Hyesoo Lowe, MD
Hyesoo Lowe, MD

Hyesoo Lowe, MD

Endocrinology
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Specialties
Endocrinology, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 8
New York, NY 10032
US
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  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Quality Health Management
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Hyesoo Lowe, MD

Hyesoo Lowe, MD is a board-certified Endocrinologist at Columbia University, and the Medical Director of the Columbia Thyroid Center. Dr. Lowe has a special interest in thyroid disorders including thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, autoimmune thyroid disease, and thyroid illnesses in pregnancy. She has advanced training in thyroid ultrasound and fine needle aspiration biopsy, and is the Co-Director of the Thyroid Biopsy Program. She also leads the Active Surveillance Program for low-risk thyroid cancer at Columbia.


Dr. Lowe received her medical degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College, followed by residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven School of Medicine, then completed her fellowship in Endocrinology at Columbia University Medical Center. She is actively involved in medical student education at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is also on the teaching faculty of the Endocrinology Fellowship program at Columbia, where she is the course director for the Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy Course. In clinical practice she closely collaborates with her colleagues in Endocrine Surgery, Reproductive Endocrinology, Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine at Columbia.


Dr. Lowe is committed to providing individualized patient-centered care and she has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, listed in Castle Connollys Exceptional Women in Medicine, and featured among New York Magazine's Top Doctors as well as NY Times Super Doctors. Education is a continuing priority, and she regularly contributes to patient education content found online and in print: Thyroid patient centered care: https://columbiasurgery.org/news/thyroid-awareness-month-2022-what-s-new-it-s-personalActive Surveillance: https://www.cuimc.columbia.edu/news/managing-thyroid-cancer-without-surgeryhttps://columbiasurgery.org/sites/default/files/thyroid_active_surveillance_program.pdfIodine and thyroid health: https://columbiasurgery.org/news/iodine-important-and-you-may-not-be-getting-much-you-thinkHome thyroid testing: https://columbiasurgery.org/news/home-thyroid-testing-kits-what-we-knowand-what-we-dont


Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
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Expertise

  • Thyroid Diseases

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Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

  • Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital

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Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

  • Director, Thyroid Cancer Active Surveillance Program

  • Medical Director, Columbia Thyroid Center

  • Medical Director, Thyroid Biopsy Program

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Education

  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Metro Area, New York Magazine
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Special Contribution Award for unique contribution to the mission of the Department; Participated in pilot program to transition out-patient clinic to open-access model
  • New York Super Doctors, New York Times Magazine
  • Top Docs, New Jersey Monthly
  • Top Doctors, Bergen Magazine
  • Top Doctors, Inside Jersey
  • Vitals.com Compassionate Doctor Award
  • Vitals.com Patients Choice Award
  • Vitals.com Top 10 Doctor
  • Yale School of Medicine Power Day Award: Chosen for modeling the responsible, positive, and beneficial use of power in health care relationships

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Director, Thyroid Cancer Active Surveillance Program
  • Medical Director, Columbia Thyroid Center
  • Medical Director, Thyroid Biopsy Program

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Korean
  • Spanish