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Grace S Lee, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology, Endocrine)



Dr. Grace Lee is an endocrine surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Lee was previously an Assistant Professor of Surgery and endocrine surgery fellowship program director at Tulane University School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed her general surgery residency and research fellowship in surgical oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lee finished a comprehensive endocrine surgery fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Lee is board-certified in general surgery.

Dr. Lee strongly believes in helping patients understand their disease, peri-operative course and inviting them in shared-decision making.

Dr. Lee’s current clinical interests include innovative techniques in endocrine surgery, minimally invasive, image-guided surgery, and radiofrequency ablation. Her research interests are utilization of surgeon-performed ultrasound, parathyroid imaging modalities, thyroid and parathyroid surgery outcome, quality improvement, among other topics.

Education & Training

  • Clinical fellow in Endocrine surgery
    Mayo Clinic (2015)
  • Chief resident
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2014)
  • Resident
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2013)
  • Post-doctoral research fellow
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2010)
  • MD
    University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (2005)
  • BS
    Duke University (1999)

Departments & Organizations