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Dr. Sookwook Lee, MD

Family Physician, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Lee is a Family Practitioner servicing the New York City and Westchester areas. As a distinguished member of the American Board of Family Medicine Dr. Lee shares her expertise and caring professionalism with every patient. Dr. Lee has a unique alternative specialty in the field of Anti-Aging using bio-identical hormones and Ondamed to achieve incredible success. Specialties include: American family medicine, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric, Gynecology, Dermatology, and Anti-aging.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Family Physician
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Ewha Womans University School of Medicine
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1619137932

Office locations

Ara Medical Center

12 West 32nd Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10001

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Nurse was great and loved speaking with Dr. Lee. She was very helpful and approachable. I felt she was truly invested in my health and took the time to answer all my concerns/questions.
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There was an incorrect prescription written for me and it took two days and several phone calls to get it right.
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She was great. Just what I was looking for in a physician.
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Dr Lee didnt listen to my past experience with doctors where she just repeated what previous dr's have told me. She wouldn't fill a script that I have been diagnosed for. She didnt recommend a specialist for my ailment. I wont be going back to her
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Dr. Lee was really great! She is very sweet and took her time to explain everything to me. I didn’t feel rushed at all. The overall process was quick, efficient and the office is clean.
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Excellent bedside manner, good advice while awaiting results of annual physical.
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My visit with Dr. Lee was fantastic. I got in right away and her nursing staff was very friendly. Dr. Lee had a very clean office in a great location. She was courteous, professional and gave me plenty of time toaddress any questions, etc. She suggested i come back in person to review the results of my bloodwork, which i appreciated.
Less than 1 month ago
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She and her staff were great
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She’s very nice and informative. Very knowledgeable
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Very professional
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Dr. Lee herself is great. I just had some issues where I was asked to provide a urine sample, and then was asked to pour my own sample into a test tube because my insurance required it in the manner. Ithought it was weird that I had to do it, instead of the nurse, or the the lab tech themselves. As well, it took a while for me to receive one of my prescriptions, due to miscommunication of whether the supplement was OTC or not. Otherwise, highly recommend.
Less than 1 month ago
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I showed up and was promptly walked through the paperwork by her professional staff. The visit all-in took under 30 minutes, so its great if you're looking to do a quick visit during work hours. Very professional and knowledgeable, took thetime to explain things in a way I would understand.
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She was so patient with all of my questions and answered and explained everything ! The doctor herself was so kind and I really appreciated her taking the extra time. :D The wait in the office was a bit strange however,the front desk was a bit unorganized, and the process did not feel so smooth.
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I've been to Dr. Lee a few times for simple checkups and been satisfied with the treatment I received. But I have to echo the other reviews here: her billing, charges, and fees are suspect. There were conflicting fee amounts forservices from different receptionists, which made me question the integrity of the office. Unfortunately, due to this I won't be returning.
Less than 3 months ago
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I would recommend checking reviews from alternative sources.
Less than 3 months ago
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She makes you come back for results and the front desk will make me pay co-pay twice even though annual OBGYN is covered by my insurance. The front desk strongly disagrees. Even though the doctor is great, will not be returning due to unusual payment and billing practice.
Less than 3 months ago
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She always puts my mind at ease about things I worry about. She amazing.
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Dr. Lee is very sweet and thorough in explaining to me what the solution is to my concerns. She is my general physician and have been happy with her service.
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Dr Lee is extremely knowledgeable and has a holistic approach. Fast and accurate diagnostic, followed by a treatment to the very root of the issue: clear explication to the patient, nutrition guidance to treat the issue and medicine only if necessary. One of the best MDs i’ve seen.
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Always so professional and kind.
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Dr Lee and her office are great - they are organized, professional and there is hardly ever a wait. Dr Lee is very caring, knowledgeable and had good bedside manor.
Less than 3 months ago
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I had a number of tests done because I had been feeling poorly for a while. The test range seemed very complete and Dr. Lee explained the results clearly. I got a prescription to help with my most serious issue, andfollow-up appts were initiated by the staff. I am very happy with Dr. Lee and will continue to keep her as my GP!
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Dr Sookwook Lee is so knowledgeable. She spends 5 minutes examining you and can tell you so much about what’s going on internally. She’s patient and caring and takes the time to explain things to you. I highly recommend her. You won’t have a more thorough doctor
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Dr. Lee was great! The issue is her billing. Not going to post too much here about it (ZocDoc rules; totally fair), but her office overcharges you greatly. I'd recommend looking the office up on Yelp before you choose to attend
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Always professional, honest and kind.
