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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Top Care Areas

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "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.This is made possible by a dedicated team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, pulmonary specialists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists.  At Weill Cornell, we strive to provide the best and the most complete care to every patient."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer

23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

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3.9

Based on 9 reviews

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