufang Lin received her Medical Degree from New York Medical College, and completed her combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

    Dr. Lin is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Integrative Medicine and also Functional Medicine. She has additional training in Herbal Medicine, Qigong Healing, Reiki, and has ongoing training in Homeopathy.


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Integrative Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/30/2022, Dr. Lin 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

41 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

I am exceptionally grateful that Cleveland Clinic Has an integrated medicine department, and started the program for long-haul Covid!!!, ! I am very fortunate to have a doctor like Dr. Lin to represent me! She is a phenomenal physician

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Lin takes the time after her allotted appointment time at the end of the day on the virtual visit to answer questions for the long-haul Covid patients on her own time! When she could be doing paperwork and other things that her job requires, she is awesome

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr. Lin is always helpful and caring. She is very straightforward and makes sure you understand directions for care.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr Lin has to be one of the top physicians I have ever had (and I've had many!). She gives full attention to detail and explains everything throughly. She was able to convince me as to WHY I should make a difference in my food choices. And it paid off. Was able to loads a significant amount of weight to the point where I feel so much better than I have for years. I am not easily persuaded and somehow she managed to do It. I can't thank her enough!!! I have learned so much and hope to continue with her to have a healthier future!

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Dr. Lin listens to your complaints and addresses them to the best of her ability. She has helped me to restore my energy and she has provided supplemental support to treat areas that other practitioners have failed me.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Lin was very caring and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Dr. Lin is excellent! She works with my VA providers well. She is extremely knowledgeable! I trust Dr. Lin.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

I am very happy with the care I get from Dr. Lin.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

I have recommend this physician to my PCP. I am VERY IMPRESSED with Dr. Y. Lin! She is VERY knowledgable, has a SUPERB "bedside manner", and really listens to the patient and tries to develop a plan during the appointment to help the patient take "control of his/her physical health". My high cholesterol was eliminated as a byproduct of the changes made to my diet recommended by Dr. Lin at my first appointment. THANK YOU!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

This doctor has helped me tremendously.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

This doctor is very caring and through!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Lin is very professional as well as caring. I have received suggestions from her that have improved my health.

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