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Lisa Yee, MD, General Surgery, Duarte, CA, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center


General Surgery Duarte, CA


Professor, Surgery, City of Hope

Overview of Dr. Yee

Dr. Lisa Yee is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer and cancer prevention in Duarte, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital. She received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine and has been in practice 37 years. She specializes in breast surgical oncology and clinical and translational research in breast cancer prevention and symptom intervention. She has more than 70 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
    Mount Sinai Medical Center of FloridaResidency, Surgery, 1989 - 1993
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityResidency, Surgery, 1986 - 1989
  • Yale School of Medicine
    Yale School of MedicineClass of 1986
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 1987 - Present
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1996 - 2025
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1993 - 2016
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids Supplements In Women At High Risk For Breast CancerNational Center For Research Resources2007–2008
  • Her2/Neu And Dietary Fat: Interactions In Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute2005–2006
  • Fatty Acids And Ppars In Breast Cancer PreventionNational Cancer Institute2000–2005

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    Anthem KeyCare PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
    CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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