About Daniel Lee, MD

Dr. Daniel Lee is a fellowship-trained pediatric and adult ear and skull base surgeon. His primary clinical focus is on cochlear implant surgery for infants, children, and adults.

As Director of the Wilson Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) program based at Mass. Eye and Ear and Mass General, Dr. Lee and his team works with infants and children and their families as well as adults who are deaf and cannot receive cochlear implants. Specifically, his program cares for children and adults with Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) who are deaf from bilateral vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas) as well as children and adults who are deaf from scarred inner ears or absent or damaged auditory nerves. 

Dr. Lee has an international referral center for the diagnosis and management of superior canal dehiscence syndrome and offers both minimally invasive endoscopic-assisted middle fossa craniotomy and transmastoid SCD repair options to patients with disabling auditory and/or balance symptoms. 

Finally, Dr. Lee has developed a center of excellence for minimally invasive transcanal endoscopic ear surgery techniques in children and adults with cholesteatoma and chronic infections.

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Mass Eye and Ear
243 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-523-7900

Medical Education

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neurotology, American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology

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