Mary Ling, MD

Mary Ling, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Hand Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1993
Residency:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester) - 1998
Fellowships:
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center - 1999

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • French

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

765 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling always takes as much time as needed for each patient to feel heard, and to understand what their options and diagnosis are. She is kind and caring and her staff is excellent

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is awesome! Knows her stuff, communicates well and very friendly.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Spends all the time you need to explain and answer all you questions.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling was very thorough. Very easy to talk to and explained things so I can understand.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Absolutely loved Dr. Ling. Very personable, knowledgeable and easy to talk to

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Detail explanation

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I would highly recommend and I wouldn’t go to anyone else she is awesome

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August 22, 2021

5.0

I love her professionalism along with her humanity. I have told several people about her.

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August 21, 2021

5.0

I love Dr. Ling's energy! She is efficient without coming across as rushed. She took the time to fully answer my questions, no matter how rival I thought they might have been.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling was so lovely! She was attentive and so kind.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling was precise in her diagnosis and scheduled my surgery quickly. I am extremely happy with my recovery

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August 13, 2021

5.0

She showed care and concern for my swollen finger and hand !

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August 10, 2021

5.0

very knowledgeable

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling: The most knowledgeable, informational professional surgeon I have worked with. I respect Dr. Ling to the fact that she states how she feels. And lays out the truth, and explains the diagnosis and options. Does not beat around the bush. An respectfully, graciously and professionally. Will tell you what treatment and what is in your best interest, as me being the patient I have recommended This doctor to multiple people Also Dr. Ling’s professional staff she has on her team. Referring to the two Medical Assistance. Jessica and Roy. They both go above and beyond and have not missed a beat. Not disclosing the ladies at the front desk and Paris who sets up the surgery. I have been treated like first class. And I so deeply appreciate it

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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August 08, 2021

5.0

so very caring

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. LING IS AMAZING. I have had both hands worked on by her and I couldn't be happier. I can finally do daily activities that people may take for granted. I am no longer in pain and numbness .

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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August 01, 2021

5.0

So far she seemed very nice and had excellent bedside manager however we have not scheduled surgery yet

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Every person knows what his/her responsibilities are.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

She is very professional and caring

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July 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledge & professional

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July 24, 2021

5.0

She's top notch in her field. I have pervious experience under her care with excellent results.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is a straight-shooter with a caring demeanor.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is amazing! She is caring and explains things very well.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Concerned about patients

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Very qualified.Very good bedside

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July 16, 2021

5.0

She’s very thorough patient and very good with patience. Her staff is exceptional as well

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Professional but treats patient as part of team.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Great results!

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling answers all my questions. She is very kind and caring. Very thorough. I trust her.

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July 14, 2021

4.0

High score she deserves it she tried to help me in every way

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July 13, 2021

5.0

She listens to me, answers my questions, and treats me with respect.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

She explained everything in words I could understand as she showed me the X-ray

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July 06, 2021

5.0

She is very skilled.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling’s manner was wonderful. She immediately put me at ease and described my issue in layman’s term

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June 30, 2021

5.0

She is excellent on the surgery and even better on patient care

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June 30, 2021

5.0

She spent time explaining what she was doing and why she did it so I understood what was going on

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Easy to understand why I'm having a problem and easy to understand options for resolving.

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June 27, 2021

5.0

She is so warm and friendly! A very smart professional who explains things perfectly!

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June 27, 2021

5.0

Caring, excellent diagnostician, explains things very well.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

She was very thorough and explained everything and made sure I understood it

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Took time to explain everything and did not rush me. Answered all my questions!

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Very professional and explained in detail what needed to be done to get back to a normal

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June 25, 2021

5.0

She was attentive, I feel confident with her recommendations for surgery and recovery

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is my hero. I love her. She put me back together and gave me great care. I will be forever grateful!

