Dr. Richard Lee MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Richard Lee is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2000

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1997

Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2000–2002

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Alterations in DNA methylation of Fkbp5 as a determinant of blood-brain correlation of glucocorticoid exposure.
Ewald, E. R.,Wand, G. S.,Seifuddin, F.,Yang, X.,Tamashiro, K. L.,Potash, J. B.,Zandi, P.,Lee, R. S.

An engineered bivalent neuregulin protects against Doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity with reduced proneoplastic potential.
Jay, S. M.,Murthy, A. C.,Hawkins, J. F.,Wortzel, J. R.,Steinhauser, M. L.,Alvarez, L. M.,Gannon, J.,Macrae, C. A.,Griffith, L. G.,Lee, R. T.

The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education coronary artery assessment tool has high interrater reliability.
Lee, R.,Enter, D.,Lou, X.,Feins, R. H.,Hicks, G. L.,Gasparri, M.,Takayama, H.,Young, J. N.,Calhoon, J. H.,Crawford, F. A.,Mokadam, N. A.,Fann, J. I.

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