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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lina Ching is Good. Dr. Ching has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis / Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyositis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Ching graduated from University of Chicago.


Dr. Ching has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Diagnostic Center Hospital 
  • The Methodist Hospital 


  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

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Additional Information
Dr. Lina Miriam Ching MD is a female Rheumatologist and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Lina M. Ching practice?
Dr. Lina Ching has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lina Ching practices Rheumatology near Houston, TX.
See Houston Rheumatologists.