Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialties: Cancer Care, Surgery, Colon and Rectal SurgeryMore specialties
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3050 Corlear Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
US

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  • CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor 8
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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About Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD


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 introduced robotic colorectal surgery to NewYork-Presbyterian and routinely uses the technique for a variety of different conditions. 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. L...
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 introduced robotic colorectal surgery to NewYork-Presbyterian and routinely uses the technique for a variety of different conditions. 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 his medical degree in 2004 and general surgery residency (2004 to 2011) at NYP/Columbia. He did 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 finishing his general surgery residency, he completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at a joint program between Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering. Dr. Lee-Kong also has an interest in surgical education, and serves as the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at our institution. He actively participates in both medical student and resident education, and received the Department’s 2018 Teaching Award in Surgery for his teaching and mentoring efforts.

Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Abscess Drainage
  • Adhesions
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure and Fistula
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Sphincter Incontinence
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Surgical Procedures
  • Biofeedback Therapy
  • Bowel Cancer
  • Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty
  • Colectomies
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colon/Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Complex Anal Fistula Disease
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Genital Warts
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Proctectomy
  • Megacolon
  • Min Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rectal Surgery
  • Ostomy Creation, Care and Revision
  • Ostomy Reversals
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor-Muscle Rehab
  • Pilonidal Cyst/Abscess
  • Rectal and Anal Surgery
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Carcinoma
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
  • Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Sphincter Saving Operations
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
  • Twisted Colon/Intestine
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • Department of Surgery Start-up Research Grant, 2015
  • Super Doctors, Rising Stars Edition, New York, 2015

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