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Joseph M. Lee, MD, FACC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Joseph M. Lee, MD, FACC

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 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 is an Assistant Attending in the Division of Cardiology at the Columbia University Medical Center and at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. He 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.

“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.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

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

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese

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

Locations

  • Suffern Office

    222 Route 59
    Suffern, NY 10901
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (845) 368-0100

Practices And Centers

  • Hudson Valley

Provider Affiliations

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

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), 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]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • 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]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (845) 368-0100

Teaching Responsibilities

Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Medicine.

Committees/Societies/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)

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