About Grace C Lee, MD

Grace C. Lee, MD, is a general and colorectal surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and Salem Hospital. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed general surgery residency training at Mass General and her colorectal surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic before joining the faculty at Mass General.

Dr. Lee’s clinical expertise is in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, colorectal cancer, rectal prolapse, diverticulitis, fecal incontinence, and anorectal disease. She applies her advanced training in minimally invasive techniques to the care of her patients, offering laparoscopic and robotic colorectal procedures, transanal surgery, and endoscopic procedures. She also has expertise in complex open redo surgical procedures, enhanced recovery after surgery pathways, and sphincter preserving techniques for rectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Lee’s research focuses on improving postoperative outcomes after colorectal surgery, with a particular emphasis on patients with colorectal cancer, anal cancer, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease. She also studies how to optimize the care of older patients who undergo colorectal surgery. She has published in numerous academic journals and has presented her research at national meetings. She serves as a reviewer for Diseases of the Colon & Rectum and is an active member of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons and the Association for Academic Surgery. She is also dedicated to resident and medical student education, and has received the Mass General Surgery Resident Teaching Award.

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Locations

Mass General Surgery
55 Fruit St.
White Building
Suite 506
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-1768

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
102-104 Endicott St.
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6824

Salem Hospital
81 Highland Ave.
Salem, MA 01923
Phone: 978-882-6824

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic

American Board Certifications

  • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

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Research

Dr. Lee?s research focuses on improving postoperative outcomes after colorectal surgery, with a particular emphasis on patients with colorectal cancer, anal cancer, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn?s disease. She also studies how to optimize the care of older patients who undergo colorectal surgery. She completed research fellowships with the Harvard Catalyst Clinical & Translational Research Academy as well as the Advanced Aging Research Training Seminar Series. She has published in numerous academic journals and has presented her research at national meetings.

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