In August of 2015, Dr. Lee performed the 1,000th Gamma Knife case at Vidant Medical Center.
GREENVILLE, NC, April 25, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kenneth Stuart Lee, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. 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.
Celebrating his 29th year of teaching at the Brody School of Medicine of East Carolina University in Greenville just this year, Dr. Lee is a neurosurgeon and longtime adjunct associate professor of health education and clinical professor of neurosurgery. First hired as an assistant clinical professor of neurosurgery in 1989, he is board-certified in neurological surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Responsible for conducting an extensive amount of research on the efficacy of certain surgical procedures, particularly carotid endarterectomy in the prevention of strokes, Dr. Lee is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Vidant Health and the major teaching hospital of the Brody School of Medicine.
Dr. Lee earned his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University in 1977, followed by an MD with honors at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in 1981, and internship and residency in neurosurgery at Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, between 1981 and 1988. He then spent a year as a neurovascular fellow at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ, prior to beginning his teaching career.
In August of 2015, Dr. Lee performed the 1,000th Gamma Knife case at Vidant Medical Center. The Gamma Knife machine, only one of two in the state of North Carolina, offers non-invasive treatment of brain disorders, such as metastatic brain tumors, meningiomas, trigeminal neuralgia and vascular malformations. The Gamma Knife allows physicians to accurately perform stereotactic radiosurgery, which is a significant technological advancement in the treatment of brain tumors and other neurological disorders.
Serving as an associate editor for "Current Surgery" since 1990, Dr. Lee has contributed more than 30 articles to various academic journals, as well as chapters to six books, in his area of expertise. He is also an elected fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow and member of the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association, member and former president and secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina Neurosurgical Society, and member of several other professional organizations. Furthermore, he spent six years as a member of the Ethicon Neurosurgical Advisory Panel from 1989 to 1995. Married to Cynthia Jane Anderson since 1981 with two sons, Dr. Lee has been cited in nearly every edition of Who's Who in America since 1994, as well as various editions of Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Kenneth Stuart Lee, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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