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Sunghyun Lee, MD

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My specialty:
Critical Care Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

I grew up in the Los Angeles area of Southern California. Over the years I’ve been fortunate to have numerous friends in Hawaii whom I’ve enjoyed visiting. In 2004 my wife and I decided to relocate here permanently, and we have felt very much at home in Honolulu.

About my practice

During my first 10 years in Hawaii I worked in the critical care units at the Queens Medical Center, Kuakini Medical Center, and Straub Clinic and Hospital. I also have been teaching students and residents as a clinical professor at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. After moving to Hawaii, I met numerous members of the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group (HPMG) whom I liked and respected. This made me feel that HPMG would be a good fit for me. To remain current in critical care, pulmonary medicine, and in medicine generally, I attend conferences and read professional journals and the online medical resource, UpToDate. I try to always be thorough and thoughtful in my approach to medical care, keeping in mind what patients ultimately want to achieve through their treatment.

How I thrive

In my leisure time I enjoy playing tennis with my wife and friends. I also spend time surfing, reading, and playing with our 70-pound affectionate dog.

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Medical groups & plans

Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

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3288 Moanalua Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819
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Contact information

  • 24-hour pharmacy
  • 808-643-7979
  • 24-hour prescription refill
  • 808-643-7979
  • 24/7 Advice (Hawaii Island)
  • 808-334-4400
  • 24/7 Advice (Kauai)
  • 808-246-5600
  • 24/7 Advice (Maui)
  • 808-243-6000
  • 24/7 Advice (Oahu)
  • 808-432-2000
  • Clinic Specialty appointments (Neighbor islands)
  • 1-877-432-8970 (toll free)
  • Clinic Specialty appointments (Oahu)
  • 808-432-8000
  • Clinic appointment cancellation
  • 808-432-7800
  • General information
  • 808-432-0000
  • Member Services
  • 1-800-966-5955 (toll free)
  • Same Day Surgery
  • 808-432-8490

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx , NY

Board certification

Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Internship

Internal Medicine

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Torrance , CA

Residency

Internal Medicine

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Torrance , CA

Fellowship

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Torrance , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2013

Provider ID

13538
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My hospitals

I have admitting privileges at the following hospitals:


3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, HI 96819

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This page was last updated on:

11/18/2018