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Alice Lee, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics
Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Sarcoma
  • Wilm's Tumor

Education & Training

  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • 1998 Boston University
  • Internship: St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Residency: St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
  • Residency: 2001 Souther Illinois University School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2004 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

About Alice Lee

Alice Lee, MD specializes in the care of children and adolescents with solid tumors, especially neuroblastoma, Wilms' tumor, and sarcomas. She also conducts research to develop and evaluate new anticancer therapies for young patients.

Dr. Lee takes a personal interest in her patients. She says, "The patients I care for are amazing. Regardless of how a child is doing during treatment, they just want to be kids. I form bonds with their families that are rich and lifelong. They come to us each day hoping their children get better, while we come to work each day hoping to advance the field with more effective therapies so more children get better. My goal is to know I've done all we can for every one of our patients, and to further therapy by developing new anticancer drugs that become a standard part of care for pediatric cancers in the future."

Dr. Lee is also intrigued by the science of pediatric oncology. In this ever-changing field, much remains to be learned, which offers her an intellectual challenge. As the institution's principal investigator for the Children's Oncology Group (COG; the nation's leading pediatric cancer research consortium), Dr. Lee and her team are evaluating new therapies and new combinations of existing therapies to identify more effective, less toxic treatments for children with cancer.

Dr. Lee is proud to be part of the team at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, where patients have all the specialists they may need in one location, including pediatric critical care onsite if serious complications arise. Her division has leaders in every type of pediatric cancer or blood disorder.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Medical Director

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

1
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032

Research

Clinical Trials

NCT01371981 A Phase III Randomized Trial for Patients With De Novo AML Using Bortezomib and Sorafenib (NSC# 681239, NSC# 724772) for Patients With High Allelic Ratio FLT3/ITD

NCT01595048 Intergroup Trial for Children or Adolescents With B-Cell NHL or B-AL: Evaluation of Rituximab Efficacy and Safety in High Risk Patients - This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.

NCT02101853 Risk-Stratified Randomized Phase III Testing of Blinatumomab (NSC#765986) in First Relapse of Childhood B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL)

NCT02166463 A Randomized Phase III Study of Brentuximab Vedotin (SGN-35) for Newly Diagnosed High-Risk Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma (cHL) in Children and Adolescents

NCT02723994 A Phase 2 Study of the JAK1/JAK2 Inhibitor Ruxolitinib With Chemotherapy in Children With De Novo High-Risk CRLF2-Rearranged and/or JAK Pathway-Mutant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia