David E. Lee, M.D.

David E. Lee, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-0872
Fax: (585) 273-1033

Professional Bio

Dr. David E. Lee is an Associate Professor in the division of Interventional Radiology in the Dept. of Imaging Sciences with a secondary appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery. He received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in 1989. Dr. Lee completed both his radiology residency and his interventional radiology fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center, in 1997 and 1998 respectively.

Dr. Lee has served as Chief of the division of Interventional Radiology for Imaging Sciences since 2009. Currently he is conducting research with PDT in the treatment of Cholangiocarcinoma using mixed vascular/biliary techniques. His special interests include malformation treatments, uterine fibroid therapies, varicose vein treatments, transplant interventions and oncology interventions. Over the years Dr. Lee has made many presentations at national meetings and published several journal articles and book chapters.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award 1996
Research in Radiology Program at the 1995 Roentgen Ray Society Mtg., sponsored by RSNA/AUR/ARRS 1995
Armed Forces Health Profession Scholarship 1987
Merck Academic Scholarship 1986
Summa cum laude, Muhlenberg College 1985
Alphonse C. Lova Award in Chemistry 1984
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society 1984

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 14 available »

2014 Mar
Sharma AK, Foster TH, Katz A, Lee DE, Waldman DL. "Supraumbilical rash caused by nontarget radioembolization to the falciform artery." Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR. 2014 Mar; 25(3):483-4.
2014 Feb
Fang AS, Morita S, Gill GS, Kitanosono T, Mathes EJ, Lee DE, Waldman DL. "Clinical outcomes of inferior vena cava filter placement in patients with renal vein anomalies." Annals of vascular surgery. 2014 Feb; 28(2):318-23. Epub 2013 Sep 29.
2005 Jun
Saad WE, Davies MG, Lee DE, Patel NC, Sahler LG, Sasson T, Kitanososno T, Waldman DL. "Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in a living donor left lateral segment liver transplant recipient: technical considerations." Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR. 2005 Jun; 16(6):873-7.
2005 Feb
Surowiec SM, Davies MG, Eberly SW, Rhodes JM, Illig KA, Shortell CK, Lee DE, Waldman DL, Green RM. "Percutaneous angioplasty and stenting of the superficial femoral artery." Journal of vascular surgery. 2005 Feb; 41(2):269-78.
2004 Mar
Sivamurthy N, Surowiec SM, Culakova E, Rhodes JM, Lee D, Sternbach Y, Waldman DL, Green RM, Davies MG. "Divergent outcomes after percutaneous therapy for symptomatic renal artery stenosis." Journal of vascular surgery. 2004 Mar; 39(3):565-74.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary


Vascular and Interventional Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MD | Medicine | Coll Med/Dent NJ-NJ Med School89
BS | Chemistry | Muhlenberg College85
BS | Biology | Muhlenberg College85

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Radiology at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry07/01/1993 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital06/20/1989 - 06/20/1990