Benjamin E Lee, <span>MD</span>

Benjamin E Lee, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Surgery (Board Certified)
Languages: Chinese, Mandarin, Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 746-5194, (718) 670-2707


Benjamin E. Lee, M.D., is a board-certified thoracic surgeon, who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the chest, including benign and malignant tumors of the lungs, esophagus, and the mediastinum. Dr. Lee received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and religious studies from Duke University in 1995. He completed his medical degree in 2001 at New York Medical College and his general surgery residency in 2007 at the University of California at Davis Medical Center.  From 2004 to 2005, he completed a thoracic surgical research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and was awarded a Society of University Surgeons Traveling Fellowship Award in 2006. Following his general surgery residency, he returned to the east coast to complete a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at New York Presbyterian/Cornell Medical Center in 2009. He joined The Valley Hospital Medical Staff in 2009 prior to joining NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weil Cornell Medical College.

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MD, New York Medical College (Valhalla)

Residency: University of California Davis Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell