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Dong-Seok Lee

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Thoracic Surgery
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Residency, General Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Cardio-Thoracic Surg
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Dong-Seok Daniel Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Thoracic Surgery. He obtained his medical degree at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed a residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. He went on to complete a fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Lee is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

    Dr. Lee’s practice encompasses all aspects of Thoracic Surgery with extensive expertise in advanced minimally invasive surgical approaches, such as thoracoscopy (VATS) and laparoscopy. He has particular clinical interests in the treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and benign esophageal diseases (achalasia, reflux, hiatal hernia, diverticula) with minimally invasive surgery.  In addition, Dr. Lee is involved in a clinical trial involving a diaphragmatic pacing system for ventilator-dependent spinal cord injury patients and for patients with ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease.  Dr. Lee is fluent in English, Spanish, and Korean and has offices in Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens and Brooklyn Heights-Mount Sinai Hospital. 

Publications

Long-term survival in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy vs open lobectomy in lung-cancer patients; a meta-analysis.. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2013 October; 44(4): 591-597.

Postoperative complications in patients undergoing thoracic surgery [editorial]. American College of Chest Physicians 2011 December;(24-25).

The axillary incision: a cosmetic approach iin congenital cardiac surgery. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007 November; Volume 134(5): 1358–1360.

Lobe-Specific Mediastinal Nodal Dissection is Sufficient During Lobectomy by VATs or Thoracotomy for Early Stage Lung Cancer. American College of Chest Physicians 2012 October; 142(4).

Superior Vena Caval Resection in Lung Cancer [review]. ScienceDirect 2014 November; 24(4): 441-447.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Lee did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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  • Access Meicare
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield - HMO
  • CHAMPUS (Tri-care)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial/Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis
  • GHI CBP PPO
  • GHI HMO
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  • Magnacare
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  • Medicare Part B
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  • WellCare of New York, Inc.
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