Legacy Health Partners

Mei Dong, MD

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

    Hematology & Oncology, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Cancer, Cancer Treatment Protocols, Colon Cancer, Gastrointestinal Malignancies, GI Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Lymphoma, Pancreatic Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Bladder Cancer, Anal Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Hematology, Rectal Cancer
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 174 RATINGS & 80 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Cancer Institute- The Vancouver Clinic Building (on 87th)

About Me:

As an oncologist with a deep background in research, she enjoys staying current on emerging cancer treatments and providing the most updated and comprehensive care. Through Vancouver Clinic’s partnership with the OHSU Knight – Legacy Health Cancer Collaborative, Dr. Dong works closely with other physicians to bring clinical trials to our cancer patients. Dr. Dong earned a doctor of medicine from Harbin Medical University in Harbin, China. She received a PhD in biomedical science at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. From there she performed cancer research at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She completed an internship and residence at Yale-affiliated Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. She also completed a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas. She has performed extensive research in gastrointestinal malignancies.

Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     174 Ratings     80 Comments

Apr 29, 2021
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Every visit with doctor Dong is a positive experience. The whole office crew is great.

Apr 29, 2021
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She wrote I have ET. What does that mean

Apr 15, 2021
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Dr. Dong is treating my anemia and is very knowledgable and treats me with respect. I enjoy seeing her and know I am in good hands with her.

Apr 5, 2021
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Dr was professional, personable, informative, and also listened and answered concerns I had.

Apr 5, 2021
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Dr Dong is very kind and compassionate! she listens to and hears me.

Mar 31, 2021
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Excellent patient/client relationship

Mar 23, 2021
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Good experience but room for improvement in regards to assisting patients in wheelchairs navigate doors, even if they have someone pushing them as it is still difficult at times. We had some help entering but not exiting. As well I do not think the drop-off areas of the clinic should be used by the medical delivery cars. All the ones I have seen are not driven by disabled people that might need to park close, but rather able bodied people who are only trying to shave a few minutes off their delivery. They create roadblocks and some chaos for those who are trying to actually drop-off or pick-up patients. They can park in a regular parking spot or perhaps be given their own little parking spot area. The amount of time they think they are saving is small, and should not take precedence over disabled/crippled patients with appointments. As well they have their health and two good legs to walk with.

Mar 18, 2021
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great doctor and care giver

Mar 17, 2021
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All good!

Mar 17, 2021
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took the time to make sure I understood what she was talking about

Mar 15, 2021
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Dr Dong is a very intelligent and competent oncologist that I trust completely.

Mar 4, 2021
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Staff was nice, friendly, kind, helpful.

Mar 1, 2021
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Dr. Dong treats me like I'm family! She is always looking out for my best interest. I couldn't ask for a better doctor!

Feb 23, 2021
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Dr. Dong is an amazing Doctor. She takes great care in explaining and or answering questions that we needed. We just love her!!!!! Her MA was awesome as well.

Feb 9, 2021
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As an individual with advanced prostate cancer I see Dr. Dong every three months. I feel extremely grateful to have someone with her competence and caring manner as my oncologist.

Jan 12, 2021
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Dr. Dong is a pleasant and competent care provider.

Jan 11, 2021
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Always have good experience with Dr Dong.

Jan 7, 2021
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Dr. Dong completely understood my frustration about having to dig out insurance cards every time I visit the Legacy Lab for a blood draw. I know the cards are in the Legacy Health computer because I do not have to show them to see a Doctor. She agreed to have me visit The Vancouver Clinic for blood draws and reports, but said it would interrupt the chain of my blood history which would make her job a bit more difficult. After due consideration, I agreed to have Legacy Labs do my blood analysis even though I will make my blood boil ever two weeks when I go to bet a blood draw so she can see if the meds are working.

Jan 4, 2021
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My family and I feel that Dr. Dong is an excellent doctor. She is always very proffessional and caring. She's been with us for the last two years and has been a major part of our strength. She and her team are an outstanding asset to the clinic. We're always telling people how awesome it's been working with her.

Dec 21, 2020
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$40 co-pay for a in house.visit. no physical just chatting was a bit.much

Dec 17, 2020
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Dr. Dong is amazing!

