Dr. Choon-kee Lee MD
Hematologist (Blood Specialist) | Hematology800 E 20th St Suite 300 Cheyenne WY, 82001
Dr. Choon-kee Lee is a hematology internist practicing in Cheyenne, WY. Dr. Lee specializes in cases of suspected blood disorders when a diagnosis is unclear and further medical care is needed. Hematology internists work with other specialists such as surgeons, radiation therapists and gynecologists in order to get a better understanding on the cases. Often, patients are asked to participate in clinical research that could result in more efficient treatment methods.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Hematology
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- Leukopenia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
What is leukopenia?White blood cells (WBCs) are an important part of the immune system, which is why they are called as "fighter cells". There are five different types of white blood cells (WBCs) in our body. They are neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes. Each type of WBC...
- What Is a Universal Blood Donor?
IntroductionAn average person typically holds approximately 5 liters of blood. To stay alive, the body generally needs to have more than 2 liters of blood in the system. It can be life-threatening if more than 2 liters of blood is lost in the body. For this reason, simply donating blood can help...
- Exploring Sickle Cell Anemia
Anemia is a condition in which the amount of normal hemoglobin in our body is markedly reduced or there is a significant reduction in the red blood cell (RBC) count in our body. There are a variety of types of anemia that may affect people. Iron deficiency anemia is the main culprit behind most...
- What Are Leukocytes? Types of Leukocytes
What are leukocytes?White blood cells or WBCs are also called as leukocytes. They are one of the important components of blood. Leukocytes play an important role in the normal functioning of the immune system. They protect the body against harmful diseases and foreign elements.WBCs vs. RBCsWhen...
- Cancer in the Lymph Nodes
What is Lymphoma?Lymphoma is a type of cancer which affects the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system includes the spleen, bone marrow, thymus gland and lymph nodes (or lymph glands). When a person has lymphoma, all these body parts, among others, are affected.The lymphatic system is the body’s...
- What Is Bone Marrow? - Diseases, Symptoms, and Transplant
What Is Bone Marrow?Bone Marrow is the flexible tissue present in the interior of the bones. Constituting only about 4% of the body mass in the human body, Bone marrow is responsible for 500 billion blood cells every day. It is also a key component of the lymphatic system as it produces lymphocytes...