Jong H. Lee, MD

Director, Obstetric Anesthesia

Dr. Lee was born in Pusan, South Korea, and lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for 17 years. He graduated from the University of Southern California and completed his medical school there as well. He underwent 4 years of postgraduate training in General Surgery and Urology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Lee began his career at the University of Arizona as a Clinical Instructor (2002) and is now an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and the Director of Obstetric Anesthesia.

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Lee was born in Pusan, South Korea, and lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for 17 years. He graduated from the University of Southern California and completed his medical school there as well. He underwent 4 years of postgraduate training in General Surgery and Urology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Lee began his career at the University of Arizona as a Clinical Instructor (2002) and is now an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and the Director of Obstetric Anesthesia.

Degrees
  • BS: University of Southern California, 1989
  • MD: University of Southern California-Los Angeles, 1993
Honors and Awards
  • Anesthesiologist of the Year, Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses, South Arizona Chapter, 2007
  • Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2005
  • Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2004
Residency
  • University of Arizona, Anesthesiology, 1999-2002
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Urology, 1995-1997
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, General Surgery, 1993-1995
Fellowship
  • University of Arizona, Anesthesiology, 2002-2002
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 2005

Publications

2014

Kassebaum, N. J., A. Bertozzi-Villa, M. S. Coggeshall, K. A. Shackelford, C. Steiner, K. R. Heuton, D. Gonzalez-Medina, R. Barber, C. Huynh, D. Dicker, et al., "Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.", Lancet, vol. 384, issue 9947, pp. 980-1004, 2014 Sep 13. PMCID: PMC4255481  PMID: 24797575