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Jeffrey Lee, MD
M_MED-GAST-CORE-GEN
Assistant Professor

1701 Divisadero
San Francisco, CA 94115

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California San Francisco Gastroenterology Medicine 2014
Palo Alto VA Medical Center Advanced endoscopic imaging and therapy Medicine (Mentor: Roy Soetikno, Tonya Kaltenbach) 2014
University of California San Diego Internal Medicine Medicine 2011
University of California San Diego Medicine (MD) Medicine 2008
University of California San Diego Masters in Clinical Research Medicine 2007
University of California Berkeley Bachelors of Arts Letters and Sciences 2002

Interests

Barrett’s esophagus, Colorectal cancer screening and surveillance, chromoendoscopy, colorectal cancer prevention, endoscopic imaging, endoscopic mucosal resection, fecal immunochemical test, gastric neoplasia, non-invasive colorectal cancer screening tests (e.g., post-polypectomy surveillance, radiofrequency ablation, stool DNA)

Awards and Honors
2016   NIH/NCI K07 Career Development Award, NIH/NCI, 2016-2021
2015   AGA Research Scholar Award, AGA, 2015-2018
2015   ACG Junior Faculty Development Award, ACG, 2015-2018
2015   Top Reviewer for Gastroenterology, AGA, 2015
2014   AGA Academic Skills Workshop Scholarship, AGA, 2014
2013   Salix Fellowship2Leadership Award, AccreditEd, 2013
2012   Sylvia Allison Kaplan Clinical Research Grant, Sylvia Allison Kaplan Foundation, 2012-2013
2012   NIH Loan Repayment Program, NIH, 2012-2014
2010   Kenneth Kaushansky Research Award, UCSD, 2010
2010   Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSD, 2010
2009   Intern of the Year Award, UCSD, 2009

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In the News

Recent Articles (36)

Selby K, Baumgartner C, Levin TR, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, Schottinger J, Jensen CD, Lee JK, Corley DA. Interventions to Improve Follow-up of Positive Results on Fecal Blood Tests: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Oct 17; 167(8):565-575.

Lee JK, Jensen CD, Levin TR, Zauber AG, Doubeni CA, Zhao WK, Corley DA. Accurate Identification of Colonoscopy Quality and Polyp Findings Using Natural Language Processing. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep 12.

Lee JK, Lieberman D. Surveillance for One or Two Small Adenomas: Low Risk Is Really Low Risk. Gastroenterology. 2017 Jun; 152(8):1819-1821.

Corley DA, Jensen CD, Quinn VP, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, Lee JK, Schottinger JE, Marks AR, Zhao WK, Ghai NR, Lee AT, Contreras R, Quesenberry CP, Fireman BH, Levin TR. Association Between Time to Colonoscopy After a Positive Fecal Test Result and Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis. JAMA. 2017 Apr 25; 317(16):1631-1641.

Robertson DJ, Lee JK, Boland CR, Dominitz JA, Giardiello FM, Johnson DA, Kaltenbach T, Lieberman D, Levin TR, Rex DK. Recommendations on Fecal Immunochemical Testing to Screen for Colorectal Neoplasia: A Consensus Statement by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2017 Apr; 152(5):1217-1237.e3.

Robertson DJ, Lee JK, Boland CR, Dominitz JA, Giardiello FM, Johnson DA, Kaltenbach T, Lieberman D, Levin TR, Rex DK. Recommendations on fecal immunochemical testing to screen for colorectal neoplasia: a consensus statement by the US Multi-Society Task Force on colorectal cancer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Jan; 85(1):2-21.e3.

Robertson DJ, Lee JK, Boland CR, Dominitz JA, Giardiello FM, Johnson DA, Kaltenbach T, Lieberman D, Levin TR, Rex DK. Recommendations on Fecal Immunochemical Testing to Screen for Colorectal Neoplasia: A Consensus Statement by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Jan; 112(1):37-53.

Jensen CD, Corley DA, Quinn VP, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, Lee JK, Zhao WK, Marks AR, Schottinger JE, Ghai NR, Lee AT, Contreras R, Klabunde CN, Quesenberry CP, Levin TR, Mysliwiec PA. Fecal Immunochemical Test Program Performance Over 4 Rounds of Annual Screening: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Apr 05; 164(7):456-63.

Lee JK, Corley DA. What makes a "good" colonoscopy quality indicator? Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Jan; 83(1):179-81.

Atkins L, Hunkeler EM, Jensen CD, Michie S, Lee JK, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, Levin TR, Quinn VP, Corley DA. Factors influencing variation in physician adenoma detection rates: a theory-based approach for performance improvement. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Mar; 83(3):617-26.e2.

Lee JK, Jensen CD, Lee A, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, Levin TR, Zhao WK, Corley DA. Development and validation of an algorithm for classifying colonoscopy indication. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Mar; 81(3):575-582.e4.

Singal AG, Gupta S, Lee J, Halm EA, Rutter CM, Corley D, Inadomi J. Importance of determining indication for colonoscopy: implications for practice and policy original. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Dec; 12(12):1958-63.e1-3.

