Melinda R. Ring, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Integrative Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1994
Residency:
University of Chicago - 1997
Fellowships:
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson - 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

265 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

50 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

50 Reviews

August 28, 2023

5.0

I feel like Dr. Ring listened to my concerns with compassion and grace.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

I would recommend her because she is very thorough she took her time listening taking notes and explaining everything and suggesting things that would help me taking the most conservative approach first and I really appreciate that

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Dr, Ring was thorough in her initial assessment questions and offered some actionable solutions that align with my approach to being healthy. She was very knowledgeable and thorough in her answers to my questions. Her follow up was also quick and easy to execute. I’m excited to see the results from the recommended solutions.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

She’s amazing! Thorough and an expert in her field.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and always follows through with recommendations

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Great listener. Reviews my case. Gives me the time I need. Has great ideas on how to improve my health.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

She is smart, prepared and perceptive. Familiar with all my medical records, history and medications. Very efficient and fast.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

She has been very helpful to me and my recovery.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Excellent patient communication and knowledge

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June 05, 2023

5.0

she has treated me for a long time…I find her engaged and responsive to my concerns

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May 23, 2023

5.0

She is great

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Dr Melinda Ring is a wonderful and caring doctor and very thoughtful in her approach

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Allows for all my questions Good knowledge

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Smart, caring and proactive. Listens well.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Quick to have her or her team respond to questions and issues

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Dr Ring has been an excellent doctor of mine for many years.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

She is great!

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ring is phenomenal. I've been seeing her for many years. She's brilliant, kind, compassionate, and incredibly well informed about every topic you can imagine. And she will look something up if she doesn't know it already. :) I completely and fully trust her with my healthcare. She's the best!

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February 13, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and cares about my overall health. Very responsive.

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February 11, 2023

5.0

Collaboration with patients

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ring is wonderful!!! I really like her demeanor and felt like she was really listening to me and cares about my health. I am so impressed with her follow-up… I had a Televisit appointment with her earlier today and she sent me a long detailed follow-up Nm message this evening with next steps & links to articles of interest. I am looking forward to my next follow-up appointment with her to try to put the pieces together to figure out what’s causing my symptoms. I would highly recommend Dr. Ring… she is one of the best!!!

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February 01, 2023

5.0

She listens, is patient and very accurate in her suggestions.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ring is amazing

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December 26, 2022

5.0

Listens, patient.

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December 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Ring is very methodical in her approach to prescribing medications

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December 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Ring is compassionate, smart, and a great diagnostician.

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December 23, 2022

5.0

Listened to

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December 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring is one of the best doctors I’ve ever had. I’ve been seeing her for a long time and trust her care. She’s very knowledgeable and explains everything to you. She is the best!

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December 19, 2022

5.0

She is a compassionate listener who is wholly invested in patient care. She never makes me feel rushed and I can ask her questions and get great responses.

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December 13, 2022

5.0

She’s always attentive and interested in alternative therapies

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December 10, 2022

5.0

Dr Ring is brilliant, very knowledgeable in a huge number of areas, thorough, kind, empathetic. She's by far the best doctor I've ever had. She's also responsive on Mychart which helps a lot.

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December 10, 2022

5.0

My wholistic health is so very important to Dr. Ring and my partnership on my health journey with Dr. Ring is priceless! I am eternally grateful for the knowledge that I am empowered with to care for myself and my family.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

Critical member of my integrated medical care.

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December 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring goes out of her way to explain my labs in detail. She is thoughtful about the process and shows compassion.

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November 28, 2022

5.0

Efficient, warm, follows through, knowledgeable

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November 27, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring has been an excellent physician for me and my issues.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Ring always takes time to answer all my questions and address my concerns about my health.

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Caring and insightful. Listens to patient and gives good advice/directives.

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November 19, 2022

5.0

Brilliant in her expertise and listens

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Dr.Ring is exceptionally intelligent with a vast knowledge beyond traditional medicine. In fact,I have recommended her several times over the years.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

She is very knowledgeable. She is patient, answers my questions, responds quickly to my messages.

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November 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring stands out as being a very professional, helpful and knowledgeable Doctor. She has always been available to my questions and reacts to her patient’s concerns.

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Thorough, thoughtful.

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November 05, 2022

5.0

Appreciate Dr. Ring's prevention focus.

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November 01, 2022

5.0

Long time patient. Excellent practitioner. Always knows the file. Always is cordial and compassionate.

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October 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring’s knowledge and belief in “alternative” integrative approaches to medicine is exactly what I was looking for.

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October 17, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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September 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring is thorough, a great listener, and has a easy demeanor.

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September 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ring provides excellent care, is very responsive, and is such a warm person. One of my favorite doctors ever.

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September 18, 2022

5.0

She is the first doctor ever that actually listens to what my needs are, my symptoms and gives very practical suggestions to my health.

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Disclosures

Melinda R. Ring, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.