Dr. Paul Lee, MD

Dr. Paul Lee, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Paul Lee, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

27005 76th Ave

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Lung Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aortic Ectasia
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Cancer
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Pleura Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymus Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We have seen a rapid growth of thoracic surgery over the past several years at Weill Cornell Medical Center. Major lung and esophageal resections continue to increase annually, while the operative mortality remains one of the lowest in the nat...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2016
    Mailman School Of Public Health, Columbia University
    2016
  • 2003
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Memorial Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1996
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1991
    Harvard Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

3.9

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(2)

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Medicaid
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare