Dr. Sang Lee, MD

Dr. Sang Lee, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Sang Lee, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

1441 EASTLAKE AVE Suite 7418

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information

(323) 865-3690

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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
Anal Disorders
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Colectomy more than 93% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Disorders
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Welcome to the division of colon and rectal surgery at the University of Southern California/ Keck School of Medicine. We provide compassionate and innovative patient care for all aspects of colon and rectal diseases. It is our mission to provide ...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Weill-Cornell Med College
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hosp-Harvard University
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1994
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hosp-Harvard University
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best doctors award, 2009 -
  • Super doctors Top 5 % of NY doctors Award, 2010-
  • America's Who's Who, 2010 -
  • Castle Connolly Top doctors Award (top 3 %), 2011 -
  • Patient's Choice Award - Vitals.com, 2010-

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

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Dr. Lee is a very competent doctor and grateful to avoid a bowel resection. During the office visit prior to surgery everything went smoothly but a breakdown after surgery and going home. Dr. Lee did not once come to examine me and had to beg for one of his staff to explain what transpired during...Read More
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One of the best doctors I've encountered! Saw him after being severely ill with crohns, he immediately took action and performed surgery.. met Debbie and Dianne who made me feel comfortable with what was soon to be the new normal. Dr. Lee not only gave me back my life but saved my Jpouch......Read More
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He was my moms dr in NYC. She ended up with colon cancer. They type of surgery she did, he went thru her belly button. No scar and no pain!! She was a nervous wreck. She has never been to doctors before nor surgery! She even made my dad sleep in the hospital with her. The bottom line is that...Read More
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Dr. Lee was my physician for the last 5 years until he left NYC. What a loss for me. Actually, given how excellent he was in ALL ways, I will do my check-ups with him when I have occasion to visit Southern Cal. Other doctors in the NYP/Weill Cornell Med Center, although of course good, seemed...Read More
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The best doctor and the excellent surgeon, He repaired my rectal problems that other clinics couldn't fix it quite right, but Dr Lee treated with 2- 3 times of surgeries.Since then I am getting better almost every year from the first year and now...I am great! Thanks, Doctor Lee, you are the one...Read More
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Medicaid
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Keck Hospital of USC

Los Angeles, CA