Dr. Richard Lee MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Richard Lee is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2000

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1997

Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2000 - 2002

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association
2009

Publications & Presentations

An engineered bivalent neuregulin protects against Doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity with reduced proneoplastic potential.
Jay, S. M.,Murthy, A. C.,Hawkins, J. F.,Wortzel, J. R.,Steinhauser, M. L.,Alvarez, L. M.,Gannon, J.,Macrae, C. A.,Griffith, L. G.,Lee, R. T.

The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education coronary artery assessment tool has high interrater reliability.
Lee, R.,Enter, D.,Lou, X.,Feins, R. H.,Hicks, G. L.,Gasparri, M.,Takayama, H.,Young, J. N.,Calhoon, J. H.,Crawford, F. A.,Mokadam, N. A.,Fann, J. I.

Left atrial flow velocity distribution and flow coherence using four-dimensional FLOW MRI: A pilot study investigating the impact of age and pre- and postintervention atrial fibrillation on atrial hemodynamics.
Fluckiger, J. U.,Goldberger, J. J.,Lee, D. C.,Ng, J.,Lee, R.,Goyal, A.,Markl, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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