Physician’s Profile

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Top Doctor: 
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James A. Lee, MD

Vice Chair, New Media
Chief, Endocrine Surgery
Co-Director, New York Thyroid-Parathyroid Center
Co-Director, Adrenal Center
Director, CollectedMed Education Project
Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Contact Phone: 
(212) 305-0444
Board Certificates: 
Surgery, General
Expertise: 
Adrenal Cancer
Adrenal Surgery
Adrenal Tumor
Cushing's Syndrome
Endocrine Surgery
Goiter
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Neuroendocrine Tumor
Paraganglioma
Parathyroid Surgery
Pheochromocytoma
Primary Aldosteronism
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroid Surgery
Honors: 

Executive Council of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Program Chair, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting, 2016

Co-editor, Surgical Endocrinopathies: Clinical Management and Founding Figures

2013 Visiting Professor, UCLA

2013 Visiting Professor, University of Virginia

2010 Visiting Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

2010 Co-author for Uptodate “Primary surgery for Islet cell tumors of the pancreas”

2009 Edwards Lifesciences Educational Grant

2009 Development Grant, Department of Surgery

2008 Telly Bronze Award- Educational Video Category

2008 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

2008 Development Grant, Department of Surgery

2007 Telly Bronze Award- Educational Video Category

2007 Development Grant, Department of Surgery

2007 Finalist, Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy Fellowship

2006 Development Grant, Department of Surgery

2006 Patent Pending: Beacon Delivery System

2005 Blakemore Award for best resident research at New York-Presbyterian Hospital

2005 Patent Pending: COACH medical education software

2005 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Grant

2005 Wound Healing Education Grant

2005 Chairman’s Grant, Department of Surgery

2004 Finalist, American College of Surgeons’ Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching

2004 Administrative Chief Resident New York-Presbyterian Hospital Department of Surgery

2004 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant

2003 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant

2002 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant

2001 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Teacher of the Year Award

2000 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Excellence in Humanism and Teaching Honoree

1999 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Excellence in Humanism and Teaching Honoree

1995 Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons Dean’s Summer Fellowship

Grants: 

2009 Edwards Lifesciences Educational Grant 

2009 Development Grant, Department of Surgery 

2008 Development Grant, Department of Surgery 

2007 Development Grant, Department of Surgery 

2006 Development Grant, Department of Surgery 

2005 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Grant 

2005 Wound Healing Education Grant 

2005 Chairmans Grant, Department of Surgery 

2004 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant 

2003 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant 

2002 New York Presbyterian Hospital Startup Grant

Publications: 
Kuo JH, Pasieka JL, Parrack KM, Chabot JA, Lee JA.  Endocrine surgery in present day academia.  Surgery In Press.
Epelboym I, Digesu CS, Johnston MG, Chabot JA, Inabnet WB, Allendorf JD, Lee JA.  Expanding the indications for laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy: experience with 81 resections.  J Surg Res 4804(13), 2014.
Walker MD, Nickolas T, Kepley A, Lee JA, Zhang C, McMahon DJ, Silverberg SJ.  Predictors of Renal Function in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. JCEM 99(5): 1885-92, 2014.
Kuo J, Lee JA, Chabot JA.  Non-functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors.  Surgical Clinics of North America 94(3): 689-708, 2014.
Fingeret A, Lee JA. Venous Sampling for Adrenal Aldosteronomas.  Current Surgery Reports. 2013.  In Press.