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Dong-Seok Lee, MD
Thoracic Surgery
    • Position
    • Assistant Professor
    • Specialty
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Languages
    • English
    • Korean
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
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27-15 30th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102
Phone: 212-241-4325
135-16 Roosevelt Avenue 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY 11354
Phone: 212-241-4325
300 Cadman Plaza West 1 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 212-241-4325
1470 Madison Avenue 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-4325

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. 

Certifications

Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Achalasia
  • Antireflux Surgery
  • Bronchogenic Cyst
  • Bronchoscopy, Diagnostic
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophagectomy
  • Fundoplication-Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Tumor Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Sarcoma
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheotomy
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education

MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residency, General Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Cardio-Thoracic Surg
Mount Sinai Hospital

Languages

English, Korean, Spanish