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Hyun-Sung Lee

Hyun-Sung Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX  77030
United States
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Yonsei University College of Medicine(1990-1996)
Severance Hospital Internship(1996-1997)
Severance Hospital Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Residency(1997-2001)
National Cancer Center (2002-2013)
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery(2011-present)


non-coding RNAs
Minimal invasive esophaectomy
VATS for lung cancer
Esophageal cancer
Lung cancer
Robotic lobectomy


Small non-coding RNAs in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

microRNA sequence polymorphisms on the recurrence of patients with completely resected non-small cell lung cancer


1990-1992          Yonsei University; Seoul, Korea; Premedical Degree

1992-1996          Yonsei University College of Medicine; Seoul, Korea; M.D.

1998-2003          Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; M.S.

                        “Redistribution of digital perfusion after radial artery harvesting in coronary artery bypass grafting”

2004-2006          Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Ph.D

               “Expression of inflammatory mediators in acute respiratory distress syndrome and its effect to the early treatment with methylprednisolone”

Practice Areas

  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Intensive Care - Systemic Diseases
  • VATS
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic
  • Surgery
  • Lung
  • Chest Wall - Reconstruction
  • Chest Wall - Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Lobectomy
  • Esophagus - Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer - Genetics
  • Esophageal Cancer - Molecular Markers
  • Esophageal Cancer - Multimodality Therapy
  • Esophageal Cancer - Staging
  • Esophageal Cancer - Surgery