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Ni-Cheng Liang, MD, Pulmonology, Encinitas, CA, Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas

Ni-ChengLiangMD

Pulmonology Encinitas, CA

Critical Care Medicine, Pleural Disease

Director of Pulmonary Integrative Medicine, Coastal Pulmonary Associates, Scripps Health Network Voluntary Assistant Professor, Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of California (San Diego) Medical Center
    University of California (San Diego) Medical CenterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • University of California (San Diego) Medical Center
    University of California (San Diego) Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    University of Maryland School of MedicineClass of 2005
  • George Washington University
    George Washington UniversityBS, Exercise Science, Pre-Health Professions Concentration, Magna Cum Laude, 1997 - 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor 2017 San Diego County Medical Society, 2017
  • San Diego Top Doctor in Pulmonary Disease 2017
  • Kaiser Teaching Award UCSD Academy of Clinician Scholars, 2014, 2016
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Patient Education/Information Series; Integrative Medicine (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) for the Lungs  
    Liang NC. Devereaux A., Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1/1/2017
  • The changing natural history of COPD: summary from the American Thoracic Society Meeting 2016  
    Liang NC., J Thorac Dis, 1/1/2016
  • Key management considerations in sarcoidosis from the American Thoracic Society 20156 Conference  
    Liang NC, Truong KT, Afshar K, J Thorac Dis, 1/1/2016
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Mindfulness Benefits Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.
    Ni-Cheng Liang, MD; Eleanore Bernadas, MD; Rachel Jen, MD; Yanru Li, MD; Arpi Minassian, PhD; Atul Malhotra, MD; Andrew Ries, MD; Steven Hickman, PsyD, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, 1/1/2016
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.
    Ni-Cheng Liang, MD; Eleanore Bernadas, MD; Rachel Jen, MD; Yanru Li, MD; Arpi Minassian, PhD; Atul Malhotra, MD; Andrew Ries, MD; Steven Hickman, PsyD, American Thoracic Society International Meeting, 1/1/2016
  • Clinical Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary COPD Inpatient and Transition Pathway.
    Chang W, Hochstein G, Liang N, Clay B, Maynard G, Ford R, Limberg T, Journal of Hospital Medicine; Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Integrative Medicine: Special Focus on Mindfulness 
    Los Angeles, CA - 1/1/2017
  • Mindfulness for Wellness and Burnout Prevention 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2017
  • GOLD 2017 Update: Guidelines for COPD 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2017
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Other

Authored Content

  • The First Time I Feared for My Life Taught Me How to LiveJuly 2019
  • The First Time I Feared for My Life Taught Me How to LiveJuly 2019

Press Mentions

  • Is Vaping Safe? Is It Safer Than Smoking? (Video)
    Is Vaping Safe? Is It Safer Than Smoking? (Video)December 13th, 2019
  • Reflections from a Former Intern
    Reflections from a Former InternJuly 11th, 2021

Committees

  • Member, Education Committee, American Thoracic Society Wellness and Burnout Collaborative 2018 - Present
  • Symposium Planning Committee Member, California Thoracic Society 2016 - Present
  • Co-Chair, American Thoracic Society Integrative Therapies Interest Group 2016 - 2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Hospital Affiliations