Dr. Paul Lee, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Lee
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Long Island Jewish Hospital

13617 39th Ave Ste Cf-E Flushing, NY 11354

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Dr. Paul Lee, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Flushing, NY. Dr. Lee has more experience with Thoracic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lenox Hill Hospital and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lee to book an appointment.


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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 nation.Thi...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Memorial Sloan Kettering
Fellowship Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2016
Mailman School Of Public Health, Columbia University

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • English

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Please call the office to learn more. (718) 470-7499

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Dr. Lee accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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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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Practice Areas

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

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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

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Locations

Long Island Jewish Hospital

Northwell Health Physician Partners Queens Crossing13617 39th Ave Ste Cf-E Flushing, NY 11354
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Lenox Hill Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital130 E 77th St Fl 4 New York, NY 10075
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LONG ISLAND JEWISH, New Hyde Park, NY

LONG ISLAND JEWISH, New Hyde Park, NY27005 76th Ave New Hyde Park, NY 11040
3

Affiliated Hospitals

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Lenox Hill Hospital

New York, NY

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

Forest Hills, NY
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average