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Rachelle Leong MD

Rachelle Leong MD

Primary Specialties
  • Surgery-Breast
  • Surgery-General
  • Affiliations
    Barnabas Health Medical Group
    Clara Maass Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Breast Health Center
    1 Clara Maass Dr
    Clara Maass Medical Center
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 844-4162

    Physician Information

    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 RWJBarnabas Health.

    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 care.”

    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.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: New York Medical College

    Residency: General Surgery – North Shore – LIJ Health System/Hofstra North – Shore LIJ School of Medicine

    Fellowship: Breast – the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine