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Director, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7957
Department of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
947 49th Street Brooklyn, NY 11219


  • Aortic Care
  • Endovascular & Vascular Surgery Care
  • Vascular Surgery


  • English
  • Korean

Dr. Rhee is an international leader in the treatment of complex aortic diseases. He has extensive experience in both direct surgical and endovascular management of complex abdominal, thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections. He has been involved with, and has led, significant vascular device trials since 1995 and continues to bring state-of-the-art technologies to residents of Brooklyn and NYC by offering the latest minimally-invasive treatment options not generally offered at most local hospitals, including: fenestrated and branched graft aortic endovascular repair. He is the director of the Maimonides Medical Center Aortic Center. Dr. Rhee has published over 100 articles in leading journals and textbooks on the topic of vascular disease. He has lectured in over a dozen countries, while serving on and leading various national committees in the Society for Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Surgery, and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. He serves as both the institutional and national lead investigator of several clinical research trials.

Areas of Expertise

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Care
Aortic Disease
Endovascular & Vascular Surgery Care
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
Acute and Chronic Aortic Dissections
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Renal Artery Blockage
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm (TAAA)
Thoracic Aneurysms and Dissections
Thoracic Outlet


Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR
Fenestrated and Branched Graft Aortic Endovascular Repair
Medical Management
Minimally Invasive Procedures for PAD
Carotid Disease treatment


Medical Degree

University of Rochester


University of Rochester


Strong Memorial Hospital - Rochester


Mayo Medical School


Vascular Surgery

Department of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

947 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7957
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • 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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