Dec 16, 2020
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I have had a very good experiences with this provider and her team, They understand their field of expertise, and are helpful when I ask a question. I have appointments 3 times a week every other week and Dr Dong and her team have been wonderful...they help me get over the fear I might have as well as look into any questions I might have, and I am satisfied. As with anything that is serious, every morning I wake up, knowing it, I question and have hope, sometimes I have to put myself in their shoes because we are all feeling the strain of the pandemic, and Dr Dong and her team have the same strain...and they have it much more so because they not only deal with me with my serious condition, they mulitpule patients

Dec 14, 2020
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All was good.

Dec 9, 2020
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All have been good.

Nov 16, 2020
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Dr. Dong is the very best! Staff at chemo dept. are the very best caring about their clients.

Nov 16, 2020
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Dr. Dong clearly read my medical history and was aware of issues not of specific interest for this visit. She got down to business and articulated the frame into which my issue rested and what needed to be done in order to obtain reliable information. She immediately made an appt for blood work which was accomplished right after our session. At the end of the appt we talked a bit about some joint non-medical experiences and I am looking forward to continuing with her.

Nov 12, 2020
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I found Dr. Dong to be an excellent, professional & caring Doctor! She went the "extra mile" for me.

Nov 9, 2020
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Dr. Dong is very caring and concerned about her patients. My son also goes to her and says the same thing. She is someone you want to keep in your practice.

Nov 9, 2020
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I am extremely pleased with this visit and the information Dr. Dong provided.

Nov 3, 2020
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Dr. Mei Dong is so professional, knowledgeable, and caring. She is very on top of things. Her staff is very kind, helpful, and supportive. I am complete at peace being under her care.

Nov 3, 2020
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dr Dong is the best!

Oct 29, 2020
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This provider explained her rationale for services extremely well and I felt very respected. I appreciate her approach to care. She wrote everything out and had her offoce reach out to me when circumstances changed.

Oct 14, 2020
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Very impressed with the level of care! Thank you! Your team was excellent!

Oct 14, 2020
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Sensitive to my needs. Polite, concerned, helpful.

Oct 14, 2020
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Dr. Dong is a caring doctor.

Oct 14, 2020
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I had a longer than usual wait in the waiting room.

Oct 6, 2020
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All of my experiences have been very good with everyone I have encountered

Oct 6, 2020
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This provider is extremely compassionate and I always feel like she listens to me. Unfortunately the computer was not working in the exam room at the time I was there so she was not able to access all of my records.

Sep 30, 2020
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everyone was so nice

Sep 30, 2020
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It's always a pleasure to visit with Dr. Dong. She is kind, friendly, yet extremely professional and knowledgeable. I always felt that I received the best chemo therapy care I could get. Her coordination with my Radiation Oncologist, was excellent.

Sep 24, 2020
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Dr. Dong is very nice and pleasant. Every time I visited facts were presented logically and made understandable to the average person.

Sep 23, 2020
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A rather long wait to see the doctor as she was called away to the hospital to see a patient. A little frustrating but completely understandable.

Sep 21, 2020
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Dr. Dong was kind and attentive. Although she was not the right specialty for my specific concern, she explained everything thoroughly, and put my mind at ease. Dr. Dong was able to refer me to the right specialist for my needs. The front desk Receptionist was incredibly kind and welcoming as well as the Medical Assistant. thank you

Sep 15, 2020
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Dr. Dong is an excellent doctor and communicator. She is treating me for a potential blood/bone marrow issue, so some questions/answers may not be totally relevant. Her expertise, compassion and care are excellent. I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Dong treating me and guiding my healthcare investigative and treatment processes. Thank you for the opportunity to make my comments and feelings known.

Sep 15, 2020
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I love having Dr. Dong as my doctor!

Sep 9, 2020
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I'm hard of hearing provider's & others need to speak louder. Due to their masks muffles their voices. Thank you.

Sep 2, 2020
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Dr. Dong used a white board so we could easily understand each other while wearing masks.

Aug 24, 2020
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Dr. Dong is always very professional and concerned about you, taking extra time to explain things and answer any of your questions. She's great, my family and I feel that I'm in very good hands with her and trust her to help me get through my medical problems. I've only heard very good things about her from other patients, medical personnel and doctors. I'm thankful to have her and her team providing my care.

Aug 19, 2020
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Clearly presented me with an explanation of my issues and what she wanted to do about them.

Aug 14, 2020
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Everything was OK with visit.

Aug 10, 2020
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Dr Dong has taken interest and good care for me. I truly trust her and believe she is very good at her profession.

