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Cortney Y Lee, MD, FACS


859-218-2782 Fax: 859-323-6727


  • Professor of Surgery
  • Director, General Surgery Residency Program

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Surgery/GEMS

Biography and Education


Medical School
Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas

General Surgery Residency, University of Kentucky

Endocrine Surgery Fellowship
Scott & White Clinic
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Temple, Texas

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery

Surgical Interests

  • Practice limited to endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery)
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Multinodular & symptomatic goiters
  • Surgical treatment of Graves' disease
  • In-office ultrasound & FNA of thyroid nodules
  • Hyperparathyroidism (primary, secondary & tertiary)
  • Minimally invasive adrenal surgery
  • Adrenal nodules
  • Functioning adrenal tumors (including pheochromocytoma, aldosteronomas & cortisol-producing nodules)
  • Adrenocortical cancer


Selected Publications

Pubmed Publications