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Title Director - Transgender Surgery & Medicine Program; Director - Center for LGBTQ+ Care
Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages American Sign Language, Cantonese, English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Complete Physical Examinations
  • Comprehensive Care Of The Adult Patient
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Hematology & Oncology Screenings and Disorders
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Internal Medicine
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
  • Men's Health
  • Outpatient Care
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Reproductive Health
  • Screening and Testing
  • Transgender Care
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
  • Women's Health
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Medicine
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • General Gastroenterological Disorders
  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Headaches
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Infections
  • LGBTQ Specific Risks
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Care
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 26 Specialties +


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About Henry Ng, MD

Pronouns: He/They

Henry Ng, MD, MPH is an physician, educator and advocate for LGBTQ+ health.

They completed their BS and MD degrees at Michigan State University. They completed their residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at MetroHealth Medical Center. In 2012, they completed a Masters in Public Health degree at Case Western Reserve University with an emphasis on Health Promotion/Disease Prevention for LGBTQ+ populations. They attained the rank of Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. They have served as the Assistant Dean for Admissions at the School of Medicine working on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Dr. Ng’s clinical and academic work focused on delivering culturally and clinically competent care to medically vulnerable populations.  Dr. Ng has been involved in LGBTQ+ health care since 2007 and currently they serve as the Director for the Center for LGBTQ+ Care and Director of the Transgender Surgery & Medicine Program at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Ng's academic interests are in LGBTQ+ Health, health disparities, health education and public/population health. They served as an associate editor for the journal, LGBT Health and are a senior associate editor for the journal, Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health.

Dr. Ng was a board member and past president of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality and was involved in medical education and mentorship. They have also served on the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Masters in Public Health
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Case Western Reserve University (MetroHealth) Program
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
East Lansing, MI USA

Undergraduate - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

Adolescent Health, HIV prevention, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Care, Gender Affirmation Care

Awards & Honors

  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation 2009 
  • LGBT Leadership Award, Human Rights Campaign, Cleveland Chapter  2013  
  • CWRU School of Medicine Gender Equity Award  2016
  • AOA faculty inductee, CWRU School of Medicine Chapter  2016
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 11/22/2021, Dr. Ng 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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* 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

116 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Really can't ask for a more engaged, caring, or enthusiastic provider.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2022

Dr. Ng is by far the best doctor experience I have since I was maybe 12 years old

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Ng was absolutely wonderful. It was a pleasant conversation about a full range of health related issues that made me very comfortable talking about anything. I'm very glad that he's my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Ng is great and I feel fortunate to have found him as my provider

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

One of the best doctors I ever had. Always a wonderful experience and respectful. Only downfall is they are so good that you have to schedule like 5 months in advance to get an appointment.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr NG is a wonderful doctor. They always try to answer and explain about my treatment and let you feel apart of the process. When issues did arrive promptly ordered test and tried to find a solution.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

I love the Lakewood Cleveland Clinic Health Center! Sooooooo convenient. THANK YOU for the opportunity to give my comments.Dr. Ng has my highest approval and star rating on all accounts:) THANK YOU, DR. NG!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

He appears to be the right doctor for me

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr Ng is very good! I feel like he actually cares a lot!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

This was one of the best dr visits I've ever experienced.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr. Ng is probably the best doctor I've ever had in my life. He's professional, memorable, sympathetic. More importantly he helps connect the dots in my life to provide the best recommendation and action forward to help me as a person. And most important; he actually cares.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr. Ng is the most grounded, respectful care provider I have ever met. My identity was at the forefront of their mind throughout my experience and I was very comfortable. He was very knowledgeable and professional while still remaining personable.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Henry Ng is the most thorough and personable physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Ng is a very friendly individual who makes one feel totally at ease during the examination.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Ng has consistently been a wonderful, patient, informed and caring provider. They have excelled at partnering with me on my health and treatments. They've been open about options, been very concerned that I understand my treatment, and offered information on options before we decide on a course of action. I am exceptionally happy with my decision to use the LGBTQ+ clinic in Lakewood and Dr. Ng is an amazing doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr.Ng is a very nice person in general. He explained things clearly and made sure I understood. He also answered all of my questions. I feel confident in his care.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Dr. Ng spent more time talking to me than any doctor ever has (no disrespect to other doctors as I understand their time restraints.).

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Ng's professionalism and caring attitide. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Dr. Ng is amazing!

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

The doctor was great made me feel very comfortable

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

I have only seen Dr. Ng a handful of times, but he is an extremely caring physician and nice man.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

I have never felt so comfortable at the doctors office.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Dr. Ng made me feel very comfortable and treated me with respect and dignity

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Loved Dr. Ng. This is the most comfortable that I have ever felt with a doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Ng is very good, while I don't have anything worrying me too badly in my life right now, I feel like I could talk to him about anything and not feel judged for it

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

I actually have recommended Dr Ng to my friend Ryan and he is very excited to start the next step in his journey!!Dr Ng has been the most kind, caring, and comforting medical professional I've probably ever seen. I always feel heard and taken seriously during our visits but Dr Ng has such a positive energy and aura that makes me believe in myself and my transition. I'm so thankful to have the opportunity to receive care from such an incredible provider.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Ng was absolutely professional in every manner. I was very much at ease, comfortable and will highly recommend him to others. He was very kind and courteous in a very caring manner!

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