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Columbia Unvierstiy Department of Surgery
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Meet the Team: Staff Profile


WJames Lee

James A. Lee, MD

Address: Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue, Room 819
New York, NY 10032
Phone:212.305.0444
Fax:212.305.0445

Positions and Appointments

2013-Present Vice Chair, New Media
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2009-present Chief, Endocrine Surgery, Co-Director, New York Thyroid-Parathyroid Center, Associate Medical Director, New York Presbyterian/CUMC Simulation Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2006-present Assistant Professor of Surgery, Co-Director, Arenal Center, Director, COACH Education Project
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2005-present Founder and Director, COACH (Comprehensive Online Archived Care Heuristic) Online Medical Education Training Paradigm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

The Pancreas Center Specialty

Endocrine Surgery

Education and Training

2005-2006 Fellowship, Endocrine Surgery
University of California, San Francisco, CA
2004-2005 Administrative Chief Resident,
General Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2003-2004 Residency
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center , New York, NY
2002-2003 Research Fellow, Adult Stem Cell
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2000-2002 Residency, General Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1999-2000 Internship, General Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1995-1999 MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1991-1995 BA
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Board Certifications

1999-present Medical License, New York
2005-2006 Medical License, California
2005 American Board of Surgery

Honors/Grants/Patents/Books

2014 Co-Editor: Surgical Endocrinopathies and the Founding Figures. Springer US.
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

Professional Societies and Committees

2013-present Mentor, MD/Masters of Science Program at Columbia University
2012-2013 ENT Chairperson Search Committee
2012 Train the Trainer Workshop Development Committee
2012 Implementation of Academic Tracks Committee
2011-present Columbia Doctors Quality Improvement Committee
2010-present American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Education Committee (2013-present)
Fellowship Committee (2009-present)
Information Technology Committee (2009-present)
2008-present Physician leader for Allscripts implementation
2008-2010 Allscripts Implementation Committee
2006-present New York Surgical Society
2006-present Association of Academic Surgeons
1999-present American College of Surgeons
Video-based Education Committee (2010-present)

Presentations

Panelist/Moderator/Appearances
Chair: Post-graduate Course in Endocrine Surgery. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2013, Washington DC.

Invited Speaker: Thyroid Disease. United Nations Medical Services (2013). NY, NY.

Moderator, Panelist, and Speaker: NY Masters Course in Endocrine Surgery (2013). NY, NY.

Invited Speaker: Parathyroid Imaging. 30th Annual Controversies, Problems, and Techniques in Surgery 2013. NY, NY.

Grand Rounds: Adrenal Disease. Stamford Hospital 2013. Stamford, CT

Workshop Director: Association of Surgical Education Workshop on COACH. Association of Surgical Education and Association of Program Directors in Surgery (2013). Orlando, FL.

Panelist: Surgical Hypertension. Clinical Challenges in Treating Hypertension-II, Columbia University Medical Center. NY, NY 2013.
Grand Rounds: Adrenal Incidentaloma (2013). St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital. NY, NY.

Co-Chair: Video-based Education Session- Surgery for Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2012, Chicago, IL.

Panelist and Speaker: NY Masters Course in Endocrine Surgery (2012). NY, NY.

Grand Rounds: COACH, evolving education. Stamford Hospital 2012. Stamford, CT.

Grand Rounds: Emerging therapies in thyroid cancer. New York Downtown Hospital 2012. NY, NY.

Panelist: Advanced Endocrine Surgery Techniques- The technique of laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Panelist: The future of surgical education. American Board of Surgery SCORE meeting 2010. Philadelphia, PA.

Visiting Expert On Thyroid Cancer. The Dr. Oz Show. September 2010.

Moderator: General Surgery Video Session. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2010. Washington DC.

Panelist: Endocrine Surgery Video Session. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2009. Chicago, Il.

Panelist: New York Thyroid Club 2006. New York, NY.

Scientific Presentations
Ingeret A, Alghamdi A, Kleinman D, Allendorf JD, Hassett E, Henry J, Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Fahey TJ. Recurrence rates with and without prophylactic neck dissection in papillary thyroid cancer: A multi-institutional analysis. Poster Presentation at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2014, Boston, MA.

Fingeret A, Fowler DL, Nowygrod R, Lee JA. Peer-assisted teaching: a feasible and effective model for simulated basic procedural skills. Poster Presentation at the Association for Surgical Education, 2013, Chicago, Il.

Digesu C, Johnston MG, Inabnet WB, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD, Lee JA. Laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy can be performed safely in morbidly obese patients. Poster presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2013, Washington DC.

Costa, AG, Lenane Z, Zhang C, Dworakowski E, Cremers S, Lee JA, Bilezikian JP. After parathyroidectomy in primary hyperparathyroidism, sclerostin, osteocalcin, and undercarboxylated osteocalcin change rapidly. Poster presentation at ASBMR 2013.

Tracking and treating an elevated calcitonin. Goff S, Logerfo P, Lee JA, Chabot JA. Interesting Case Presentation at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2012, Iowa City, Iowa.

Lee JA. The technique of laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Walker MA, Rundek T, Lee JA, Zhang C, McMahon D, Sacco R, Silverberg SJ. Carotid plaque calcification is increase in mild primary hyperparathyroidism. Poster presentation Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Lee JA. Video-assisted Parathyroidectomy. Video presentation at the SAGES 2010 meeting, Washington DC.

Reimel BA, Zanocco K, Russo M, Zarnegar R, Clark OH, Allendorf JD, Chabot JA, Duh QY, Sturgeon C, Lee JA. The management of aldosterone-producing adenomas- Does adrenalectomy increase costs? Paper presentation at AAES 2010, Pittsburg, PA.

DiNorcia J, Ahmed L, Lee MK, Reavey PL, Yakaitis EA, Lee JA, Schrope BA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. Better preservation of endocrine and exocrine function following central versus distal pancreatectomy for mid-gland lesions. Paper presentation at AAES 2010, Pittsburg, PA.

DiNorcia J, Schrope BA, Lee MK, Reavey PL, Rosen SJ, Lee JA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy offers shorter hospital stays with fewer complications. Paper presentation at DDW 2010. Primary hyperparathyroidism patients with positive pre-operative sestamibi scan and negative ultrasound are more likely to have posteriorly located upper gland adenomas (PLUGs). Poster presentation at AAES 2010, Pittsburg, PA.

Puestow Procedure. Guenette J, Lee JA, Chabot JA. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2009, Chicago.

Lockhart BJ, Chabot JA, Lee JA. Resection of 15 cm right adrenal pheochromocytoma. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2009, Chicago.

Pimental M, Inabnet WB, Lee JA. Technique of laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2009, Chicago, IL.

Okhunov Z, Pérez-Lanzac de Lorca A, Lee DW, Lee JA, Landman J. Comparison Adrenalectomy Techniques: Lateral transperitoneal and prone retroperitoneal approaches. Poster presentation at World Congress of Endourology 2009, Munich, Germany.

McGill J, Moo TA, Allendorf JD, Inabnet WB, Brunaud L, Fahey TJ, Zarnegar R, Lee JA. World Wide What? The quality of parathyroid information on the internet. Paper presentation at AAES 2009, Madison, WI.

Moo TS, Umunna B, Kato M, Kundel A , Lee JA , Zarnegar R, Fahey TJ. Ipsilateral vs. Bilateral Central Neck Lymph Node Dissection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Paper presentation at ASA 2009, Indian Wells, CA.

Lifante JC, McGill JF, Lee JA, Aziz F, Allendorf JD, Inabnet WB. What are the limits of thyroid resection under local anesthesia for thyroid cancer? Presentation at The New York Thyroid Club, 2009, Newy York, NY.

Guenette J, Lee JA, Chabot JA. Technique of pancreaticoduodenectomy for neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2009, Chicago, IL.

M.D. Walker, J. Fleischer, S. Homma, T. Rundek, D.J. McMahon, A. Tineo, W. Inabnet, J. Lee, R. Liu, R. Sacco , S. J. Silverberg. Changes in Cardiovascular Function after Parathyroidectomy in Mild Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Presented at ASBMR.

Harari A, Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Kazam E, Inabnet WB, Fahey TJ. Computed Tomography can guide focused exploration in select Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Negative Sestamibi Scanning. Paper presentation at the Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2008, Monterrey, CA.

Lee JA, Inabnet WB, Schifftner T, Turrentine FE, Henderson WG, Khuri S, El-Tamer M, Hanks JB. Open and Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: Analysis Of The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). Presented at the Southern Surgical meeting 2007, Virginia.

Lee JA, Chabot JA, Walz M, Inabnet WB. Technique of Laparoscopic Right Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons meeting 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Russo M, Ahmed L, Allendorf JA, Chabot JA, Inabnet WB. Screening All Hypertensive Patients for Primary Hyperaldosteronism Is Economically Sound. Poster presentation at the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2007, Montreal, Canada.

Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Lindsay S, Kebebew E, Duh Q, Clark OH. Causes of Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism In the Era of Focused Parathyroidectomy. Poster presentation at the Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2007, Tucson, AZ.

Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q. Adrenal Incidentaloma, Borderline Elevations of Urine Metanephrines and the “Subclinical” Pheochromocytoma. Paper presentation at the Pacific Coast Surgical Association 2007, Hawaii.

Lee JA, Duh Q. Laparoscopic Resection of a 16 cm Paraganglioma. Video presentation at SAGES meeting 2007, Nevada.

Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Brunaud L, Lindsay S, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q. Good blood pressure control on anti-hypertensives, not response to spironolactone, predicts improved outcome after adrenalectomy for aldosteronoma. Paper presentation at the Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2007, Tucson, AZ.

Morris L, Zarnegar R, Ahmed L, Duh Q, Lee JA, Meyer-Rochow W, Sidhu S, Yeh M. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy In Patients With Prior Abdominal Surgery. Poster exhibition at the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2007, Montreal, Canada.

Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Kebebew E, Ranvier G, Clark OH, Duh Q. Feasibility of Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in the Morbidly Obese. Poster exhibition at the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons meeting 2007, Montreal, Canada.

Zarnegar R, Bloom AI, Lee JA, Kerlan Jr RK, Wilson MW, Laberge JM, Gordon R, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q-Y. Is Adrenal Venous Sampling Necessary in all Patients with Hyperaldosteronism prior to Adrenalectomy? Paper presentation at the Society for Interventional Radiology meeting 2007, Washington DC.

Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh QY. Patient Selection for Selective Venous Catheterization Critical in Aldosteronoma. Paper presentation at Western Surgical Association meeting 2007.

Triponez F, Poder L, Zarnegar R, Goldstein R, Roayaie K, Feldstein V, Lee J, Kebebew E, Duh QY, Clark OH. Hook Needle-guided Excision of Differentiated Recurrent Thyroid Cancer in Previously Operated Neck Compartments: A Useful Technique For Small, Non-palpable Recurrent Disease. Paper presentation at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2006 meeting, New York, NY.

Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Triponez F, Duh QY, Kebebew E, Clark OH. Multimodality Imaging In Persistent Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Paper presentation at the 2006 Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Hong Kong.

Shih ML, Lee JA, Liu HD, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh QY. Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Complications and Associated Cancers. Paper presentation at the 2006 Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Hong Kong.

Sogutlu G, Lee JA, Uruno T, Zarnegar R, Duh QY, Kebebew E, Clark OH. Parathyroid Surgery In Primary Hyperparathyroidism: With or Without Measurement of Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone? A Comparative Study From a Single Center. Paper presentation at the 2006 Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Hong Kong.

Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Brunnaud L, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh, Q-Y. Screening For Aldosteronoma May Be Necessary In Hypertensive Patients With Other Endocrine Disorders. Poster presentation presentation at the 2006 Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Hong Kong.

Sogutlu G, Lee JA, Uruno T, Duh QY, Kebebew E, Clark OH. Lung Transplantation For Pulmonary Fibrosis Secondary To Extensive Lung Metastasis From Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma With Radiation Induced Fibrosis Secondary To Iodine Therapy: A Case Report. Poster presentation at the 2006 Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Hong Kong.

Lee JA, Rose EA, Amory SA. COACH: Revolutionizing Surgical Education. Poster presentation at the 2005 American College of Surgeons Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Wear-Maggitti KD, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: Reconstructing Rat Cleft Palate Defects Using Osteogenically-differentiated Fat-Derived Stem Cells. Paper presentation at the 2004 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Park JC, Burrell W, Man LX, Lee JA, Conejero JA, Liu FJ, Breitbart AS: Tissue-engineered gene therapy with dermal fibroblasts retrovirally transduced with PDGF accelerates wound healing in a diabetic mouse model. Paper presentation at the 2004 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Burrell W, Park JC, Lee JA, Conejero JA, , Man LX, Liu FJ, Breitbart AS: Blockade of the Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-Products with Lentiviral Gene Therapy is as Effective as Topical Blockade. Poster presentation at the 2004 Plastic Surgery Research Council, Ann Arbor, MI.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Wear-Maggitti KD, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: Reconstructing Rat Cleft Palate Defects Using Osteogenically-differentiated Fat-Derived Stem Cells. Use of osteogenically differentiated fat-derived stem cells to repair alveolar cleft defects. Paper presentation at the 2004 American Society of Plastic Surgeons Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Conejero JA, Lee JA, Nanda D, Ascherman J: Cranial Defect Reconstruction In a Rabbit Model Using Different Mixtures of Bioglass and Autologous Bone. Paper presentation at the 2004 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Nanda D, Mason JM, Breitbart AS: Accelerating Diabetic Wound Healing Using Lentiviral PDGF Vectors. Poster presentation at the 2003 American Society of Plastic Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA.