Jensen CD, Doubeni CA, Quinn VP, Levin TR, Zauber AG, Schottinger JE, Marks AR, Zhao WK, Lee JK, Ghai NR, Schneider JL, Fireman BH, Quesenberry CP, Corley DA. Adjusting for patient demographics has minimal effects on rates of adenoma detection in a large, community-based setting. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Apr; 13(4):739-46.

Lee JK, Terdiman JP, Corley DA. Multitarget stool DNA testing for colorectal-cancer screening. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 10; 371(2):186.

Corley DA, Jensen CD, Marks AR, Zhao WK, Lee JK, Doubeni CA, Zauber AG, de Boer J, Fireman BH, Schottinger JE, Quinn VP, Ghai NR, Levin TR, Quesenberry CP. Adenoma detection rate and risk of colorectal cancer and death. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 03; 370(14):1298-306.

Lee JK, Liles EG, Bent S, Levin TR, Corley DA. Accuracy of fecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 04; 160(3):171.

Lee JK, Cameron RG, Binmoeller KF, Shah JN, Shergill A, Garcia-Kennedy R, Bhat YM. Recurrence of subsquamous dysplasia and carcinoma after successful endoscopic and radiofrequency ablation therapy for dysplastic Barrett's esophagus. Endoscopy. 2013 Jul; 45(7):571-4.

Lee JK, Levin TR, Corley DA. The road ahead: what if gastroenterologists were accountable for preventing colorectal cancer? Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar; 11(3):204-7.

Lee JK, Bettencourt R, Brenner D, Le TA, Barrett-Connor E, Loomba R. Association between serum interleukin-6 concentrations and mortality in older adults: the Rancho Bernardo study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34218.

Lee JK, Groessl EJ, Ganiats TG, Ho SB. Cost-effectiveness of a mailed educational reminder to increase colorectal cancer screening. BMC Gastroenterol. 2011 Aug 25; 11:93.

Lee JK, Chan AT. Molecular Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Colorectal Cancer: Current Status. Curr Colorectal Cancer Rep. 2011 Jun 01; 7(2):136-144.

Huang SC, Lee JK, Smith EJ, Doctolero RT, Tajima A, Beck SE, Weidner N, Carethers JM. Evidence for an hMSH3 defect in familial hamartomatous polyps. Cancer. 2011 Feb 01; 117(3):492-500.

Lee JK, Bhargava V, Mittal RK, Ghosh P. Achalasia, alcohol-stasis, and acute necrotizing esophagitis: connecting the dots. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Feb; 56(2):612-4.

Jung B, Gomez J, Chau E, Cabral J, Lee JK, Anselm A, Slowik P, Ream-Robinson D, Messer K, Sporn J, Shin SK, Boland CR, Goel A, Carethers JM. Activin signaling in microsatellite stable colon cancers is disrupted by a combination of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. PLoS One. 2009 Dec 14; 4(12):e8308.

Lee JK, Reis V, Liu S, Conn L, Groessl EJ, Ganiats TG, Ho SB. Improving fecal occult blood testing compliance using a mailed educational reminder. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov; 24(11):1192-7.

Lee JK, Carethers JM, Ghosh P. ArterioVenous Malformation within Jejunal Diverticulum: an unusual cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2009; 2009:384506.

Ramamoorthy SL, Lee JK, Luo L, Mintz Y, Cullen J, Easter DW, Savu MK, Chock A, Carethers J, Horgan S, Talamini MA. The inflammatory response in transgastric surgery: gastric content leak leads to localized inflammatory response and higher adhesive disease. Surg Endosc. 2010 Mar; 24(3):531-5.

Park FD, Lee JK, Madduri GD, Ghosh P. Generalized megaviscera of lupus: refractory intestinal pseudo-obstruction, ureterohydronephrosis and megacholedochus. World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jul 28; 15(28):3555-9.

Ramamoorthy SL, Lee JK, Mintz Y, Cullen J, Savu MK, Easter DW, Chock A, Mittal R, Horgan S, Talamini MA. The impact of proton-pump inhibitors on intraperitoneal sepsis: a word of caution for transgastric NOTES procedures. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jan; 24(1):16-20.

Lee JK, Van Dam J, Morton JM, Curet M, Banerjee S. Endoscopy is accurate, safe, and effective in the assessment and management of complications following gastric bypass surgery. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Mar; 104(3):575-82; quiz 583.

Chung H, Young DJ, Lopez CG, Le TA, Lee JK, Ream-Robinson D, Huang SC, Carethers JM. Mutation rates of TGFBR2 and ACVR2 coding microsatellites in human cells with defective DNA mismatch repair. PLoS One. 2008; 3(10):e3463.

Lee JK, Ghosh P, McWhorter V, Payne M, Olson R, Krinsky ML, Ramamoorthy S, Carethers JM. Evidence for colorectal sarcomatoid carcinoma arising from tubulovillous adenoma. World J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul 21; 14(27):4389-94.

Lee JK, Kum J, Ghosh P. Nonmetastatic cancer of the colon associated with pyogenic liver abscess. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar; 103(3):798-9.

Lee JK, Kum J, Ghosh P. Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: glycogenic acanthosis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Sep; 22(9):1550.

Lee JK, Obrzut SL, Yi ES, Deftos LJ, Bouvet M. Incidental finding of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma in a patient with primary hyperparathyroidism. Endocr Pract. 2007 Jul-Aug; 13(4):380-3.

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