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Byrne Lee, M.D., FACS

Byrne Lee, M.D., FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Pancreatic cancer
Liver Metastasis
Stomach Cancer
Sarcoma
HIPEC – Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

Byrne Lee, M.D., specializes in the treatment of liver and pancreatic malignancies, and has joined City of Hopes South Pasadena community practice site as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Lee will also operate at City of Hope in Duarte. Dr. Lee earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical education from City College of New York in New York, NY and his medical doctorate from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed his general surgery internship and residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he earned the John O. Vieta M.D. award for excellence in residency. He went on to obtain specialty fellowship training in surgical oncology here at City of Hope. During his final year of the fellowship, he was honored with the McEllicott Surgical Oncology Fellowship for excellence in research and clinical service. Dr. Lee comes to City of Hope from UCLA, where he has been an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery since 2010, and chief of the section of surgical oncology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was chosen Clinical Mentor of the Year at Harbor/UCLA in 2012, and Faculty Teacher of the Year in 2011. Previously, he had been an attending surgeon and co-director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York, NY. Dr. Lee is a board certified surgeon who is a member in good standing in numerous professional societies. He has published in the peer reviewed literature and has been involved with several innovative translational research protocols throughout his clinical career.
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