Overview

Dr. Susanna I. Lee is the Chief of Women's Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School.

Departments

Radiology

Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal and pelvic imaging
  • Oncologic imaging
  • Molecular imaging
  • Gynecologic imaging
  • Gynecologic cancers
  • Women's imaging
  • Genitourinary cancer imaging
  • Abdominal and pelvic MRI
  • PET / CT
  • Radiation safety
  • Advanced MR techniques
  • Advanced CT applications
  • Percutaneous Abdominal Interventions
  • Imaging
  • Radiology
Medical Education
  • PhD, Yale University
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Female

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Biography

Place of Birth: Seoul, Korea

Nationality: USA

Education:
BA Harvard University
MD Yale School of Medicine
PhD Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Postgraduate Training:
Resident in Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellow in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

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Dr. Lee area of clinical expertise  is in cancer imaging of the body using  all radiologic modalities, i.e. fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, MRI and PET. Her research contributions include original research on use of novel functional imaging modalities such as PET-CT, perfusion CT and diffusion MRI for gynecologic cancer care.  She has also reported investigations  on safe procedures for diagnostic imaging and image-guided interventions in pregnant women and in young adults. She is the author of the textbook titled Choosing the Correct Radiologic Test, a comprehensive case-based textbook that guides phyisicans on the apporopriate use of imaging exams in patient care. Her academic roles include primary investigator roles in NCI-funded multicenter clinical trials within ECOG-ACRIN and as Associate Editor of the journal Radiology.  She was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 2013 and has been named among the Boston's Top 100 Doctors every year since 2011.

Publications

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  1. Lee SI, Saokar A, Dreyer KJ, Weilburg JB, Thrall JH, Hahn PF. Does radiologist recommendation for follow-up with the same modality contribute significantly to high cost imaging volume? Radiology 2007;242:857-864.
  2. Sebastian S, Lee SI, Horowitz NS, Scott JA, Simeone JF, Fischman AJ, Fuller AF, Hahn PF. Comparison of hybrid PET-CT and sixteen-slice multidetector CT in detecting ovarian cancer recurrence. Abdom Imaging 2008; 33:112-118.
  3. Pandharipande PV, Choy G, Del Carmen M, Gazelle GS, Russell AH, Lee SI. MRI and PET/CT for triaging stage IB, clinically operable cervical cancer to appropriate therapy: a decision analysis to assess patient outcomes. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009; 192:802-814.
  4. Goldberg-Stein S, Liu B, Hahn PF, Lee SI.Body CT in pregnancy: utilization trends, exam indications and fetal radiation doses. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011; 196-146-151.
  5. Lee SI, Thrall JH.       Choosing the correct radiologic test. Springer, Heidelberg; 2012.
  6. Zondervan RL, Hahn PF, Sadow CA, Liu B, Lee SI. Body CT scanning in young adults: exam indications, patient outcomes and risk of radiation-induced cancer. Radiology. 2013:267:460-469.
  7. Lee SI, Catalano OA, Dehdashti F. Gynecologic cancer imaging with MRI, FDG PET-CT and PET-MR. J Nucl Med. 2015;56:436-443.
  8. Atri M, Zhang Z, Dehdashti F, Lee SI, Ali S, Koh WJ, Moore KN, Landrum LM, Kim JW, DiSilvestro PA, Eisenhauer EL, Schnell FM, Gold MA. Utility of PET-CT to evaluate retroperitoneal lymph node metastasis in advanced cervical cancer: results of ACRIN6671/GOG0233 trial. Gynecol Oncol. In press

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Contact

Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-643-2009
Fax: 617-726-4891

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