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Madeline Li Leong, M.D.

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Director of Education, Palliative Medicine Program

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Expertise: Advanced Pain Management, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-614-9892

600 N. Wolfe Street
Blalock 359
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Appointment Phone: 410-614-9892

401 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231 map


Madeline Leong, MD has a strong commitment to the field of Palliative Care. Dr. Leong believes Palliative Care can help patients live life to the fullest, even if they have chronic or life-limiting diseases. Her research interests include Palliative Care Education and Medical Humanities. more


  • Director of Education, Palliative Medicine Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center / General Internal Medicine (2014)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2015)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Leong M, Smith TJ. Geriatrics and palliative care: all in the same family. Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 May;31(2):xi-xii.

Leong M, Smith TJ, Rowland-Seymour A. Complementary and integrative medicine for older adults in palliative care. Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 May;31(2):177-91.

Behera MA, Leong M, Johnson L, Brown H. Eligibility and accessibility of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) for the treatment of uterine leiomyomas. Fertil Steril. 2009 Nov 18.

Fortney JA, Leong M. Saving mother's lives: programs that work. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jun;52(2):224-36.

Ingavale SS, Chang YC, Lee H, McClelland CM, Leong ML, Kwon-Chung KJ. Importance of Mitochondria in Survival of Cryptococcus neoformans Under Low Oxygen Conditions and Tolerance to Cobalt Chloride. PLoS Pathog. 2008 Sep 19;4(9):e1000155.

Leong M. First month on the wards. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2008 Spring;71(2):23-5.

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Hearst Foundation Fellow, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2014 - 2015


  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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