Kenneth K. W. Lee, MD

Kenneth K. W. Lee, MD, is a general surgeon at UPMC CancerCenter
  • Specialty:

  • Secondary Specialty:

    Surgical Oncology Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery
  • Board Certifications:

  • Education:

    MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Residency:

    University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowships:

    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Wales,
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC St Margaret UPMC Shadyside UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital UPMC Presbyterian
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Kenneth K. Lee, MD, graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University with his BA in Chemistry, and continued on to the University of Chicago where he graduated with his MD in 1981. He also stayed at the University of Chicago for his surgical residency, becoming chief resident in 1987. His certifications include general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and also advanced trauma life support. His honors include being named one of the "Best Doctors in America" for 1996 - 2001 and receiving the Henry T. Bahnson Teaching Award in 2002.

Dr. Lee's research includes being the principal investigator in two Competitive Medical Research Funds and also a fund by Sandoz Pharmaceutical Corporation. He is also an active member of numerous professional and scientific societies including the Southwestern Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and American Gastroenterology Association to name the most recent additions.

Dr. Lee has published countless publications presenting his research and knowledge in a wide array of disciplines and specialties. He has also used numerous presentations as a valuable source of teaching and informing peers, locally and all over the world.