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Dr. Susanna I. Lee is the Chief of Women's Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School.
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Place of Birth: Seoul, Korea
Education:BA Harvard UniversityMD Yale School of MedicinePhD Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
Postgraduate Training:Resident in Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAFellow in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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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.
Six Mass General radiologists were recently inducted as American College of Radiology fellows, demonstrating a history of service and dedication to patients.
The underlying medical conditions facing young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) exams represent a significantly greater health risk than that of radiation-induced cancer from CT.
Radiologists' recommendations for followup imaging generated only 5.3 percent of chest and abdominal CT, brain and lumbar spine MRI and body PET exams, according to research performed at Mass General.
Melissa Leverett King is an active mom and teacher who lived with limiting discomfort and pain until she got treated for fibroids with UFE (uterine fibroid embolization).
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