Rebecca J. Rhee, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery

Maimonides Physician


Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery



About Me

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 Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery

Conditions Treated

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


  • 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


Medical Degree

Tufts University School of Medicine


Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine


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


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


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

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