Mary Lee-Wong, MD; MS

Chief, Adult Allergy & Immunology

Maimonides Physician


Allergy & Immunology


English, Cantonese

About Me

An allergist and immunologist who has served the community for many years, Mary Lee-Wong, MD, MS, FAAAAI, FACAAI, has earned a reputation among her patients as a well-respected, caring provider. Dr. Lee-Wong graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical School, then completed a fellowship in allergy and immunology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medial Center followed by a master's in clinical research at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Subsequently, she became the first female professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Department of Medicine and is currently Professor Emeritus at Icahn School of Medicine. She is board certified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and has published many articles about allergy, asthma, and immunology. She joins Maimonides Medical Center as the Medical Director of Asian Outreach for the Department of Medicine and as Chief of Adult Allergy and Immunology. Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Top Doctors New York Metro Area (digital guide): 2020, 2021, 2022 New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021, 2022 New York Super: Doctors 2022 Three Best Rated: Best Allergist and Immunologists in New York City Award

Areas of Expertise

  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Food Sensitivity
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Drug Allergies
  • Pollen, Pet, and Dust Allergy

Conditions Treated

  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Food Allergies
  • Eczema
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Cough
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Urticaria


  • Prick Skin Testing
  • Intradermal Skin Testing
  • Allergy Shots
  • Oral Food Challenges
  • Aspirin Desensitization
  • Drug Challenge and Drug Desensitization


Medical Degree

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine


Staten Island University Hospital


SUNY Downstate College of Medicine


Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center


Allergy and Immunology


  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • MagnaCare
  • WTC Health Program
  • Wellcare
  • VNS Choice
  • VillageCare Max
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • Oxford
  • MultiPlan
  • MetroPlus
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Local 1199
  • Hotel Trades
  • HealthFirst
  • Fidelis
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • ElderPlan
  • Cigna
  • Centers Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Aetna

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