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Jay Moon Lee, M.D.
Jay Moon Lee, M.D.


Thoracic Surgery/Cardiothoracic Surgery

General Information:



Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, General Thoracic Surgery, Sarcoma Program
Member, JCCC Tumor Immunology Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


CardioThoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2004 - 2006
Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2001 - 2004
Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1998 - 1999
Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1997 - 1998
Medical Degree:
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, 1997


Board Certification(s):
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2004
Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2009

Contact Information:

(310) 794-7788 Surgery patient appointments
(310) 794-7333 Thoracic Surgery patient appointments
(310) 825-9111 Thoracic Surgery medical center operator
(310) 825-6301 Thoracic Surgery medical center page operator
(310) 794-7333 Lung Cancer Program and General Thoracic Surgery information and patient appointments
(310) 206-6909 Thoracic Oncology Program information and referral
(310) 825-7086 Sarcoma Program information and referral

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Lung Cancer and Chest Malignancies
Thoracic Cancer

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Jay Lee is interested in immunotherapy and gene therapy in lung cancer and the application of nanotechnology as a treatment and imaging modality in lung cancer.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Kachroo P, Pak PS, Sandha HS, Lee C, Elashoff D, Nelson SD, Chmielowski B, Selch MT, Cameron RB, Holmes EC, Eilber FC, Lee JM. Single-institution, multidisciplinary experience with surgical resection of primary chest wall sarcomas. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Mar;7(3):552-8.

Kachroo P, Pak PS, Sandha HS, Nelson SD, Seeger LL, Cameron RB, Eilber FC, Lee JM. Chest wall sarcomas are accurately diagnosed by image-guided core needle biopsy. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Jan;7(1):151-6.

Lee G, Gardner BK, Elashoff DA, Purcell CM, Sandha HS, Mao JT, Krysan K, Lee JM, Dubinett SM. Elevated levels of CXC chemokine connective tissue activating peptide (CTAP)-III in lung cancer patients. Am J Transl Res. 2011 May 15;3(3):226-33.

Baratelli F, Lee JM, Hazra S, Lin Y, Walser TC, Schaue D, Pak PS, Elashoff D, Reckamp K, Zhang L, Fishbein MC, Sharma S, Dubinett SM. PGE(2) contributes to TGF-beta induced T regulatory cell function in human non-small cell lung cancer. Am J Transl Res. 2010 Jun 30;2(4):356-67.

Baratelli F, Takedatsu H, Hazra S, Peebles K, Luo J, Kurimoto PS, Zeng G, Batra RK, Sharma S, Dubinett SM, Lee JM. Pre-clinical characterization of GMP grade CCL21-gene modified dendritic cells for application in a phase I trial in non-small cell lung cancer. J Transl Med. 2008 Jul 22;6:38.