Dr. Steven Lee-Kong, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery · General Surgery

Dr. Steven Lee-Kong

5.0

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 39

  • Accepting New Patients

Specialties

Specialties

Colon & Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

Conditions Treated

Abdominal Disorders

Abscess

Anal Disorders

Anal Fissure

Anal Fistula

Anal Prolapse

Anal and Rectal Cancer

Anal or Rectal Pain

Anorectal Abscess

Appendicitis

Cancer

Carcinoma in Situ

Colorectal Cancer

Constipation

Crohn's Disease

Diverticulitis

Fecal Incontinence

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Hemorrhoids

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Intestinal Abscess

Intestinal Obstruction

Rectal Prolapse

Rectovaginal Fistula

Ulcer

Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage

Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Appendectomy, Open

Colectomy

Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy

Cyst Incision and Drainage

Destruction of Anal Tumor

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)

Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)

Excision of Rectal Tumor

Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

Gastroenterology Procedures

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags

Hernia Repair

Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)

Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy With Ileoanal J Pouch

Laparotomy

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair

Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)

Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance

Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch

Sigmoid Colectomy

Sphincterotomy

da Vinci® Colectomy

About Dr. Steven Lee-Kong

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  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English, Spanish

Biography

Steven Lee-Kong, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, is trained in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery. With a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, he is the only surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia trained to perform robotic colorectal surgery, and he is responsible for evaluating and adopting new technologies for use in the Colorectal Surgery Division. Dr. Lee-Kong is also highly trained in advanced surgery for inflammatory bowel disease, which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. He has performed a high volume of surgeries on patients with Crohn's disease, many of whom require removal of the colon, rectum, or anus. Dr. Lee-Kong completed almost all of his medical and surgical education at NYP/Columbia, including his medical degree in 2004 and residency in general surgery (2004 to 2011. He completed a research fellowship in colorectal surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 2007-2009, where he studied rectal cancer and hypoxia and early-age-of-onset colorectal cancer. After completing general surgery residency, he completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at a joint program between Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.

Treatment Approach

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Education

Suny

Undergraduate School

1999

Columbia University / College of Physicians and Surgeons

Medical School

2004

Ny Presby Columbia University Med Ctr

Internship Hospital

2005

Ny Presby Columbia University Med Ctr

Residency Hospital

2011

Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr/Cornell Med Ctr

Fellowship Hospital

2012

Weill Cornell Med Cntr

Fellowship Hospital

2012

Board Certifications

Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

Unspecified

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Colorectal Surgery

Medical Practice

ColumbiaDoctors Riverdale

Medical Practice

Insurance

EmblemHealth

Emblem Health

UnitedHealthCare

United Healthcare

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Commercial Insurance Company

HealthFirst

Medicaid

Neighborhood Health Plan

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

5.0

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Steven Lee-Kong

5.0