Joseph Lee, M.D.
Dr. Lee went to medical school at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his first three years of general surgery residency with the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His last years of general surgery residency were completed at theDrexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He obtained a clinical fellowship in transplantation surgery and hepatobiliary surgery at Cedars-Sanai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Lee's practice is the surgical treatment of benign and malignant liver, bile duct and pancreatic diseases. He also performs both laparoscopic and open liver and pancreatic procedures. He supervises hepatic arterial chemoembolization (special therapy for hepatocellular and metastatic liver cancers) His special emphasis and training focuses on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Transplantation Surgery and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical, Center, Los Angeles, CA,
Training in Liver, Kidney, Pancreas Transplant Surgery, Complex Hepatobiliary Surgery, and Abdominal Organ Procurement
General Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2004
General Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1998-2001
- University M.D. Degree: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1994-1998
- American Board of Surgery
- Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN
- Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN
Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greeneville, TN
Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Johnson City, TN
Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN