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Raymond Lee

Raymond Lee, M.D.

USC Keck school of medicine
1520 San Pablo St Suite 4300
Keck school of medicine
Los Angeles, CA  90033
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Simulated Neo-Left Ventricular Outflow Tract predicts Transvalvular Aortic gradient Following Transatrial Ballon Expandable Valve Replacement for the Treatment of Severe Mitral Annular Calcification  (Submitted TCT 2017)

Praz F, Lee R, Hyde R, Guerrero M, Veeragandham R, Islam A, Deaton D, Eudailey K, Akkoc D, Kantor. A, Tang D, Park JE, Leung D, Takayama H, Hahn R, Bapat V, Kodali SK, Borger M, Wu I, Khalique O, George I


Hybrid Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement with a Transcatheter Vale in the Setting of Mitral Annular Calcification (Accepted STSA 2017)

Raymond Lee, MD, Bret Borchelt, MD, Isaac George, MD


Open Mitral Valve Replacement with Severe Mitral Annular Calcification using Transcatheter Valve (March 2016, Vol.151 Issue 3 JTCVS)

Raymond Lee, MD, Shinichi Fukuhara, MD, Isacc George, MD, Michael Borger, MD, PhD


Combined Pulmonary Artery Sleeve Resection/ Left Upper Lobectomy and Extended Resection of the Thoracic Aorta After TEVAR For T4 Lung Cancer (63rd annual southern thoracic surgical association 2016)

Raymond Lee, MD, Gopal Singh, MD, Josh Sonnet, MD. 


Pancreaticoduodenectomy with Intestinal Autotransplant for Pancreatic Tumor Involving the Mesenteric Root (pending submission) 

PI – Yuri Genyk M.D. 

  • Review and outcomes of new technique for advanced vascular resection and reconstruction for mesenteric root resection and intestinal autotransplant. 


Diagnosis of Pneumothorax by Ultrasound (2007)

  • Case study submission to Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.  Ultrasound M-mode and B-mode for diagnosis of pneumothorax, was compared to the gold standard diagnostic modalities of chest x-ray and CT scan.


Bachelors Thesis (2004-2005)

PI – Steven Chamberlain PhD.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

  • Effects of Latitude on Photosensitive Membrane Shedding in Limulus polyphemus.  Lead investigator studying the purpose for photosensitive membrane shedding in the lateral eye of the American horseshoe crab by analyzing differences in specimens in St. Augustine, Florida and Syracuse, New York. It was demonstrated that photosensitive membrane shedding optimizes quantum catch of light.





Mabel E Lewis Research Fellow (2003 and 2004)

  • Investigation of photoreceptor membrane turnover in Limulus polyphemus. Research was conducted at the Institute for Sensory Research in Syracuse, New York. I was appointed research leader and was responsible for teaching undergraduate students tissue-processing techniques and supervised the quality of their research.

Additional Educational Information

2014 – 2016

Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, NY.

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow (including advanced training mechanical support)
  • Board Certified ABTS


2009 – 2014

University of Southern California Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA. 

  • Board Certified ABS


2005 - 2009

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

  • Doctor of Medicine – M.D. 2009


2001 - 2005

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, Tau Beta Pi (engineering honors)