Sandy Lee, MD

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology (Clinician Educator) (Part-Time)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1500 San Pablo Street, 2nd Floor
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 8541
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    Title(s)Non-ACGME Breast Imaging Fellowship Director

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    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Resident of the Year
    Chief Resident, Radiology

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    Dr. Sandy Lee, M.D. grew up in Orange County, California. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley and then attended the Keck School of Medicine at USC for her medical degree. She then stayed at USC for her Diagnostic Radiology Residency where she served as Chief Resident. Following her residency, she continued her fellowship training at USC dedicated to Women’s Imaging.

    After training, she joined the faculty at the USC Keck School of Medicine in 2013. Dr. Lee is currently one of the faculty members in the Breast Imaging Division and serves as the Program Director for the Breast Imaging Fellowship. Being at USC in an academic setting allows her to contribute to medical student, resident and fellow education as this is one of her passions. She is also dedicated to serving a diverse patient population and providing high quality patient centered care when diagnosing and treating benign and malignant diseases of the breast.

    Dr. Lee specializes in all aspects of breast imaging including mammogram/tomosynthesis, ultrasound, and MRI interpretation and image guided procedures. She is a dedicated member of the breast imaging team who is actively involved in the research projects here at USC. Her areas of research interest and publications include contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the breast, breast MRI and digital breast tomosynthesis.

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    1. Imaging of Benign and Malignant Breast Lesions Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: A Pictorial Essay. Ultrasound Q. 2022 Mar 01; 38(1):2-12. Lee SC, Tchelepi H, Khadem N, Desai B, Yamashita M, Hovanessian-Larsen L. PMID: 35239626.
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    2. Accuracy of contrast-enhanced spectral mammography compared with MRI for invasive breast cancers: Prospective study in population of predominantly underrepresented minorities. Clin Imaging. 2021 Dec; 80:364-370. Lee SC, Hovanessian-Larsen L, Stahl D, Cen S, Lei X, Desai B, Yamashita M. PMID: 34509973.
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    3. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging of Breast Masses: Adjunct Tool to Decrease the Number of False-Positive Biopsy Results. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Sep; 38(9):2259-2273. Lee SC, Tchelepi H, Grant E, Desai B, Luo C, Groshen S, Hovanessian-Larsen L. PMID: 30597640; PMCID: PMC7735954.
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    4. Accuracy of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Compared With Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Assessing the Tumor Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 May; 36(5):901-911. Lee SC, Grant E, Sheth P, Garcia AA, Desai B, Ji L, Groshen S, Hwang D, Yamashita M, Hovanessian-Larsen L. PMID: 28150325; PMCID: PMC7710668.
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    5. ED breast cases and other breast emergencies. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):67-77. Khadem N, Reddy S, Lee S, Larsen L, Walker D. PMID: 26541875.
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    6. Radiologist's role in breast cancer staging: providing key information for clinicians. Radiographics. 2014 Mar-Apr; 34(2):330-42. Lee SC, Jain PA, Jethwa SC, Tripathy D, Yamashita MW. PMID: 24617682.
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    7. Imaging of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2006 Nov 15; 21(5):E4. Go JL, Lee SC, Kim PE. PMID: 17134120.
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