Daesung Lee, MD

Department Radiation Oncology
Primary Location Wooster Specialty Center (Milltown Center)
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Wooster Specialty Center (Milltown Center)
Primary Location

Wooster Specialty Center (Milltown Center)

Appointment:
330.287.4500
Desk:
330.287.4500
Fax:
330.287.4603
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • General Radiation Oncology
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Yale-New Haven Hospital
Radiation Oncology
New Haven, CT USA
2002

Internship - University Hospital, State University of New York
Internal Medicine
Stony Brook, NY USA
1998

Medical School - State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine
Stony Brook, NY USA
1997

Undergraduate - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA USA
1992

Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology

Specialty Interests

Radiation oncology, breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, cancer

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/17/2017, Dr. Lee has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

32 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

1 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2016

Dr. Lee became very frustrated when I questioned the need for radiation, stating I was unsure the benefits were worth the risk. He became very frustrated with my resistance, but could not offer any concrete reason or justification as to why it would be Wirth the risk. He did not like me questioning my treatment. He just keep restating that it was "his medical recommendation that I receive radiation treatments.". We both ended the appointment very frustrated and angry. His body language resembled storming off. My first appointment with Dr. Lee went fine, but he was simply explaining the scheduling of treatment and what that looked like. I was not questioning him about necessity at that time.

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