Conejero JA, Lee JA, Parrett BM, Wear-Maggitti KD, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: Use of Osteogenically Differentiated Fat-derived Stem Cells in Poly-L-Lactic Acid Matrices to Reconstruct Palatal Defects in a Rat Model. Paper presentation at the 2003 Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD.

Wear-Maggitti K, Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Schmidt AM, Breitbart AS: Topical Application of sRAGE Improves the Quality and Vascularization of Granulation Tissue in Diabetic Wounds. Paper presentation at the 2003 Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Nanda D, Mason JM, Breitbart AS: Transfection of the Regenerating Dermis in Diabetic Wounds with Lentiviral Vectors Containing the PDGF Gene Improves Collagen Deposition and Neovascularization. Paper presentation at the 2003 Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Nanda D, Mason JM, Breitbart AS: The Effect of Using a Lentiviral Vector to Transfect the PDGF Gene Into the Regenerating Dermis of Diabetic Mice. Paper presentation at the 2003 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Parrett BM, Lee JA, Conejero JA, Nanda D, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: In vivo Growth of Osteocytes and Adipocytes from Fat-Derived Stem Cells. Poster presentation at the 2003 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Lee JA, Schmidt AM, Breitbart AS: Topical Application of sRAGE Improves the Quality and Vascularization of Granulation Tissue in Diabetic Wounds. Poster presentation at the 2003 Plastic Surgery Research Council Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Lee JA, Choudhri TF, Connolly ES Jr, Hoh BL, Quest DO, Solomon RA, Prestigiacomo CJ, Schmidt AM: Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 and Intracellular Adhesion Molecule-1 Levels in Carotid Endarterectomy Patients. Poster presentation at the 22nd International Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation , Anaheim, CA.

Publications

Walker MD, Nickolas T, Kepley A, Lee JA, Zhang C, McMahon DJ, Silverberg SJ. Predictors of Renal Function in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. In Press in JCEM.

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).

Walker MA, Cong E, Kepley A, DiTullio M, Rundek T, Homma S, Lee JA, Liu R, Chen P, Zhang C, McMahon D, Silverberg SJ. Association between Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D Level and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. JCEM. In press.

Kuo J, Lee JA, Chabot JA. Non-functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. Surgical Clinics of North America. 2013. In Press.

Fingeret A, Lee JA. Venous Sampling for Adrenal Aldosteronomas. Current Surgery Reports. 2013. In Press.

Cusano NE, Lee JA, Wetmore RF, Kazam E, Bilezikian JP. Primary Hyperparathyroidism After Laser Therapy to the Larynx. Endocrine Practice. In Press.

Walker MD, Rundek T, Homma S, DiTullio M, Iwata S, Lee JA, Choi J, Liu R, Zhang C, McMahon DJ, Sacco RL, Silverberg SJ. Effect of parathyroidectomy on subclinical cardiovascular disease in mild primary hyperparathyroidism. European Journal of Endocrinology 167:1-10), 2012.

Pan B, Lee Y, Rodriguez T, Lee JA, Saif MW. Secondary tumors of the pancreas: A case series. Anticancer Research. In press.

Fine, RL, Gulati AP, Krantz BA, Moss RA, Schreibman S, Tsushima DA, Mowatt KB, Dinnen RD, Mao Y, Stevens PD, Schrope B, Allendorf J, Lee JA, Sherman WH, Chabot JA. Capecitabine and temozolomide (CAPTEM) for metastatic, well-differentiated neuroendocrine cancers: The Pancreas Center at Columbia University experience. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology. In Press.

Wei B, Lee JA, Inabnet WB, Sonett JR. Optimizing the Minimally-Invasive Approach to Mediastinal Parathyroid Adenomas. Ann Thorac Surg 92(3):1012-7, 2012.

