Personal HistoryMedical School: Washington University, Saint Louis
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, General Surgery
Fellowship: Lunds Universitet, UMAS, Malmo, Sweden, Endovascular Surgery/Interventional Radiology
Residency: Duke University, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellowship: Duke University, Aortic, heart transplantation, and mechanical assist devices
Research InterestsDevelopment of new stent-graft technology
Clinical SpecialityAdult cardiac surgery; Surgery of the thoracic aorta including aneurysms and dissections using open, hybrid, and endovascular approaches; minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
D. Glower, T. Lee, B. Desai. Aortic Valve Replacement via Right Mini-Thoracotomy in 306 Consecutive Patients. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery: Sep/Oct 2010,5(5):pp326-330.
T. Lee, B. Desai, D. Glower, C. Milano, J. Jaggers. Comparison of Mini-Thoracotomy versus Sternotomy in 304 Consecutive Tricuspid Valve Operations. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery:Jan/Feb 2010, Volume 5(1):pp3-6.
N. Andersen, J. Dubose, A. Shah, T. Lee, S. Wechsler, G. Hughes. Thoracic Endografting in a Patient with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Presenting as a Descending Thoracic Aneurysm. J. Vascular Surgery 2010, Volume 51:pp 468-70.
T. Lee, B. Desai, D. Glower. Results of 141 Consecutive Minimally Invasive Tricuspid Valve Operations: An Eleven-Year Experience. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2009, Volume 88 (6):pp 1845-1850.
T. Kolbel, T. Lee, K. Ivancev, T. Resch, B. Sonesson, M. Malina. In-situ Bending of a Thoracic Stent-graft: A Proposed Novel Technique to Improve Thoracic Endograft Seal. J. Endovascular Therapy 2008, Volume 15:pp 62-66.
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