Dr. Paul Song is Lisa Ling’s Husband

Meet Dr. Paul Song

Dr. Paul Song is the husband of Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling.

Lisa Ling whom you probably seen on CNN’S This Is Life With Lisa Ling, was born August 30, 1973, in Sacramento, California. At 16 she was selected to host a national student newsmagazine and by 25 was a senior war correspondent, traveling to more than two dozen countries.

You might also known Lisa Ling from other gigs, she is also the former host of Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN and was also co-host of ABC‘s The View.

In 2007 she tied the knot to hunky doctor, Paul Song. Dr. Paul Song is an oncologist. He Specializes in Radiation Oncology. She sure landed a good one!

He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago and received his Medical degree from George Washington University. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago in 1995 where he also served as chief resident and was honored as an ASTRO research fellow for 1995-96 by the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology pursuing research in genetic radiotherapy.


Dr. Song was an attending physician in the department of radiation oncology at Inova Fairfax Hospital from 1996-2003. In 2003 he became an attending staff physician in the Dept. of radiation oncology and co-chief of the brachytherapy service at the Center for Prostate Disease Research at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

He was named one of the top doctors in Washington, D.C. by Washingtonian Magazine and Consumer Checkbook in 2002 and 2005. Most recently, Dr. Song was an attending physician and clinical instructor at the Little Company of Mary/University of Chicago Cancer center in Evergreen Park, IL. Dr. Song has established very successful HDR and prostate seed brachytherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, and IMRT programs de novo and has published several articles on the treatment of prostate cancer and brain tumors.

The Physician and his journalist wife, are the happy parents of one daughter. Lisa gave birth to daughter Jett Ling Song  in March 2013. The couple had suffered a miscarriage in 2010.

Accoridng to his social media accounts, Dr. Paul Song is also the Executive Chairman of the Courage Campaign, and a Biotechnology Chief Medical Officer, according to his LinkedIn. Dr. Paul Song resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

Song’s wife recently advise Caitlyn Jenner to be a woman a little longer before she voices out her opinion. Lisa was talking about Caitlyn’s comment on presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton not supporting women’s issues. Lisa is a Clinton supporter. Did we mention Dr. Paul is a Bernie Sanders guy?

Dr. Paul Song and Lisa are currently expecting their second child.

You can find Dr. Paul Song on Twitter here.