Dr. Hon-Chi Lee, MD

Dr. Hon-Chi Lee, MD

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68 y/o

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Dr. Hon-Chi Lee, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 96% of peers
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Interests Autoimmune mechanisms in cardiovascular diseases Autonomic modulation of ion channels and cardiac arrhythmias Cardiac device extraction and outcome Endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factors Innovative approaches in atrial fibrillation research Ionic mechanisms in shear stress-mediated dilation of microvessels Membrane microdomain targeting of ion channels and signaling pathways Novel approaches in cardiac electronic devices Novel mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias Regulation of ion channels in the cardiovascular system "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Diabetes
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • BS - Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • MD Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • PhD - Biochemistry Harvard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Internship - Medicine Stanford University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Resident - Medicine Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Fellow - Cardiology Stanford University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mentor to Recipient of Junior Faculty Award American Diabetes Association Walk, 2007
  • Mentor to Recipient of National Scientist Development Award American Heart Association, 2006
  • Distinguished Scientist Lecture. Center for Cardiovascular Sciences, Albany Medical College, 2010
  • Visiting Professor; International Scholar Exchange Program Wuxi Peoples' Hospital, International Schholar Exchange Program, 2011
  • Mentor to Recipient of Basic Science Award American Diabetes Association, 2012
  • RO1 Award National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health, 2008
  • Senior Investigator to Recipient of Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award American Physiological Society, 2005
  • Mentor to Finalist 2004 Scientific Session American Heart Association, 2004
  • RO1 Award National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health, 2003
  • NIH Director's Bridge Award National Institute of Health, 2008
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias Regulation Peer Review Study Group American Heart Association, Member
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias Regulation Peer Review Study Group American Heart Association, Co-Chairman
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias Regulation Peer Review Study Group American Heart Association, Chair
  • Charter Member Electrical Signaling Ion Transport and Arrhythmia Study Section National Institutes of Health, Member
  • Electrical Signaling Ion Transport and Arrhythmia Study Section National Institutes of Health, Member
  • Fellowship Heart Rhythm Society formerly NASPE, Member
  • Research Committee Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Internal Medicine, Member
  • Session Chair CardioRhythm Highlight, Chair
  • Session Chair North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, Chair
  • Session Chair Scientific Meeting Featured Symposium-New Concepts Heart Rhythm Society formerly NASPE, Chair
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