Shonkwiler JA, Lee JA. Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 21(4): 243-7, 2012. Roy R, Kouniavsky G, Schneider E, Allendorf JD, Chabot JA, Logerfo P, Dackiw AP, Colombani P, Zeiger MA, Lee JA. Predictive factors of malignancy in pediatric thyroid nodules. Surgery 150(6):1228-33.

Roy R, Lee JA. Calciphylaxsis Due To Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Endocr Pract 16:1-11, 2011.

Harari A, Mitmaker E, Grogan RH, Lee JA, Shen W, Gosnell J, Clark O, Duh QY. Primary hyperparathyroidism patients with positive pre-operative sestamibi scan and negative ultrasound are more likely to have posteriorly located upper gland adenomas (PLUGs). Annals of Surgical Oncology. Ann Surg Oncol. 18(6):1717-22.

Reimel BA, Zanocco K, Russo M, Zarnegar R, Clark OH, Allendorf JD, Chabot JA, Duh QY, Lee JA, Sturgeon C. The management of aldosterone-producing adenomas- Does adrenalectomy increase costs? Surgery 148(6):1178-85,2010.

DiNorcia J, Ahmed L, Lee MK, Reavey PL, Yakaitis EA, Lee JA, Schrope BA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. Better preservation of endocrine and exocrine function following central versus distal pancreatectomy for mid-gland lesions. Surgery 148(6):127-54, 2010.

DiNorcia J, Lee MK, Reavey PL, Genkinger JM, Lee JA, Schrope BA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. One hundred thirty resections for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor: evaluating the impact of minimally invasive and parenchyma-sparing techniques. J Gastrointest Surg 14(10): 1536-46, 2010.

Lee MK, Dinorcia J, Reavey PL, Holden MM, Genkinger JM, Lee JA, Schrope BA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. Pancreaticoduodenectomy can be performed safely in patients aged 80 years and older. J Gastrointest Surg 14(11):1838-46, 2010.

DiNorcia J, Schrope BA, Lee MK, Reavey PL, Rosen SJ, Lee JA, Chabot JA, Allendorf JD. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy offers shorter hospital stays with fewer complications. J Gastrointest Surg. 14(11):1804-12, 2010.

Moo TS, Umunna B, Kato M, Kundel A , Lee JA , Zarnegar R, Fahey TJ. Ipsilateral vs. Bilateral Central Neck Lymph Node Dissection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Ann Surg 250(3):403-8, 2009.

McGill J, Moo TA, Allendorf JD, Inabnet WB, Brunaud L, Fahey TJ, Zarnegar R, Lee JA. World Wide What? The quality of parathyroid information on the internet. Surgery 146(6):1123-9, 2009.

Moo T, McGill JF, Umunna B, Allendorf JD, Inabnet WB, Lee JA, Fahey III TJ, Zarnegar R. Impact of Prophylactic Central Neck Lymph Node Dissection on Recurrence in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma –Annals of Surgery 250(3):403-8, 2009.

Stotler B, Reich-Slotky R, Schwartz J, Inabnet WB, Lee JA, Wu F, Della-Latta P, Jhang J. A Protocol for the Detection of Microbial Contamination of Cryopreserved Parathyroid Tissue. Cell Tissue Bank Jan 8 2010 epub ahead of print.

Harari A, Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Kazam E, Inabnet WB 3rd, Fahey TJ 3rd. Computed tomography can guide focused exploration in select patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and negative sestamibi scanning. Surgery 144(6):970-6, 2008.

Walker MD, Fleischer J, Homma S, Rundek T, McMahon DJ, Tineo A, Inabnet WB, Lee JA, Udesky J, Lui R, Sacco R, Silverberg SJ. Changes in Cardiovascular Function after Parathyroidectomy in Mild Primary Hyperparathyroidism.

Lee JA, Inabnet WB, Schifftner T, Turrentine FE, Henderson WG, Khuri S, El-Tamer M, Hanks JB. Open and Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: Analysis Of The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). J Am Coll Surg 206(5):953-9, 2008.

Zarnegar R, Young WF, Lee JA, Sweet MP, James AW, Kebebew E, Farley DR, Thompson GB, Grant CS, Clark OH, Duh QY Development and Validation of a Multivariate Predictive Model for the Resolution of Hypertension and the Discontinuation of Antihypertensive Medications After Adrenalectomy for Aldosteronoma. Ann Surg 247(3):511-8, 2008.