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Most of my time was spent waiting to see the doctor. While the staff was kind, the offices are very unprofessional looking. It does not feel like a clean/ sterile doctor's office AT ALL. The paperwork did not seem standard forms.They make you carry your own urine through the lobby and drop it off in another room next to other people's urine. This practice also brings you into a small room where there are other peoples vials of blood on the shelf just sitting there. When I finally did see the doctor - Dr. Lee barely spoke to me. She was not interested in hearing my questions or previous health history. When I voiced my concerns about aspects of my health, she laughed a little bit before changing the topic to something else. If you're looking for a PCP to be a good choice for your healthcare - don't go with this practice.
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I am always so nervous going to a near doctor, but Dr. Lee was one of the kindest, most professional doctors I have ever seen. She was thorough in her physical examination and patient in reviewing my results a week later.Looking forward to continuing with Dr. Lee as my PCP!
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Quick and efficient, everyone has a great attitude.
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I really liked Dr Lee. It was all very straight forward and comfortable. She is a really nice and went through things in a comforting manner. I'm glad I've found her and will continue to use her.
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Very polite and efficient
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Lee was helpful and patient. While I am not sure there was a conclusion to my situation, she offered some suggestions and was thorough. I was comfortable throughout my whole experience. The nurse and receptionist were a bit more hastyand impersonal. The office is a bit outdated but overall appeared tidy.
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Dr. Lee has very good bedside manners. Her explanations were concise and easy to follow. She was clear in what I needed to do to manage my health. When I left, she forgot to mention something and took the time tofind me to go over what she forgot to tell me. I really had a comfortable and pleasant visit with Dr. Lee!
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Lee is super super smart and very helpful. I'm very happy to find a new doctor who takes my insurance. I was seen right away and the office staff was easy to work with!
Less than 6 months ago
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Very nice and thorough and she explained my symptoms in great detail.
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Dr. Lee is probably fine if all you need is a quick physical. I would NOT recommend her if you have an actual health problem.
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I love Dr. Lee! I like her holistic approach to medicine; she told me what foods/vitamins I need to be eating more of for my overall health.
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The whole experience was great! I filled out my paperwork (first time at the office) got my initial check-in, was seen, and discharged all within an hour. Very pleasant office and staff.
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She's amazing. I've been seeing her since 2014. I love that shes' a doctor who doesn't focus on pills for everything. Healthy living and healthy eating is the top advice she gives and her most prominent recommendations/diagnosis. I also appreciatethat she goes over the blood-work with us both viewing the screen and she offers suggestions for improvement that are in line with complimentary practices as well as traditional Western practices. She's the best.
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Pure perfection. Was able to get a complete physical on my lunch hour and still had 15 minuets to kill before heading back to work. Everyone there is friendly and professional. And no snotty people with attitudes at reception.
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Dr. Lee and her staff were friendly and accommodating throughout my entire visit. Her bedside manner made me feel at ease about my eye infection, and she explained the condition and treatment process to me clearly and thoughtfully. I'm glad I found her practice!
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Quick visit with almost no wait time at all every time I've been. Dr. Lee explains everything she is looking at and wants you to understand what she is talking about.
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I like going there I feel comfortable with the staff, everybody seems nice so far.
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She is very professional and spent enough time to exam. I highly recommend her!
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I was a patient of Dr. Lee's for two years for annual physicals. At first I was pleased that she was taking time to do additional testing to follow-up on my particular situation. Then, however, I experienced the sheer incompetence ofher office. First, I was overcharged for an office visit and wasn't told about it until I arrived a year later for my next annual physical. In other words, had I not shown up again they would have pocketed the money because they had not bothered to call me in that whole year to tell me of their mistake. Then, on my second visit I needed a prescription called in for a prior authorization from my insurance company. It took Dr. Lee's office nearly 2 MONTHS to call in the prescription and that was only after several calls I had to make to see if it had been called in yet! The office was completely unprofessional, never updating their patient along the way, and definitely not working to help the patient. What a complete let-down.
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her bedside manner is unmatched. her team knew what they were doing and were calm, cool, and collected. ill be going back for sure
Less than 6 months ago
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She is very thorough..
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Great bedside manner. Dr. Lee ALWAYS explains diagnosis or issues in depth. Light and friends. highly recommended.
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Easy breezy. Her entire staff are friendly and Dr. Lee explains everything.
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The visit was very good. Dr Sookwook is very professional. I got in, and had to fill out a couple of paper works. Then i was first seen by a nurse, then by Dr Sookwook. The diagnosis was quick and precise. Definitely recommend her!
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Dr. Lee visit is always excellent. She takes her time to explain what is wrong with you and if she is not quite sure of the illness she would recommend you to another doctor.
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