Dr. Chong Lee, MD

Dr. Chong Lee, MD

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Dr. Chong Lee, MD is a general surgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405

Norfolk, VA 23505

Contact Information

(757) 278-2220

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • C and O Employee's Hospital Association
  • Chesapeake Life Insurance Co
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Hemorrhoids
high
more than 85% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Board certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Lee brings over 19 years of experience managing complex colon and rectal surgical diseases to Bon Secours. Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate studies at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He has a master of science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in Champaign, Ill. and earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana, Ill. Dr. Lee completed an internship and residency in general surgery, as well as a colon and rectal surgery fellowship, at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis, Minn. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS), Dr. Lee is a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Oakland County Medical Society and Michigan Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons. Additionally, he has contributed to 10 publications and seven presentations. Prior to joining Bon Secours, Dr. Lee was Service Chief of Surgery at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in West Bloomfield Township, Mich. Dr. Lee practices with Bon Secours Surgical Specialists."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Bon Secours Surgical Specialists is dedicated to providing state-of-the art surgical care with a special emphasis on humanity and compassion. Our specialties include colon and rectal surgery, bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, endovenous treatment of veins, and all aspects of general surgery. Patients trust Bon Secours Surgical Specialists for each surgeon's individual excellence, but also, for the group?s collective, integrated expertise."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

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70  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Cystotomy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Minn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Minn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.1

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1 Star
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Hands down the most comforting, personable doctor I have ever dealt with in my life. I never felt scared or unsure of what was going on. I felt like he truly cared about me as an individual. My colonoscopy went well, and he even called me personally to check on me.
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Shannon McPherson in Norfolk, VA – Aug 04, 2018
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An outstanding doctor in every respect. When you are in his hands, you just know there is no one better than him to help you - a comforting feeling.
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Diane in Norfolk, VA – Nov 30, 2016
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Very knowledgeable and proactive.
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Tausha in Virginia Beach, VA – Apr 07, 2016
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Very nice and professional. Offered very thorough exam before and after surgery and follow up.
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Guy K. in Virginia Beach, VA – Mar 29, 2016
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