Dr. Rachelle Leong, MD is a fellowship-trained physician specializing in
breast surgery, who is also a member of the premier medical staff of Barnabas
Health Medical Group (BHMG), a multispecialty practice affiliated with
Dr. Leong provides comprehensive breast care as well as medical and surgical
expertise to her patients. Her decision to specialize in breast care is
rooted in her compassion for cancer patients, as well as her personal
history of supporting family members diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Leong’s
philosophy of care is focused around ensuring her patients feel supported
and receive the compassionate care necessary in providing state-of-the
art surgical breast care expertise.
“I work to make my patients feel like they are part of a team who
is fighting to keep them healthy,” says Dr. Leong. “I want
them to feel supported and comforted and get state-of-the-art surgical
Dr. Leong earned a medical degree New York Medical College in Valhalla,
N.Y. after earning a bachelor of art’s degree and Magna Cum Laude
honors from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. She completed a residency
in general surgery at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra
University in Manhasset, N.Y. (formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) and served her final year of residency as Administrative
Chief Resident and Clinical Instructor. She completed her fellowship at
The Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt
Hospital Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.
Dr. Leong is a member of the American Medical Association and the Medical
Society of the State of New York, and a candidate member of the American
Society of Breast Surgeons. She is fluent in Cantonese.