Provider Profile

John Kenneth Ngochua Lee, MD

Provider Profile

John Kenneth Ngochua Lee, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology

Education

Medical School
University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Ermita, Manila,
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Internal Medicine, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Fellowship
Cardiovascular Disease, Univ of Rochester (Strong Memorial), Rochester, NY
Fellowship/Research
Electrophysiology, University of Western Ontario (Schulich School of Medicine), London, Ontario,

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests

  • congestive heart failure
  • atrial fibrillation management
  • irregular heart rhythms
  • autonomic disorders

Biography

A board-certified cardiologist, Dr. Lee specializes in treating electrical problems of the heart. His clinical interests include congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation management, irregular heart rhythms, and autonomic disorders.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna MDOT & Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna MU myChoice Health Program
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select Local
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas City (PPO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Access (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Complete (HMO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Essential (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Plus (HMO)
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Healthcare USA-MC+ (Aetna Better Health)
  • HealthLink (HMO)
  • HealthLink (PPO) through Freedom Network
  • Home State Health Plan (Missouri practices)
  • Humana (PPOx)
  • Humana Choice Care (PPO)
  • Humana Choice PPO (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Humana Community (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care (Missouri practices only)
  • Missouri Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • ProviDRs Care Network (formerly WPPA)
  • Pyramid Life (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sunflower State Health Plan (Kansas practices)
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Reimbursement Account
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Savings Account
  • United Healthcare Golden Rule HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United Healthcare Select Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH-POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DP
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare RDP
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plus Essential
  • US Department of Labor

Publications

Liao YL, Cooper RS, Ghali JK, Lansky D, Cao G, Lee JK. Sex Differences in the Impact of Coexistent Diabetes on Survival among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.  Diabetes Care May 1993.

Shammas NW, Lee JK, Daubert JP, Pomerantz RM. Complete Heart Block Complicating Retrograde Left Ventricular Catheterization: Case Report and Review. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 1994; 31:122-126.

Krahn AD, Klein GJ, Yee R, Bast MN, Lee JK.  Progressive Anterior Ablation in Coronary Sinus Region: Evidence to Support the Presence of a Slow Pathway in Normal Patients.  Circulation 1997; 96(10):3477-3483.

Lee JK, Yee R, Klein GJ, Krahn AD, Barney M, Basta MN et al. Acute Testing of The Rate-Smoothed Pacing Algorithm for Ventricular Rate Stabilization. Pacing & Clinical Electrophysiology; Apr 1999; 22(4 Pt 1): 554-561.

Sharpe MD, Cuillerier DJ, Lee JK, Basta MN, Krahn AD, Klein GJ, Yee R. Sevoflurane Has No Electrophysiologic Effects on Sinoatrial Node Function or on Normal Atrioventricular and Accessory Pathway Conduction in Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome During Alfentanil/Midazolam Anesthesia.  Anesthesiology 1999; 90(1):60-65.

Lee JK, Klein GJ, Yee R, Krahn A, Simpson C, Skanes A, Zarnki K, Spindler B.  Rate Control Versus Conversion Strategy in Post Operative Atrial Fibrillation: A Prospective, Randomized Pilot Study. Am Heart J 2000; 140:871-7.

Simpson, CS, Yee R, Lee JK, Braney M, Klein GJ, Krahn AD, Skanes AC. Safety and Feasibility of a Novel Rate-Smoothed Ventricular Pacing Algorithm for Atrial Fibrillation. Am. Heart J 2001; 142:294-300.

Brodine WN, Tung RT, Lee JK, Hockstad ES, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Hall WJ, Andrews M, McNitt S, Daubert JP.  Effects of Beta-Blockers on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy and Survival in the Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-II). Am J Cardiol 2005; 96:691-695.

On Staff At

  • Anderson County Hospital
  • Hedrick Medical Center
  • Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital
  • Saint Luke's East Hospital
  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital
  • Wright Memorial Hospital