Dong-Seok Lee, MD Email Dong-Seok Lee
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY 10029
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Flushing, NY 11354
Astoria, NY 11102
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.
American Board of Surgery
- Antireflux Surgery
- Bronchogenic Cyst
- Bronchoscopy, Diagnostic
- Carcinoid Tumors
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Stricture
- Fundoplication-Laparoscopic Surgery
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Hiatal Hernia
- Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Nodule
- Mediastinal Tumor Resection
- Pleural Effusion
- Pulmonary Lobectomy
- Pulmonary Sequestration
- Thoracic Surgery
- Upper GI Endoscopy
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, General Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Cardio-Thoracic Surg
Mount Sinai Hospital
English, Korean, Spanish
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.
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