Cheong J. Lee, MD, is a well-versed vascular surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at NorthShore Medical Group in Illinois. He serves as Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at NorthShore Medical Group in Skokie and Gurnee, IL. As a vascular surgeon, he has dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the vascular system, or arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation by medical therapy, minimally invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. He has an impressive professional journey that spans nine years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in limb salvage surgery as well as the diagnostic and treatment of carotid aortic disease and aortic diseases.
Education and Training
University of Michigan Medical School Medical Degree 2003
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
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- Ruptured mycobacterial aneurysm of the carotid artery.
- Endovascular management of a traumatic renal-caval arteriovenous fistula in a pediatric patient.
- The increasing incidence of thromboembolic events among hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
- Diagnosis and management of a ruptured popliteal mycotic pseudoaneurysm.
- The effect of Surgical Care Improvement Project measures on national trends on surgical site infections in open vascular procedures.
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- Current Status of Percutaneous Endografting.
- A Cross-Sectional Survey of Interventional Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons Regarding the Cost and Reimbursement of Common Devices and Procedures.
- Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency: A Failed Concept.
- Preventable Complications Driving Rising Costs in Management of Patients with
- Epidemiology of Peripheral Arterial Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia.
- National Trends in Deep Vein Thrombosis following Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement in the United States.
- Aneurysm, Surgical Repair, Endovascular Disease And More
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (aaa)
- Aortic Aneurysm
- Peripheral Artery Disease (pad)
- Leg Ulcer
- Vascular Disease
- Univ Of Mi Hosps & Hlth Ctrs, General Surgery
- University of Michigan Affiliated Hospitals 2003
- Research Fellow, Dept of Surgery and Organogenesis - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 2006
- Fellow, Vascular Surgery - Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago, IL 2006
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Get to know Vascular Surgeon Dr. Cheong J. Lee, who serves the population of Illinois.
Dual certified and fellowship trained Vascular Surgeon Dr. Cheong J. Lee is currently the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery in the Northshore University Health Systems, a Teaching Affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Additionally he is an Associate Professor in Surgery and Vascular Surgery from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Lee holds expertise in Carotid Artery Disease, Aortic Diseases, and Limb Salvage Surgery.
Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. He then graduated with his Medical Degree from his alma mater, the University of Michigan in 2003, giving him over a decade of experience in his field. After obtaining his medical degree he completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency at the University of Michigan. Furthering his training he completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern University.
Dr. Lee is dual certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. The American Board of Surgery serves the public and the specialty of surgery by providing leadership in surgical education and practice, by promoting excellence through rigorous evaluation and examination, and by promoting the highest standards for professionalism, lifelong learning, and the continuous certification of surgeons in practice.
Dr. Lee is bilingual and speaks both English and Korean fluently, able to treat patients who speak either language.
Vascular conditions affect the veins and arteries in your body, which conduct oxygen to every living cell. Think of your veins and arteries as expressways or rivers. When there are traffic jams or road construction, or when dams break, trouble ensues. But in most cases, vascular conditions are highly treatable, often without surgery. It is important to see a vascular surgeon, even when surgery is not needed. Vascular surgeons specialize in treatments of every kind of vascular problem except those of the heart (treated by cardiovascular surgeons) and the brain (treated by neurosurgeons). A common condition such as atherosclerosis may show up in the legs, for example, but affects the whole body. Vascular surgeons will talk to you about how exercise, diet and medication can be the first step in regaining your health. When surgery is needed, vascular surgeons are trained in all types of interventions, not just one or two.
Cheong J. Lee, MD, is a Leading Vascular Surgeon with NorthShore Medical Group in Skokie and Gurnee, Illinois
Cheong J. Lee, MD, is a well-versed vascular surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at NorthShore Medical Group in Illinois. He serves as Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at NorthShore Medical Group in Skokie and Gurnee, IL. As a vascular surgeon, he has dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the vascular system, or arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation by medical therapy, minimally invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. He has an impressive professional journey that spans nine years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in limb salvage surgery as well as the diagnostic and treatment of carotid aortic disease and aortic diseases. Prior to his current endeavors, he served as Assistant Professor of Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI, (2012-2018) and Clinical Instructor at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (2010-2012). For more information about Dr. Cheong J. Lee, please visit https://www.northshore.org/apps/findadoctor/physicians/cheong-jun-lee or https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheong-lee-a9689736/.
Cheong J. Lee, MD, attended the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, MI, and received his medical degree in 2003. Then, he served his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI (2003-2008). Moreover, he is fellowship trained in vascular surgery at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, and completed a research fellowship in the Department of Surgery and Organogenesis at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Lee received board certification in vascular surgery and surgery from the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. In addition to his medical degree, he completed his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lee speaks both English and Korean, which allows him o treat efficiently patients from various ethnic backgrounds. For more information about Dr. Cheong J. Lee, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3376237-Cheong-Lee-surgeon-Ann-Arbor-MI-48103.
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