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Edward Lee, MD, PhD


Edward Wolfgang Lee, MD, PhD

UCLA Physician Edward Wolfgang  Lee, MD, PhD specializes in Diagnostic Radiology.
Diagnostic Radiology
Language Spoken
English, Korean
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 267-8751 Information and referral
(310) 267-8770 RRMC
(310) 206-4277 CHS Lab
Fax Number
(310) 206-1294

UCLA Dept of Radiology
757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 2125B
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2011
Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
Diagnostic Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2010
Transitional, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, 2005 - 2006
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2005
Abscess Drainage, Adrenal Biopsy, Angioplasty, Arterial Recanalization, Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Ascites, AV Fistula, Blood Patch, Chemoembolization, Claudication, Clot Dissolving, Colorectal Liver Metastases, CT Guided Lung Biopsy , Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Embolization, Endovascular Aneurysm, Endovenous Laser Ablation, Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT), Esophageal Varices, Excessive Menstrual Bleeding, Fibroid Embolization Evaluation, Gangrene, General Radiology, Gynecological Liver Mestastases, Hemangioma, Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Interventional Radiology, Ischemia (Bowel), Ischemia (Limb), Kidney Biopsy, Kidney Cancer, Limb Perfusion, Limb Salvage, Liver Biopsy, Liver Cancer, Liver Failure, Lung Biopsy, Lung Cancer, Lymphangiography, Male Infertility/Varicoceles, Menorrhagia, Microwave Ablation, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nephrostomy, Paracentesis, Renal Arterial Stenosis, Renal Stenting for Hypertension, Sclerotherapy, Stenosis, Stents, Thoracentesis, Thrombolysis, Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS), Tumor, Tumor Ablation, Ureteral Stents, Vascular Malformation Embolization, Vasospasm Treatment, Venous Access, Venous Stasis Ulcer, Virtual Colonoscopy, Wound Care
Department Affiliation
Provider, Radiology, Interventional Radiology
Research Interest
Interventional Oncology, Tumor Ablation (RFA, Cryoablation, Microwave, IRE), Transarterial Chemoembolization, Transarterial Chemoinfusion Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Pancreatic Cancer, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Venous Thromboembolic Disease, Liver Interventions, Dialysis Interventions, Inferior Vena Cava Filter

Selected from 40 manuscripts:

  1. Lee, E. W., Wong, D., Perez, A., Prikhodko, S. V., Tran, C., Loh, C. T., Kee, S. T.: Electron microscopy (EM) demonstration and evaluation of irreversible electroporation (IRE)-induced nanopores on hepatocytes membranes. J Vasc Interv Radiology. 2012 Jan;23(1):107-13. Epub 2011 Dec 1.
  2. Lee, E. W., Prieto, V., Chen, C., Dry, S., Loh, C. T., Kee, S. T.: A novel hepatic ablation technique creating complete cell death: Irreversible Electroporation. Radiologyogy. 2010 May;255(2):426-433
  3. Lee, E. W., Thai, S., Kee, S. T.: Irreversible electroporation: a novel image-guided cancer therapy. Gut Liver. 2010 Sep; Vol 4, No Suppl.1, Pages 99-104
  4. Lee, E. W., Chen, C., Sauk, S., Ragavendra, N.: How diagnostic is the ultrasound-guided neck mass bipsy (Fine-needle capillary sampling biopsy technique)?: Evaluation of 132 non-thyroid neck mass biopsies with pathologic analysis over 7 years at a single institution. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Dec; 28: 1679-1684
  5. Lee, E. W., Grant, J. D., Loh, C. T., Kee, S. T.: Bronchial and pulmonary arterial and venous interventions. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug; 29(4): 395-404
  6. Lee, E.W., LaBerge, J.M.: Differential Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Tech Vasc Interv Radiology. 2004 Sep; 7(3):112-122
  7. Lee, E.W., Michalkiewicz, M., Kitlinska, J., Kalezic, I., Switalska, H., Yoo, P., Sangkharat, A., Ji, H., Li, L., Michalkiewicz, T., Ljubisavljevic, M., Johansson, H., Grant, D., Zukowska, Z.: Neuropeptide Y induces ischemic angiogenesis and restores function of ischemic skeletal muscles through a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism. J Clin Invest. 2003 Jun; 111(12):1853-1862
  8. McWilliams, J. P., Lee, E. W., Yamamoto, S., Loh, C. T., Kee, S. T.: Image-guided tumor ablation: emerging technologies and future directions. Semin Interv Radiology. 2010; 27(3): 302-313
  9. Brown, D. A., Lee, E. W., Loh, C.T., Kee, S. T.: Biodegradable stents for the treatment of vascular occlusive disease: clinical experience and engineering principles. J Vasc Interv Radiology. 2009 Mar; 20(3):315-324; quiz 325
  10. Kuo, L.E., Kitlinska, J., Tilan, J., Li, L., Baker, S. B., Johnson, M. D., Lee, E. W., Burnett, M. S., Fricke, S. T., Kvetnansky, R., Herzog, H., Zukowska, Z.: Neuropeptide Y acts directly in the periphery on fat tissue and mediates stress-induced obesity and metabolic syndrome. Nature Medicine. 2007 Jul; 13(7): 803-811
  11. Kitlinska, J., Abe, K., Kuo, L., Pons, J., Yu, M., Li, L., Tilan, J., Everhart, L., Lee, E.W., Zukowska, Z., Toretsky, J.A.: Differential effects of neuropeptide Y on the growth and vascularization of neural crest-derived tumors. Cancer Res. 2005 Mar; 65(5):1719-1728
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