Edward W. Lee, MD, PhD

Edward W. Lee, MD, PhD

Interventional Radiology| Diagnostic Radiology
Primary Location
Westwood Imaging Center & Interventional Radiology Clinic
100 Medical Plaza
100
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-9070

Education

Medical Board Certification

Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2017

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2011

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 2010

Internship

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, 2006

Degrees

Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD, 2005
Georgetown University School of Medicine, PhD, 2002

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Research

Interests

  • 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

Publications

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

Awards

  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018