Sangmin Lee, MD

Medical Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Hematology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Korean
Office Phone: (646) 962-2700, (646) 962-2065



Sangmin Lee, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Physician at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. 

After obtaining a BA/MS as a Vagelos Scholar in Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003, Dr. Lee received his MD from the University of Miami in 2007.  Following his internal medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center from 2010-2013 where he focused on epigenetics of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) under Drs. Azra Raza and Benjamin Tycko.   In July 2013, Dr. Lee was recruited to serve in the Leukemia Program in the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology.  At Weill Cornell, he has served as an Edward P. Evans Fellow in the multi-institutional MDS Clinical Research Consortium, focusing on development of clinical and translational research programs in MDS, as well as other hematologic malignancies.  He is currently the principal investigator on clinical trials investigating new therapeutic approaches in elderly AML patients, and is an investigator on a number of clinical trials for MDS, AML, and other myeloproliferative neoplams.  He is the principal investigator for translational studies focusing on characterization of mutational and epigenetic profiling of MDS and AML, in collaboration with scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Lee has publications in the Clinical Cancer Research, and Journal of Blood Medicine, among others.  He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

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Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

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


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

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



2007 University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine

Internship: 2008 University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital

Residency: 2010 University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital

Fellowship: 2013 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center


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Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College