Cortney Y Lee, MD

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas

General Surgery Residency, University of Kentucky

Endocrine Surgery Fellowship
Scott & White Clinic
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Temple, Texas

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery

Surgical Interests
In-office ultrasound & FNA of thyroid nodules
Advanced thyroid cancer management
Surgical treatment of Graves disease
Minimally invasive parathyroid & adrenal surgery

PubMed Publications: 

  • Ward, N.D.;Lee, C.Y.;Lee, J.T.;Sloan, D.A. "Esophageal fistula complicating thyroid lobectomy." Journal of surgical case reports 2015, 1 (2015): [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Lee, C.Y.;Long, K.L.;Eldridge, R.J.;Davenport, D.L.;Sloan, D.A. "Preoperative laryngoscopy in thyroid surgery: Do patients' subjective voice complaints matter?" Surgery 156, 6 (2014): 1477-82; discussion 1482-3. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Sloan, D.A.;Davenport, D.L.;Eldridge, R.J.;Lee, C.Y. "Surgeon-driven thyroid interrogation of patients presenting with primary hyperparathyroidism." Journal of the American College of Surgeons 218, 4 (2014): 674-83. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Long, K.L.;Lee, C.Y.;Ramaiah, C.;Sloan, D.A. "Intrapericardial parathyroid adenoma‚Ć." Journal of surgical case reports 2013, 8 (2013): [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Lee, C.Y.;Snyder, S.K.;Lairmore, T.C.;Dupont, S.C.;Jupiter, D.C. "Utility of surgeon-performed ultrasound assessment of the lateral neck for metastatic papillary thyroid cancer." Journal of oncology 2012, (2012): 973124. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Lee, C.Y.;Bernard, A.C.;Fryman, L.;Coughenour, J.;Costich, J.;Boulanger, B.;Chang, P.;Kearney, P.A. "Imaging may delay transfer of rural trauma victims: a survey of referring physicians." The Journal of trauma 65, 6 (2008): 1359-63. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Carrick, M.M.;Tyroch, A.H.;Youens, C.A.;Handley, T. "Subsequent development of thrombocytopenia and coagulopathy in moderate and severe head injury: support for serial laboratory examination." The Journal of trauma 58, 4 (2005): 725-9; discussion 729-30. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]