Dr. Steven Lee-Kong, MD

Dr. Steven Lee-Kong, MD

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41 y/o
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Dr. Steven Lee-Kong, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Colorectal Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 8

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan Test
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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-Kong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee-Kong treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lee-Kong treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee-Kong performs Colectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lee-Kong performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee-Kong treats Anal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lee-Kong treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lee-Kong's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bowel Strangulation
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Mass
Colon Polyp
Colonic Volvulus
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Colectomy
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
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch
Laparotomy
Large Bowel Obstruction
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pilonidal Cyst
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Rectal Bleeding
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
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)
Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
Sigmoid Colectomy
Sphincter Reserving Surgery
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2012
    Weill Cornell Med Cntr
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2012
    Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr/cornell Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2011
    NY Presby Columbia University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2005
    NY Presby Columbia University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1999
    SUNY
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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The best of the best. I had a complicated issue and Dr. Lee-Kong was able to schedule surgery very quickly. He is calm, experienced, and expert at what he does. He made a stressful time better for me and my family.
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I have suffered for years from abdominal scar tissue. My quality of life deteriorated and I seeked advice from Dr’s at NYP. Dr. Lee-Kong took a chance on me and performed lysis of adhesion surgery on me . It was done with 4 very small laparoscopic incisions. The surgery was a success! He was...Read More
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Dr. Lee Kong is great. Got me in quickly and took care of my issue. Thanks again for everything. Justin
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Dr Lee-Kong is an expert in his field. I felt completely comfortable under his care and my surgery went great. I had to have a colon resection due to severe diverticulitis. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing to have colon or rectal surgery.
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Surgery is scary. I had to have a colon resection due to severe diverticulitis. I consulted with Dr. Stephen Lee-Kong after finding him on this site. Dr. Lee-Kong is a consummate expert. I had a three-day hospital stay and four minor incisions, three no longer than one inch in length and one...Read More
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Cigna HMO
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Connecticare
EmblemHealth
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GHI PPO
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Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
MagnaCare
MultiPlan Test
SelectCare
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Medicare
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United Healthcare HMO
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VNS Choice
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