Jay M. Lee, MD

Jay M. Lee, MD

Thoracic Surgery
Primary Location
Thoracic Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
Suite B265-1
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-9737

About

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • Surgical Director, UCLA Thoracic Oncology Program / Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Surgical Director, Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Disorders
  • Member, UCLA Sarcoma Program / Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Additional Education

  • Research Fellowship, Thoracic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1999-2001

Honors and Special Awards

  • 2009 Voted “Best Doctors” 2009-2010
  • 2010 Los Angeles Magazine's 2010 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2010 Voted “Best Doctors” 2010-2011
  • 2011 Alumni of the Year, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
  • 2011 Los Angeles Magazine's 2011 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2012 Alumni of the Year, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
  • 2012 Los Angeles Magazine's 2012 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2013 Los Angeles Magazine's 2013 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2014 Los Angeles Magazine's 2014 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2014 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2014 The Hollywood Reporter, Hollywood’s Top Doctors: Best Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons in Los Angeles
  • 2014 UCLA Health Leadership Academy, Advisory Board
  • 2014 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2015 Los Angeles Magazine's 2015 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2015 Newsweek Magazine’s Top Cancer Doctors
  • 2015 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2016 Los Angeles Magazine's 2016 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2016 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2017 Los Angeles Magazine's 2017 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2017 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2018 Los Angeles Magazine's 2018 "Super Doctors" List
  • 2018 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2019 Los Angeles Magazine's "Top Docs" List 2019
  • 2019 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly\
  • 2020 Los Angeles Magazine's "Super Doctors" List 2020
  • 2020 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2021 Los Angeles Magazine's "Super Doctors" List 2021
  • 2021 Top Doctors, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Castle Connolly
  • 2021 Pasadena Magazine's "Super Doctors" List 2021

National and International Service

  • 2011-2013 Member, Basic and Translational Science Committee, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG)
  • 2011-2012 Examiner, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) General Thoracic Consultant Subcommittee
  • 2013-2015 Examiner, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) General Thoracic Consultant Subcommittee
  • 2013-2015 Examiner, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) General Thoracic Oral Board Exam
  • 2015-17 General Thoracic Chair, Video Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
  • 2016 Thoracic Surgery Co-Chair. Lung Cancer Mutational Consortium 3 (LCMC3). Genentech Trial ML39236.
  • 2017-18 Member, Annual Meeting Abstract Committee, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
  • 2018-21 Member, Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • 2019 Steering Committee/Surgical Chair. Genentech/Lung Cancer Mutational Consortium 4 (Genentech/LCMC4) Trial (NAUTIKA Trial)
  • 2018-19 Member, Education Committee, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
  • 2019 Steering Committee/Surgical Chair. Novartis/CANOPY-N Trial
  • 2019 Member, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Foundation Advisory Council
  • 2020 Chair, Early Stage/Localized Disease Program Committee.  International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC)
  • 2020 Steering Committee.  Novartis/Lung Cancer Mutational Consortium 4 (Novartis/LCMC4) Trial (GEOMETRY-N Trial)

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2009
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2004

Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2006

Residencies

Duke University Medical Center, 2004
Georgetown University Medical Center, 1999

Internship

Georgetown University Medical Center, 1998

Degree

UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1997

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Lung cancer
Thoracic cancer
Robotic lung surgery
Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Esophageal cancer
Mediastinal mass

Videos

Preparing for Esophageal Surgery
Preparing for Thoracic Surgery
Treatment for Lung Cancer
Surgery and the Esophagus - What does minimally invasive mean?

Awards

Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2022