BRONXVILLE, NY, August 07, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Thomas T. Lee, MD a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Lee celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Lee has served as the chief of the neurosurgery section at St. John's Riverside Hospital since 2001, and served as hospital chairman from 2012 to 2016. He was named One of the Top Doctors by U.S. News from 2011 to 2016, One of the Best Doctors in the New York Metropolitan Area from 2010 to 2017 by Castle Connolly, and to the Top Doctors list of Westchester Magazine from 2011 to 2014. Dr. Lee chose neurosurgery because he wanted to make a significant impact on patients and their families' lives.
Born in Tainan, Taiwan to Chang Kuei and Shiu-Hoa Shu Lee, Dr. Lee matriculated at the University of California, Berkeley, to earn a BA, magna cum laude, in 1989. He earned an MD from UCLA in 1993 with a Dean's Scholar Award and became a resident in the neurosurgery department of the Jackson Memorial Medical Center at the University of Miami. While serving his residency, Dr. Lee joined the medical response team for Championship Auto Racing Team from 1995 to 1999. He also joined the editorial review board for The Spine, and has since contributed to numerous publications and textbook chapters.
In 1999, Dr. Lee moved to New York, where he accepted the position of attending neurosurgeon at Westchester Medical Center. In 2001, he became chief of neurosurgery at St. John's Riverside, and in 2005, he added the role of teacher to his curriculum vitae with a clinical assistant professor position at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Lee is a decisive physician, and had the privilege of working with dedicated neurosurgeons who inspired him to a sense of belonging in the field. He feels most fortunate when he is able to share the good news of a successful surgery with the patient and their family.
Since 2010, Dr. Lee has been on the New York State Department of Health Board for Professional Medical Conduct. He has also received a 2009 Congressional Recognition Award. He has served with the board of Hudson Doctors IPA since 2014, the credentials committee of Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, New York from 2001to 2016, and has acted as a special adviser to Osprey Biomedical as well as consultant to Zimmer. Dr. Lee also lends his expertise to the Medical Society of the State of New York as a ninth district councilor, and has been professionally affiliated with the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Westchester County Medical Society, and the Medical Society of the State of New York in various committees. He served as president of the Westchester Academy of Medicine from 2014 to 2015, and as president of the Westchester County Medical Society from 1212 to 2013. In addition, Dr. Lee retains memberships with the American College of Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the North America Spine Society, Phi Beta Kappa, and Golden Key.
For achievements in neurosurgery and health administration, Dr. Lee was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and two volumes of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare from 2009 to 2012. He enjoys collecting movie posters, swimming, tennis, and target shooting.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Lee has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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