Department of Surgery

Kenneth K. W. Lee, MD

  • Vice Chair for Graduate Medical Education
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Jane and Carl Citron Chair in Colon Cancer
  • Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program, UPMC
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chatham College

Education & Training

  • BA, Harvard University
  • MD, University of Chicago
  • Surgery Residency, University of Chicago

Representative Publications

Dr. Lee's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Pathophysiology and clinical outcomes of severe acute pancreatitis
  • Pathophysiology and treatment of metastases in pancreatic cancer
  • Biology of metastatic disease in colon cancer
  • Assessment of technical feasibility, clinical outcomes, and cost effectiveness of minimally¬†invasive pancreatic surgery
  • Surgical skills training and assessment, and development and validation of surgical simulation¬†models

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