Morris LF, Ituarte PH, Zarnegar R, Duh QY, Ahmed L, Lee JA, Inabnet WB, Meyer-Rochow GY, Sidhu SB, Sywak MS, Yeh MW. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy After Prior Abdominal Surgery. World J Surg 32(5):897-903, 2008.

Zarnegar R, Bloom AI, Lee JA, Kerlan Jr RK, Wilson MW, Laberge JM, Gordon R, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q-Y. Is Adrenal Venous Sampling Necessary in all Patients with Hyperaldosteronism prior to Adrenalectomy? J Vasc Interv Radiol 19(1):66-71, 2008.

Shih M, Lee JA, Hsieh C, Yu J, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q. Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Complications and Associated Cancers. Thyroid, 18(7), 729-34, 2008.

Lee JA, Duh QY. Sporadic Paraganglioma. World J Surg 32(5):683-7, 2008.

Conejero JA, Lee JA, Ascherman J. Cranial Defect Reconstruction in a Rabbit Model Using Different Mixtures of Bioglass and Autologous Bone. J Craniofac Surg. 18(6):1290-5, 2007.

Lee JA, Zarnegar R, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh QY. Adrenal Incidentaloma, Borderline Elevations of Urine or Serum Metanephrines and the “Subclinical” Pheochromocytoma. Arch Surg 142(9):870-3, 2007.

Lee JA, Grumbach M, Clark OH. Clinical Controversy: The Optimal Management of Pediatric Graves’ Disease Is Surgery. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. JCEM 92(3):801-3, 2007.

Lee JA, Sogutlu G, Leard L, Zarnegar R, Hays S, Golden J, Bailey J, Kebebew E, Duh Q, Clark OH. Lung Transplant For RAI- and Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer Induced Pulmonary Failure. Thyroid. Thyroid 17(4):367-9, 2007.

Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Brunaud L, Lindsay S, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh Q-Y. Good Blood Pressure Control On Anti-hypertensives, Not Only Response To Spironolactone, Predicts Improved Outcome After Adrenalectomy for Aldosteronoma. Surgery 142(6):921-9, 2007.

Ranvier GG, Khanafshar E, Jensen K, Zarnegar R, Lee JA, Kebebew E, Duh Q, Clark OH. Parathyroid Carcinoma, Atypical Parathyroid Adenoma or Parathyromatosis? Cancer 15;110(2):255-64, 2007.

Lee JA, Duh QY. Re-operation For Adrenocortical Neoplasms. Current Treatment Options in Oncology. 7(4): 320-5, 2006.

Lee JA, Duh QY. Open Adrenalectomy. SAGES Clinical Correlation Manual.

Lee JA, Sogutlu G, Leard L, Zarnegar R, Bailey J, Golden J, Hays S, Kebebew E, Duh QY, Clark O. Lung Transplantation For Pulmonary Metastases And Radiation-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis After Radioactive Iodine Ablation of Extensive Lung Metastases From Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Thyroid 17(4):367-9, 2007.

Shen WT, Lee JA, Kebebew E, Clark OH, Duh QY. Selective Use of Steroid Replacement After Adrenalectomy: Lessons from 331 Consecutive Cases. Archives of Surgery 141(8): 771-4, 2006.

Triponez F, Poder L, Zarnegar R, Goldstein R, Roayaie K, Feldstein V, Lee JA, Kebebew E, Duh QY, Clark OH. Hook Needle-guided Excision of Differentiated Recurrent Thyroid Cancer in Previously Operated Neck Compartments: A Useful Technique For Small, Non-palpable Recurrent Disease. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 91(12):4943-7, 2006.

Lee JA, Inabnet WB. The Surgeon’s Armamentarium to the Surgical Treatment of Hyperparathyroidism. Journal of Surgical Oncology 89(3):130-5, 2005.

Lee JA, Widmann WD, Hardy MA. George Washington Crile, MD. Current Surgery Volume 62, Issue 4, July-August 2005, Pages 415-418.

Li-Xing M, Park JC, Terry MJ, Mason JM, Burrell WA, Liu FJ, Kimball BY, Mooji SM, Lee JA, Breitbart AS. Lentiviral Gene Therapy with PDGF-B Sustains Accelerated Healing of Diabetic Wounds Over Time. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Jul;55(1):81-6; discussion 86.

