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Yi-Horng Lee

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentSurgery
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPediatrics

 
 Awards And Honors
1990     Columbia College Research Scholar
1996     The Jackson H. Stucky Award for Outstanding Surgial Research
2001     Iowa Academy of Surgery Resident Research Award
2005     Arnold P. Gold Award for Excellence in Teaching and Humanism
2012     'Top Doctor'  | US News and World Report
 
 Overview
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).

 
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  1. Klein K, Pegoli W, Lee YH. Transluminal migration of ingested foreign body without peritonitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Apr; 47(4):788-91.
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  2. McNamara WF, Hartin CW, Escobar MA, Yamout SZ, Lau ST, Lee YH. An alternative to open incision and drainage for community-acquired soft tissue abscesses in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Mar; 46(3):502-6.
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  3. McNamara WF, Hartin CW, Escobar MA, Lee YH. Outcome differences between gastroschisis repair methods. J Surg Res. 2011 Jan; 165(1):19-24.
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  4. McNamara WF, Falk MJ, Lee YH. Staphylococcal colonization of caretakers of children who have community-acquired skin and soft tissue infections. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun; 45(6):1294-8.
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  5. Faden H, Lesse AJ, Trask J, Hill JA, Hess DJ, Dryja D, Lee YH. Importance of colonization site in the current epidemic of staphylococcal skin abscesses. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):e618-24.
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  6. Yamout SZ, Caty MG, Lee YH, Lau ST, Escobar MA, Glick PL. Early experience with the use of rhomboid excision and Limberg flap in 16 adolescents with pilonidal disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Aug; 44(8):1586-90.
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  7. Lau ST, Lee YH, Caty MG. Current management of hernias and hydroceles. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2007 Feb; 16(1):50-7.
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  8. Lau ST, Lee YH, Hess DJ, Brisseau GF, Keleher GE, Caty MG. Lawnmower injuries in children: a 10-year experience. Pediatr Surg Int. 2006 Mar; 22(3):209-14.
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  9. Kuddus RH, Lee YH, Valdivia LA. A semiquantitative PCR technique for detecting chimerism in hamster-to-rat bone marrow xenotransplantation. J Immunol Methods. 2004 Feb 15; 285(2):245-51.
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  10. Miki T, Sun H, Lee Y, Tandin A, Kovscek AM, Subbotin V, Fung JJ, Valdivia LA. Blockade of tryptophan catabolism prevents spontaneous tolerogenicity of liver allografts. Transplant Proc. 2001 Feb-Mar; 33(1-2):129-30.
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  11. Tandin A, Miki T, Metes D, Lee Y, Kovscek AM, Subbotin V, Fung JJ, Valdivia LA. Immune complex disease in immunosuppressed rat recipients of hamster liver xenografts. Transplant Proc. 2001 Feb-Mar; 33(1-2):778.
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  12. Lee YH, Miki T, Kuddus R, Tandin A, Goller AL, Subbotin V, Fung JJ, Peach R, Valdivia LA, Rao AS. Administration of CTLA4-Ig enhances the incidence of hamster-to-rat xenogeneic bone marrow engraftment and alters the presentation of graft-vs-host disease. Transplant Proc. 2000 Aug; 32(5):1032-3.
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  13. Tandin A, Goller AL, Miki T, Lee YH, Kovscek AM, Fung JJ, Starzl TE, Valdivia LA. Concordant hamster-to-rat liver xenotransplantation leads to hyperlipidemia. Transplant Proc. 2000 Aug; 32(5):1109.
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  14. Goller AL, Miki T, Tandin A, Lee YH, Kovscek AM, Fung JJ, Starzl TE, Valdivia LA. Loss of serum bicarbonate after discordant liver xenotransplantation. Transplant Proc. 2000 Aug; 32(5):1110.
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  15. Miki T, Lee YH, Tandin A, Subbotin V, Kuddus R, Rao AS, Fung JJ, Starzl TE, Valdivia LA. Xenogeneic humoral graft-Vs-host disease following hamster-to-Rat bone marrow transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2000 Aug; 32(5):1036-7.
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