Cortney Y Lee, MD

Bio / Education: 

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

Residency
General Surgery Residency, University of Kentucky

Fellowship
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 ]
  • Wang, Y.C.;Stein, J.W.;Lynch, C.L.;Tran, H.T.;Lee, C.Y.;Coleman, R.;Hatch, A.;Antontsev, V.G.;Chy, H.S.;O'Brien, C.M.;Murthy, S.K.;Laslett, A.L.;Peterson, S.E.;Loring, J.F. "Glycosyltransferase ST6GAL1 contributes to the regulation of pluripotency in human pluripotent stem cells." Scientific reports 5, (2015): 13317. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Medema, M.H.;Kottmann, R.;Yilmaz, P.;Cummings, M.;Biggins, J.B.;Blin, K.;Bruijn, I.;Chooi, Y.H.;Claesen, J.;Coates, R.C.;Cruz-Morales, P.;Duddela, S.;Düsterhus, S.;Edwards, D.J.;Fewer, D.P.;Garg, N.;Geiger, C.;Gomez-Escribano, J.P.;Greule, A.;Hadjithomas, M.;Haines, A.S.;Helfrich, E.J.;Hillwig, M.L.;Ishida, K.;Jones, A.C.;Jones, C.S.;Jungmann, K.;Kegler, C.;Kim, H.U.;Kötter, P.;Krug, D.;Masschelein, J.;Melnik, A.V.;Mantovani, S.M.;Monroe, E.A.;Moore, M.;Moss, N.;Nützmann, H.W.;Pan, G.;Pati, A.;Petras, D.;Reen, F.J.;Rosconi, F.;Rui, Z.;Tian, Z.;Tobias, N.J.;Tsunematsu, Y.;Wiemann, P.;Wyckoff, E.;Yan, X.;Yim, G.;Yu, F.;Xie, Y.;Aigle, B.;Apel, A.K.;Balibar, C.J.;Balskus, E.P.;Barona-Gómez, F.;Bechthold, A.;Bode, H.B.;Borriss, R.;Brady, S.F.;Brakhage, A.A.;Caffrey, P.;Cheng, Y.Q.;Clardy, J.;Cox, R.J.;De Mot, R.;Donadio, S.;Donia, M.S.;Donk, W.A.;Dorrestein, P.C.;Doyle, S.;Driessen, A.J.;Ehling-Schulz, M.;Entian, K.D.;Fischbach, M.A.;Gerwick, L.;Gerwick, W.H.;Gross, H.;Gust, B.;Hertweck, C.;Höfte, M.;Jensen, S.E.;Ju, J.;Katz, L.;Kaysser, L.;Klassen, J.L.;Keller, N.P.;Kormanec, J.;Kuipers, O.P.;Kuzuyama, T.;Kyrpides, N.C.;Kwon, H.J.;Lautru, S.;Lavigne, R.;Lee, C.Y.;Linquan, B.;Liu, X.;Liu, W.;Luzhetskyy, A.;Mahmud, T.;Mast, Y.;Méndez, C.;Metsä-Ketelä, M.;Micklefield, J.;Mitchell, D.A.;Moore, B.S.;Moreira, L.M.;Müller, R.;Neilan, B.A.;Nett, M.;Nielsen, J.;O'Gara, F.;Oikawa, H.;Osbourn, A.;Osburne, M.S.;Ostash, B.;Payne, S.M.;Pernodet, J.L.;Petricek, M.;Piel, J.;Ploux, O.;Raaijmakers, J.M.;Salas, J.A.;Schmitt, E.K.;Scott, B.;Seipke, R.F.;Shen, B.;Sherman, D.H.;Sivonen, K.;Smanski, M.J.;Sosio, M.;Stegmann, E.;Süssmuth, R.D.;Tahlan, K.;Thomas, C.M.;Tang, Y.;Truman, A.W.;Viaud, M.;Walton, J.D.;Walsh, C.T.;Weber, T.;Wezel, G.P.;Wilkinson, B.;Willey, J.M.;Wohlleben, W.;Wright, G.D.;Ziemert, N.;Zhang, C.;Zotchev, S.B.;Breitling, R.;Takano, E.;Glöckner, F.O. "Minimum Information about a Biosynthetic Gene cluster." Nature chemical biology 11, 9 (2015): 625-31. [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†." 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 ]