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June 23, 2021

5.0

She is a incredibly skilled surgeon with “patient friendly� skills that are unusual

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is easy to talk to, she listens and explains things thoroughly.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Very informative, answered my questions and took her time with me.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

First of all Dr. Ling presents her self. In a very classy way. The doctor kind of reminds me of. If you don’t like what you see move on. “ With that said,“ The doctor would present that with the most upright respect.� This is my personality Lol Dr. Ling is 100% truthful with her patients from day one. Whether it is something that a patient wants to hear or does not want to hear. She lays it out on the line and presents all of the facts. No beating around the bush. But gets straight to the point. In which I completely respect Dr Ling’s work ethic. If there is something that Dr. Ling. Feels that needs to be addressed immediately. In regards to the best interest of her patient. She steps in an gets the job done. Due to the severity of my injury. My MRI was scheduled too far out. So to my surprise and complete appreciation. Dr. Ling fit me in to have an MRI later that day. I just feel that the doctor carries her self in such a professional way. Most importantly as a patient. It is such a comforting feeling. When you feel like your doctor has self confidence. As Dr. Ling displays. My sincere thank you Dr. Ling

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June 22, 2021

5.0

She is nice and explained everything clearly

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Best doctor

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is the best! She explains everything, and takes her time with the exam.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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June 09, 2021

5.0

She is caring, concerned about my health and has a calming presence. Plus an excellent doctor/surgeon.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Friendly. Professional. Extremely knowledgeable.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

I found Dr. Ling to be efficient, caring and willing to take the time to look at the complexity of my medical problems.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Very skilled surgeon who can explain the issues.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and explains things clearly and her technique for procedures are excellent

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Skilled. Practical. Easy to reach agreement about treatment options and plans.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

I trust her

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May 19, 2021

5.0

I have recommend Dr Ling to a few of my friends

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Explains everything, takes time, included me in treatment pkan

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May 19, 2021

5.0

She is friendly, knowledgeable and cares

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Awesome doctor

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Takes whatever time is necessary to make the patient comfortable and talks so you can understand what your treatment and care needs to be.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and easy to understand.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Smart. Kind. Great personality. Caring.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling is very good and informative and understanding

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Very friendly informative and professional. Excellent bedside manner.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

She gives her patients choices about their treatment. She takes the time that is needed with me. I never feel rushed.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling has done several surgeries on my hands, I have confidence in her expertise.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Explained everything, took time, kind

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Kind, smart, knowledgeable, with many details to help guide a patient through their issue. A true expert in her field.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Easy to speak eith and very knowlegable.

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May 01, 2021

5.0

If I feel comfortable with a Dr. and am satisfied with the way they explained my problem, I don't hesitate recommending them.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Took the time to answer all my questions, and I did not feel like I was being rushed to get out of there. Very friendly

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April 29, 2021

5.0

What can I say awesome

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April 29, 2021

5.0

I thought Dr Ling spent a lot of time with me. I didn’t feel like I was just another number to her. Dr. Ling explained everything to me in extreme detail. I was very impressed with Dr Ling. I never fill out these surveys but I wanted to let you know how happy I was with my first visit.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

She was very caring and provides excellent consults.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling is always caring and explains all options clearly making it easy to work out a clear plan of care. Also her procedure skills are excellent

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April 28, 2021

5.0

She explained everything so thoroughly; explained the medical terminology used in a test report and thoroughly explained what she saw on x-rays, CT scan, and MRI.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Very engaging and professional

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Very kind and knowledgeable, explained everything so I knew exactly what was going on and how to proceed, I was very comfortable with her.

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is amazing! She listens, is honest, and treats you like you have a brain in your head.

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April 24, 2021

5.0

excellent surgery on my wrist

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April 24, 2021

5.0

She’s an excellent doctor. Explains everything.

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April 22, 2021

5.0

She is a great surgeon. Communicates well. Very talented. Friendly.

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April 22, 2021

5.0

Una doctora muy atenta

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Understanding & gentle. She’s an excellent surgeon

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April 21, 2021

5.0

shes very professional

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April 20, 2021

5.0

She has always best treatment and think about patient.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is extremely knowledgeable and takes the time to explain the situation. She is never in a rush and answers all questions

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling was genuinely interested in my problem, explained everything very well, and laid out a course of treatment to try and improve my condition before resorting to surgery. She was recommended by my sister who she also helped for a similar issue

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Very caring doctor

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April 14, 2021

5.0

She took the time to go over the x-rays and CT scan to explain why I had pain. Explained options, explained what treatment would work and what/why something would not work.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ling is a great doctor.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

She seems to be a good doctor

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Kind, listened to our concern, hands on,

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Ling is the best. I have been seeing her for years starting with my son’s football injury. Never takes her long to diagnose and how to resolve. Explains everything fully so you can understand it and is very personable and treats you like she really does. cares. Never ever rushes you out the door.

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