Dr. Lee is a native of New York City. He attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York and received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed general surgery residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and fellowship training in surgical oncology at the City of Hope National Cancer Center. Dr. Lee led the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program at City of Hope prior to joining Stanford in 2019.
Dr. Lee is a surgical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. He has dedicated his clinical practice to the surgical management of metastatic disease, particularly to the liver and peritoneum. He has expertise in delivering regional cancer therapies such as heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Additionally, he performs surgery for cancers of the stomach, liver, pancreas, small intestine, colon, and soft tissue sarcoma. He utilizes minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques when appropriate.
Dr. Lee leads the Regional Cancer Therapies program at Stanford. The program implements and develops novel treatment strategies for patients affected with peritoneal malignancies and oligometastatic disease to the liver. His research focus is on clinical outcomes of multidisciplinary management for gastric, hepatobiliary, and peritoneal surface malignancies. He is a member of a national consensus group performing collaborative research and developing clinical trials for HIPEC surgeries.
- Surgical Oncology
- Appendiceal Cancer
- Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Biliary Tract Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
- Neuroendocrine Tumors
- Peritoneal Mesothelioma
- General Surgery
Clinical Professor, Surgery - General Surgery
Director, Regional Cancer Therapies, Stanford University (2019 - Present)
Honors & Awards
Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine (2017-2019)
Medical Education: New York Medical College Registrar (2000) NY
Fellowship: City of Hope Surgical Oncology Fellowship (2007) CA
Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)
Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital General Surgery Residency (2005) NY