Paul Lee, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New Hyde Park, NY, New York-Presbyterian Queens

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Thoracic Surgery New Hyde Park, NY

Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Cardiovascular Surgery

System Director of Thoracic Surgery Northwell Health Professor of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

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Office Address

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    270-05 76th Avenue, Oncology Building
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    Phone
    (718) 470-7499

    Fax
    (718) 343-1438

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Education & Training

  • Columbia University, Mailman School of Public HealthColumbia University, Mailman School of Public HealthOtherTraining
  • Cornell University Medical CollegeCornell University Medical CollegeFellowship
  • Memorial Sloan-KetteringFellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency
  • University of PittsburghUniversity of PittsburghFellowship
  • Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineMedicalSchool
  • Harvard CollegeHarvard CollegeOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine - Top Doctors 2012-2015, 2017
  • America’s Top Surgeons Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2008-2017
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor New York Metropolitan Area, 2006-2017
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Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Neutrophil adhesion inhibition prolongs survival of cardiac allografts with hyperacute rejection.  Zehr KJ, Herskowitz A, Lee PC, Poston RS, Gillinov AM, Baumgartner WA, J Heart Lung Transplant;12:837-845
  • Protection of the internal mammary artery pedicle with polytetrafluoroethylene membrane.  Zehr KJ, Lee PC, Poston RS, Gillinov AM, Hruban RH, Cameron DE, J Cardiac Surg;8:650-655
  • Neutrophil adhesion and complement inhibition prolongs survival of cardiac xenografts in discordant species.  Zehr KJ, Herskowitz A, Lee PC, Kumar P, Gillinov AM, Baumgartner WA, Transplantation;57:900-906
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  • Title
  • Nitric oxide: Biology and pathobiology. Chapter: Nitric oxide synthase gene transfer Page 503 - 524
    Kibbe MR*, Lee PC*, Billiar TR, Tzeng E, * Shared co-authorship
    Editors: Ignarro LJ.Academic Press
    Edition 1st,
  • Esophageal Cancer: Principles and Practice. Chapter: Surgery techniques: en bloc esophagectomy Page 591 - 598
    Lee PC, Altorki NK
    Editors: Jobe BA, Thomas CR, Hunter JG.Demos Medical Publishing
  • General Thoracic Surgery. Chapter: Extended resection for esophageal carcinoma Page 1759 - 1770
    Port JL, Lee PC, Altorki NK
    Editors: Shields TW, Locicero J III, Reed CE, Feins RH.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Edition 7th,
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  • Abstracts/Posters
  • The changing face of splenic artery aneurysms (SAA): the significance of portal and essential hypertension. Lee PC, Rhee RY, Gordon RY, Fung JJ, Webster MW, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Ninth Annual Winter Meeting, Snowbird, Utah
  • The significance of portal and essential hypertension in splenic artery aneurysms (SAA): the UPMC experience. Lee PC, Rhee RY, Gordon RY, Fung JJ, Webster MW, Pittsburgh Surgical Society, Five Most Interesting Cases of 1998, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) is essential for angiogenesis. Lee PC, DeRenzo J, Watkins SC, Griffith BP, Billiar TR, Shears LL, The Keystone Symposia conference on Inflammatory Paradigms and the Vasculature, Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Lectures
  • Diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer. Live radio (1480AM) interview. New York, New York
  • Advances in diagnosis and treatment of lung and esophageal cancer. Fifth New York Hospital Queens Thoracic Oncology Symposium. Flushing, New York
  • Role of esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. Fifth New York Hospital Queens Thoracic Oncology Symposium. Flushing, New York
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)

Hospital Affiliations