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Yi-Horng Lee, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-1753

Fax: (585) 276-2370

Office: (585) 273-1753

Biography

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).

Professional Background

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).

Research

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).

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1991
BA | Columbia University
Biochemistry

1996
MD | SUNY Downstate Coll Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Surgery-General at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Fellowship in at University of Pittsburgh

07/01/1997 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Surgery-General at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Fellowship in Transplant Surgery at University of Pittsburgh

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2006
Fellowship in Surgery-General: Pediatric Surgery at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

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Awards

2012 - 2013
Patient- and Family- Centered Care Top Performers Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center Leadership honors
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2012
'Top Doctor'
Sponsor: US News and World Report

2005
Arnold P. Gold Award for Excellence in Teaching and Humanism

2001
Iowa Academy of Surgery Resident Research Award

1996
The Jackson H. Stucky Award for Outstanding Surgial Research

1990
Columbia College Research Scholar

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/2012
Klein K, Pegoli W, Lee YH. "Transluminal migration of ingested foreign body without peritonitis." Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2012 Apr 0; 47(4):788-91.

3/2011
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." Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2011 Mar 0; 46(3):502-6.

1/2011
McNamara WF, Hartin CW, Escobar MA, Lee YH. "Outcome differences between gastroschisis repair methods." The Journal of surgical research.. 2011 Jan 0; 165(1):19-24. Epub 2010 Jun 16.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Congenital Disorders of the Esophagus
Book Title: Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Author List: Yi-Horng Lee, Christopher A Gitzelmann, Walter Pegoli Jr.
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2012 in Philadelphia

2012
Chapter Title: Roux- en-Y Gastric Bypass for Obesity
Book Title: Operative Dictations in General and Vascular Surgery
Author List: Yi-Horng Lee
Edited By: J.J. Hoballah & C.E.H. Scott- Conner
Published By: Springer2012

2005
Chapter Title: Acute Abdomen
Book Title: Pediatric Intensive Care
Author List: Lee, Y.H.; Brisseau, G.F.
Edited By: Fuhrman, B.P.; Zimmerman, J.J.
Published By: Elsevier Science2005 in New York

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