Lee JA, Wear-Maggitti KD, Conejero JA, Schmidt AM, Grant RT, Mason JM, Breitbart AS: Topical Application of sRAGE Improves the Quality and Vascularization of Granulation Tissue in Diabetic Wounds. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 52(5):519-521, 2004.

Lee JA, Conejero JA, Parrett BM, Wear-Maggitti KD, Grant RT, Mason JM, Breitbart AS: Accelerating Lentiviral transfection with the PDGF-B gene improves diabetic wound healing. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 116(2): 532-8, 2005.

Conejero JA, Lee JA, Parrett BM, Wear-Maggitti KD, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: Use of Osteogenically Repair of palatal bone defects using osteogenically differentiated fat-derived stem cells. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 117(3): 857-63, 2006.

Lee JA, Parrett BM, Conejero JA, Laser Jordan, Chen JY, Kogon AJ, Nanda D, Grant RT, Breitbart AS: Biological Alchemy- Engineering Bone and Fat From Fat-derived Stem Cells. Annals of Plastic Surgery: 50(6):610-7, 2003.

Mocco J, Choudri TF, Mack WJ, Laufer I, Lee JA, Kiss S, Poisik A, Quest DO, Solomon RA, Connolly ES: Elevation of Soluble Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 Levels in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis. Neurosurgery 48(4): 718-21, 2001.

Lee JA, Choudhri TF, Connolly ES Jr, Hoh BL, Quest DO, Solomon RA, Prestigiacomo CJ, Schmidt AM: Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 and Intracellular Adhesion Molecule-1 Levels in Carotid Endarterectomy Patients. Stroke 28:262, 1997.

Butler JM, McCord BR, Jung JM, Lee JA, Budowle B, Allen RO: Application of Dual Internal Standards for Precise Sizing of Polymerase Chain Reaction Products Using Capillary Electrophoresis. Electrophoresis16:974-980, 1995.

Chapters

Johnston MJ, Lee JA. Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma. Surgical Endocrinopathies: Clinical Management and the Founding Figures. Pasieka and Lee, Editors. Springer.

McManus C, Lee JA. Insulinoma. Textbook of Complex General Surgical Oncology. Balch and Mortia, Editors. McGraw Hill.

Libutti S, Lee JA. Surgery for MEN-1 Hyperparathyroidism. Atlas of Endocrine Surgery. Carty S, Editor. 2013. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishing.

Kuo JH, Lee JA. Endoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Atlas of Endocrine Surgery. Carty S, Editor. 2013. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishing.

Fingeret A, Lee JA. Adrenal Imaging. Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. Clark OH, Duh QY, Shen W, Editors. 2013. Saunders.

Johnston MG, Lee JA. Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Operative Techniques in Surgery. Mulholland M, Editor. 2013. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Goff S, Lee JA. Ultrasound of the Neck. Surgical Ultrasound. Schrope B, Editor. 2013. McGraw Hill.

Roy R, Lee JA. Adrenal Incidentaloma. Handbook of Endocrine Surgery. Sippel R, Chen H, Editors. 2011. World Scientific Publishing.

Lee JA. Technique of Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Atlas of Endocrine Surgery Techniques: A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series.

Dinorcia J, Lee JA. Primary Hyperaldosteronism. Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. Clark OH, Duh QY, Kebebew E, Editors. 2005. Saunders.

Dhiman SV, Lee JA. Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy. Endocrine Surgery.

Inabnet WB, Lee JA. Parathyroid Disease, Syndromes, and Pathophysiology, in A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice- Endocrine Surgery, Third Edition. Lennard TWJ, Editor. 2008. Elsevier: Edinburgh.

Lee JA, Duh QY. Functional and Non-functional Adrenal Tumors. General Surgery: Principles and International Practice. Bland K, Editor. Springer.

Lee JA, Duh QY. Pheochromocytoma. The Critical Care Textbook.

Lee JA, Clark OH. Thyroid Neoplasms. Principles and Practice of Surgical Oncology. Silberman H, Editor. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA.

Lee JA, Kebebew E. Adrenocortical Neoplasms. Current Surgical Therapy. Cameron JL, Editor. Mosby.

Inabnet WB, Lee JA. Parathyroid Disease, Syndromes, and Pathophysiology, in A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice- Endocrine Surgery, Third Edition. Lennard TWJ, Editor. 2004. Elsevier: Edinburgh.



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