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Associate Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Neurology Director, Interventional Neuroradiology

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Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD
Seon-Kyu Lee, MD, PhD, is an expert in interventional and diagnostic neuroradiology. He specializes in neurointerventional procedures (neuroendovascular surgery), including vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty for painful vertebral fractures, intracranial aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, carotid artery stenting, intracranial stenosis management, tumor embolization, percutaneous sclerotherapy, intractable nose bleeding treatment and other craniofacial neurointerventional procedures. Dr. Lee's goal is to improve quality of care, improve patient safety and facilitate patient education. He devotes special attention to helping patients understand the benefits of preventative screenings and the results of possible treatment options.

Dr. Lee has participated in multiple national and international clinical trials that focus on the neurointerventional managements. He was the principal investigator of the University of Toronto for the CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy and Stenting Trial), and the Principal Investigator of Lahey Clinic Medical Center for the IMS-III (Interventional Management of Stroke III), both of them received funding from the National Institute of Health. His research also focuses on stroke prevention and diagnosis.

An accomplished author, Dr. Lee has published more than 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-written numerous chapters for leading radiology and neurosurgery textbooks. In addition, he frequently delivers presentations on intracranial angioplasty and interventional neuroradiology at national and international conferences.

Areas of Expertise


Seoul National University

Additional Education

  • Internship: Seuol National University
  • Residency: Seuol National University
  • Fellowship: The University Health Network
  • Fellowship: The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Additional Graduate Degree(s): MS, Seuol National University
  • Additional Graduate Degree: PhD, Seuol National University

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Heart Association
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Massachusetts Medical Association
  • Korean Society of PACS
  • Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound
  • Korean Society of Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Radiology
  • Korean Radiological Society
  • Korean Medical Association
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • American Stroke Association
  • American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology
  • World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1997

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean