Dr. Sang Won Lee MD

Dr. Sang Lee is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in New York, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Lee accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopy

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–2001

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2002–2003

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 10 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 11 years in Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FASCRS), American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Feasibility and Safety of Laparoscopic Colon Surgery Performed Under Intravenous Sedation and Local Anesthesia Using Microinvasive (<3 mm) Instruments: An Acute and Survival Study on Porcine Model.
Milsom, J. W.,Trencheva, K.,Ezell, P.,Maggiori, L.,Pavoor, R.,Vitellaro, M.,Zhuo, C.,Makino, T.,Lee, S. W.,Shukla, P. J.

Reply to Letter: "Identifying Important Predictors for Anastomotic Leak After Colon and Rectal Resection: Prospective Study on 616 Patients"
Trencheva, K.,Morrissey, K. P.,Wells, M.,Mancuso, C. A.,Lee, S. W.,Sonoda, T.,Michelassi, F.,Charlson, M. E.,Milsom, J. W.

Experience of a specialist centre in the management of anastomotic sinus following leaks after low rectal or ileal pouch-anal anastomosis with diverting stoma.
Zhuo, C.,Trencheva, K.,Maggiori, L.,Milsom, J. W.,Sonoda, T.,Shukla, P. J.,Vitellaro, M.,Makino, T.,Lee, S. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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