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RHEE, REBECCA J., MD, FACS, FASCRS

Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery Associate Program Director
General Surgery Residency Program
Maimonides Physician
745 64TH Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11220

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Care
  • Colorectal Cancer Care

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Dr. Rebecca Rhee is a colon and rectal surgeon in the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Rhee completed her medical training at Tufts University and her residency at Baystate Medical Center. She then went on to complete a fellowship at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital. Dr. Rhee's treatment philosophy is providing culturally sensitive comprehensive care to patients who may have emotionally sensitive medical problems. Her services take a multidisciplinary approach to managing complex disease processes such as colon and rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

Areas of Expertise

Colorectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Pelvic Floor Surgery

Conditions Treated

Colon Cancer
Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissures/Abscesses/Fistulas
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Diverticulitis
Fecal Incontinence
Hemorrhoidal Disease/Hemorrhoids
Rectal Prolapse

Treatments

Robotic Colorectal Surgery
TaTME Rectal Cancer Surgery
Complex Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Sphincter-Sparing Surgery
TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery)
Sacral Nerve Stimulator Implantation
Complex Anorectal Procedures
Hemorrhoidectomy

Education

Medical Degree

Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency

Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship-St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Board

American Board of General Surgery
American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Locations

745 64TH Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Telephone: (718) 283-7602
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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