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Joseph M. Lee, MD, FACC

Board Certifications: 
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Expertise in: 
Vascular and Interventional Radiology
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(845) 368-0100

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Clinical Expertise

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Hypertension Specialist
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education & Training

  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
  • MIT Order of Omega Honor Society
  • National Science Foundation Award
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine — Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine — Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine — Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography — Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology — Nuclear Cardiology
  • Diplomate, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation — Vascular Ultrasound
  • Diplomate, American Hypertension Specialist Certification Program — Certified Hypertension Specialist

About Joseph Lee

“My comprehensive training in cardiology and the cardiovascular subspecialties has enabled me to provide a multi-disciplinary approach for my patients. I believe each patient deserves to be fully informed of their diagnosis and treatment options.” – Joseph M. Lee, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., R.P.V.I., F.A.S.E.

Dr. Joseph M. Lee MD MSci FACC RPVI FASE is a board certified cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist with a keen interest in echocardiography and cardiac electrophysiology. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Echocardiography and an echocardiography faculty member at the NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Biological Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He went on to complete medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor society.

Dr. Lee completed his residency and fellowships in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Imaging all at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Lee also has achieved Level III proficiency in Comprehensive Echocardiography and Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Dr. Lee is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Comprehensive Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound, Hypertension, and Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), Fellow Registered Physician of Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) and a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE).

Dr. Lee is a NBE certified Level III trained cardiologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center echocardiography laboratory. He is an exam writer for the Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) national vascular board exam and co-manages a high volume ICAVL certified ColumbiaDoctors vascular laboratory. He recently became a Certified Hypertension Specialist and has achieved additional expertise in POC ultrasonography. He is an Assistant Attending in the Division of Cardiology at the Columbia University Medical Center and has been an employee of the New-York-Presbyterian Hospital since 2005.

Dr. Lee is a co-author of a chapter in an electrophysiology textbook, has co-authored several peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and has given presentations at both national and local conferences. In his free time, Dr. Lee enjoys playing competitive tennis at the USTA National Tennis Center (NTRP player rating 3.5) and spending time with his family.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography (FASE)

Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)

Fellow, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RPVI)

Member, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • 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

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • 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
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
222 Route 59
Suffern, New York 10901
Phone:
(845) 368-0100
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Research

Selected Publications


• Ip JE, Markowitz SM, Cheung JW, Liu CF, Thomas GT, Lessner S, Lee JM and Lerman BB. (2013) Method for Differentiating Left Superior Pulmonary Vein Exit Conduction from Pseudo-Exit Conduction.  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol  36 (3): 299-308.
• Cheung JW, Ip JE, Chung JH, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, Lee JM, Lessner S, and Lerman BB. (2012) Differential Effects of Adenosine on Pulmonary Vein Ectopy After Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Implications for Arrhythmogenesis.  Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol  Aug 1; 5(4): 659-66.
• Soliman A and Lee JM. (2006)  Thyroglossal Duct Cyst with Intralaryngeal Extension.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology  115 (7); 559-562.
• Lee JM, Niles JC, Wishnok JS and Tannenbaum SR. (2002)  Peroxynitrite Reacts with 8-Nitropurines to Yield 8-oxopurines.  Chem Res Toxicol  15, 7-14

• Cheung JW, Lin FS, Ip JE, Chung JH, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, Lee JM, Lessner S and Lerman BB.  (2012) Adenosine-Induced Pulmonary Vein Ectopy as Predictor of Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation.  Circulation  126: A13596.
• Cheung JW, Ip JE, Chung JH, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G, Lee JM, Lessner S and Lerman BB.  (2012)  Association between Adenosine-Induced Pulmonary Vein Ectopy and Dormant Conduction Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation.  Circulation  126: A16235.
• Cheung JW, Lin FS, Ip JE, Chung JH, Lee JM, Lessner S, Markowitz SM, Liu CF, Thomas G and Lerman BB.  (2012) Significance of Adenosine-induced Dormant Conduction Following Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation.  Heart Rhythm  Vol. 9, No. 5; S469.
• Lee JM, Bergman G, Minutello RM, Mousa I, Wong SC and Feldman D.  (2010) Long Term Clinical Outcomes Following Multi-vessel Versus Single-vessel PCI in the Contemporary DES Era.  JACC 55; A191E1786.

• Lee JM and Markowitz SM. (2013) Chapter 33: Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: From Guidelines to Clinical Reality.  Cardiac Arrhythmias: From Basic Mechanism to State-of-the-Art Management, 1st ed. Springer-Verlag.  419-438.