Jae Y. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.


Education

  • Residency: University of Michigan School of Medicine
  • Medical School: University of Michigan School of Medicine (M.D./Ph.D.)
  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia

Dr. Lee obtained his B.S. in Biochemistry with highest distinction from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, before attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI where he completed his doctoral thesis in cancer stem cell biology and was awarded combined M.D. and Ph.D. degrees through the Medical Scientist Training Program. He has received several international travel awards to present his work at meetings of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. He then completed a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, where he was named Chief Resident. He served as co-investigator on several clinical trials and studies utilizing advanced imaging to improve tumor control and treatment related side effects. 

Dr. Lee has extensive clinical experience treating all body sites with the use of advanced image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric arc therapy (VMAT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and brachytherapy. Dr. Lee also treats patients with proton beam radiation including with advanced pencil beam scanning (PBS) techniques. He has presented his research findings on prostate and head and neck malignancies at national scientific meetings and has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in top journals.

Dr. Lee’s professional memberships include the American Brachytherapy Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Radiation Oncology.