Richard K. Lee, MD, MBA

Urology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-4811


Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University (Durham, NC), and then moved to the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) to complete both his MD and his MBA. He then moved to New York and began working at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, specifically within the Department of Urology, while completing both his residency rotation and a fellowship. Dr. Lee was appointed to a full-time faculty position within the Department of Urology in July 2011 after completing his fellowship.

While completing his residency at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Lee was awarded the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU) Traveling Scholar Award (2006), the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR) Men's Health Traveling Fellowship (2007), the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Grant (2007), the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council Distinguished Housestaff Award (2008), and the Doctors of the World Health and Human Rights Leadership Award (2008).

Dr. Lee is an active participant in translational research and is currently involved in several protocols as either primary or co-investigator that includes NIH, non-profit foundation, and industry support. He takes part in the peer review process of other's research as a journal reviewer for European Urology, Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology International, and Advances in Urology.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]


Emblem Select Care


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care




Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]



2003 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship: 2004 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: 2009 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship: 2011 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


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Assistant Professor of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College