Dr. Sang Lee, MD

Dr. Sang Lee, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

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Dr. Sang Lee, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiology, and more.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultants, Inc.

175 N Jackson Ave Ste 201

San Jose, CA 95116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 86% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 82% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 78% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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46  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Sang Lee, MD
Thank you Tanya & Dr. Lee for changing my life!! I have dealt and suffered mentally and physically with chronic hyperhidrosis 26 years of my life. I got rejected by so many requests from my insurance just to get ETS surgery. Tanya took went above & beyond out of her way to make sure that I got the...Read More
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Hang in San Jose, CA – Jul 09, 2018
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There are not enough word to describe how thankful I am to Dr. Sang Lee. After being rejected from multiple hospitals, I was losing hope until I met Dr. Lee and his team. I am now alive and well and appreciating every day thanks to Dr. Sang Lee.
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Apr 07, 2018
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Dr. Lee is very good. He saved my life
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San Ramon, CA – Jul 07, 2017
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Dr Lee is good. However you seldom get to see or talk to him directly. Everything is through his front office and the lady named Tanya is very rude to her patients. Unfortunately dr. Lee doesn't listen to his patients' concern and does not understand that patients are sensitive as is. He seems...Read More
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