Yi-Horng Lee, M.D.

Yi-Horng Lee, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-1753

Professional Bio

Dr. Yi-Horng Lee joins the University of Rochester Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. A native of Taipei, Taiwan, he earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from the College of Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.
Prior to joining URMC, Dr. Lee completed general surgery residencies at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He also completed fellowships in transplant research and surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Lee was a pediatric surgery resident in the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

While there, he later served as assistant professor of surgery and an attending surgeon. Dr. Lee has also been a consultant surgeon to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Licensed in the states of Iowa, New York and Pennsylvania, Dr. Lee is American Board Certified. He is a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, American Academy of Pediatrics Surgical Section and the Medical Society of the State of New York.
Dr. Lee has authored a wide variety of publications and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He has also been engaged in several research studies as well as extramural funding efforts for research such as the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP).

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Yi-Horng Lee joins the University of Rochester Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. A native of Taipei, Taiwan, he earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from the College of Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.
Prior to joining URMC, Dr. Lee completed general surgery residencies at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He also completed fellowships in transplant research and surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Lee was a pediatric surgery resident in the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

While there, he later served as assistant professor of surgery and an attending surgeon. Dr. Lee has also been a consultant surgeon to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Licensed in the states of Iowa, New York and Pennsylvania, Dr. Lee is American Board Certified. He is a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, American Academy of Pediatrics Surgical Section and the Medical Society of the State of New York.
Dr. Lee has authored a wide variety of publications and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He has also been engaged in several research studies as well as extramural funding efforts for research such as the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP).

Awards & Honors (Local)

'Top Doctor' | US News and World Report 2012
Patient- and Family- Centered Care Top Performers Award | University of Rochester Medical Center Leadership honors | University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 2012 - 2013
Arnold P. Gold Award for Excellence in Teaching and Humanism 2005
Iowa Academy of Surgery Resident Research Award 2001
The Jackson H. Stucky Award for Outstanding Surgial Research 1996
Columbia College Research Scholar 1990

Specialties

Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | SUNY Downstate Coll Medicine1996
BA | Biochemistry | Columbia University1991

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Pediatric Surgery Resident Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo The State University of New York The Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Buffalo, NY 2006
Clinical Transplant Surgery Fellow Division of Transplantation Surgery Department of Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA 2004
General Surgery Resident Department of Surgery University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA 2003
Transplant Research Fellow Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA 2000
General Surgery Resident Department of Surgery University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA 1998