Aug 7, 2020
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as always with vancouver clinic or legacy, it seems my results of tests etc are a secret to me and never explained in depth. it is the most annoying thing about this provider. so much so it could make me choose another provider.

Aug 6, 2020
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Lab work, even though on the 1st floor and clinic on 3rd floor had a major problem getting from A to B. The lab was excellent keeping us informed that they had a major problem with the computer. They finally had to get a hold of the person in charge of the lab at home, and they were able to fix it from their home. The lab people would come out to keep us informed of the progress or lack thereof during the probably hour that we were waiting, and once they got the paperwork, the tests were performed quickly and professionally. There should be a way around the computer when things like this happen, as I'm sure it must happen now and again.

Aug 5, 2020
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My doctor was very informative and interested in my wellbeing.

Aug 3, 2020
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Dr. Dong was very patience with question I had.

Jul 27, 2020
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Dr. Dong did not give me sufficient information regarding my condition. I felt unimportant and she did not answer my questions in a kind/compassionate matter.

Jul 27, 2020
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Dr. Dong has made this new journey in my life manageable all my visits w/Dr. Dong, has been wonderful. She is knowledgeable, kind and she cares about my needs, feelings etc. Her nurses are always so kind and supportive.

Jul 27, 2020
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Dr. Dong is following up on my kidney cancer after the removal of my left kidney. I have visited her twice and both times she has been a good listener as well as explained my condition very thoroughly. On my first visit she even used chart paper to assist with the explanation. That was very helpful.

Jul 15, 2020
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This was a first visit.

Jul 14, 2020
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Dr. Dong listened carefully to my concerns and even when we had mild disagreement on the path forward, she was willing to accommodate things to my specific situation.

Jul 14, 2020
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My visit was at 10:20, so it was a morning appt. I was actually called in early and my provider was in my room before my appt time. Everything went like clockwork.

Jul 1, 2020
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I am very fortunate to have Dr. Dong as my chemo doctor. The staff at the Chemo Dept. are wonderful.

Jun 30, 2020
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Dr. Dong is very professional but easy - a great combination.

Jun 30, 2020
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Everyone that I have interacted with has been excellent and gives me confidence that I am in the right place for my treatments.

Jun 24, 2020
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I was very impressed with Dr Dong.

Jun 22, 2020
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I would have preferred a video appointment rather than one requiring my office visit. I was informed a video appointment was no longer available with this office (but was/is with other doctors at Vancouver Clinic.

Jun 22, 2020
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Mei Dong is an extraordinary teacher, obviously caring and empathic, clearly possesses a superior and deep knowledge of her field, paired with exceptional ability to break it down for this "civilian."

Jun 22, 2020
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I like Dr Dong very much. She is professional, knowledgeable, kind, and has a way of putting you at ease.

Jun 18, 2020
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Dong highly professional, knowledgable, talented, personal. Unique re her ability to listen, explain, discuss the options related to my prostate issues. The best!

Jun 17, 2020
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I feel heard, seen & she works had to get the facts out there. Cancer & treatment is scary. She listens & reassures.

Jun 11, 2020
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Of the many doctors I have seen in my years, I would rate Dr. Dong at or near the VERY TOP. She is a superb physician I am fortunate to have.

Jun 11, 2020
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Wonderful team! Dr. Dong is caring, compassionate, and a dream to work with. Wonderful bed side manner.

Jun 9, 2020
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the entire oncology department is so very caring and compassionate

Jun 8, 2020
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my visit is excellent

Jun 2, 2020
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Dr. Dong is a great doctor

May 28, 2020
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I am new to Dr. Dong and she was an excellent resource for learning about my condition and how each component of my blood works. She was not able to locate all of my previously ordered tests.

May 21, 2020
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Dr. Dong and all the staff at Legacy are outstanding.Dr. Dong is so lovely and so knowledgeable.

May 20, 2020
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Dr. Dong is such a great oncologist. She always explains things well, answers my questions thoroughly, & gives me additional info. I didn't know to ask about. Further, she GENUINELY CARES about me & my health.

May 19, 2020
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As a cancer patient I feel very fortunate to have Dr Dong as my physician. She is a special person.

May 19, 2020
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I enjoy Dr. Dongs cheerful attitude and straight answers. I never feel I'm getting sugar-coated answers from her. Only reason I can't give a 10 is that I believe that I should have had an ultrasound when I first reported calf pain as it got much worse and at my appointment 2 weeks later I was diagnosed with numerous dvt blood clots.
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