Dr. Sangmin Lee, MD

Dr. Sangmin Lee, MD

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Hematology  |  
Male  |  
35 y/o
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Dr. Sangmin Lee, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

Weill Cornell Leukemia Program

520 E 70th St # Starr

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Leukocytosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Leukemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancytopenia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "It is a privilege to take care of patients with blood disorders.  Each patient is different, each blood disorder is different, and I believe treatment approaches should be tailored to the individual patient.  At the Weill Cornell Leukemia Program, we work as a team to recommend treatment options for each patient.  We have a number of novel therapeutic options for blood disorders, and we work closely with the scientists at the leukemia program to study each and every patients' disorder to tailor treatments.  Treatment for blood disorders is a unique journey, and I am privileged to be a part of the journey!"
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis

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

  • University Of Miami-Miller School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Newyork-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lee does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lee and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Lee's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Jamaica, NY |
I'm currently a patient of Dr. Lee and i am so grateful for him and his team. With his help i am winning my fight against AML. He is always kind and helpful, explaining anything i don't understand.
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Dr. Lee is my talented physician for a blood-based disease. He received prestigious fellowships at NYP/Columbia U & Cornell Weil. He is always up to date, engaged, responsive, and involved in many clinical trials at Weil/Columbia. All his actions are vetted with his team - among the best in the world. I trust him absolutely. The other reviews - CML is highly treatable & indeed fantastic news in this world, where standard blood count ranges mean little, and treating too soon a mistake.
Boston, MA |
In July, 2016 my daughter was diagnosed with CML, a diagnosis which Dr. Lee assured her was "good news" Really, good news.......leukemia! In September after only two months of treatment my daughter was told by Doctor Lee that her next appointment would be at the end of December. At her December appointment all levels were below normal and yet she was told to come back in 3-4 weeks. Thankfully, she is being treated at another hospital now. At last, she has a competent treating physician.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lee accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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