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Dr. Richard Lee, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Lee

Dr. Richard Lee, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(608) 417-6387

Dr. Lee accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthEOS
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
The Alliance
The Alliance PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
WEA Trust
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WPS Health Insurance

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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 91% of his peers

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

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Lung Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Heart Disease more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Disorders
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

For Dr. Lee, it is important that his patients feel well cared for. He demonstrates this dedication through his commitment to the Three-C's: Care, Communication and Compassion. By treating his patients as he would his own family, he provides the best care possible and always keeps their best interests in mind.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2006
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
2006
2003
1995

Awards

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Lee, MD
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Dr Lee did my Aortic Valve replacement and I can not say enough about the excellent care that him and his staff gave me. He is awesome! My Family were all very impressed with him also.
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