A/Prof James Lee FRACS PhD FACS

Specialist General & Endocrine Surgeon – Alfred Health, Monash Health & Epworth HealthCare

A/Prof James Lee is a General Surgeon specialising in Endocrine Surgery, based in Melbourne. His interests include all aspects of thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery and adrenal surgery.

James completed training in General Surgery at the Austin Hospital, and qualified as a General Surgeon in 2010. After obtaining the specialist qualification, he underwent further training in Endocrine Surgery, both at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne and the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, where he undertook the T.S. Reeve International Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery.

In 2014, James completed his thesis on microRNA biomarkers for papillary thyroid cancer, and was awarded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by the University of Sydney. James was a past recipient of the RACS Senior Lecturer Fellowship, and his current research is supported by The Aftershock Foundation. James is a co-editor of the Endocrine Surgery Section of the ANZ Journal of Surgery, and co-chair of the Developing a Career and skills in Academic Surgery (DCAS) Course. He is dedicated to the training of the next generation of surgeons through his involvement with the teaching hospitals.