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Vincente G. Lee, M.D.


EDUCATION
Fellowship
July 2007 - June 2008
Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Southern California
LosAngeles, California
 
Residency
July 2004 - June 2007
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Loma Linda Medical Center
Loma Linda, California

Residency
July 1999 - June 2004

General Surgery
State University of New York HSC
Brooklyn, New York


Research Fellowship
July 1997 - June 1999
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Research
July 1997 - December 2001
Role of iNOS in Partial Hepatic Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, The Elucidation of the Inflammatory Response Injury, Pathway following Hemorrhagic Shock
July 1990 - June 1991 Urinary Eicosanoids and the Assessment of Glomerular Inflammation
July 1989 - June 1990 Manipulation of the Acute Inflammatory Response by Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Modulation

Medical
August 1991 - June 1995
Medical Doctor
Howard University College of Medicine,
Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate
August 1987 - June 1991
Bachelor of Arts
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Major: Biological Sciences

HONORS & AWARDS
1987-1988: Undergraduate Academic Performance Award, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1987-1991: Covenant Undergraduate Academic Scholarship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1990-1991: National Institutes of Health Research Award, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1993-1995: Howard University College of Medicine Academic Scholarship, Washington, DC
STAFF APPOINTMENTS
Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott, AZ
Kingman Regional Medical Center, Kingman, AZ
St. Vincent's Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Surgery 2005
American Board of Thoracic Surgery 2009
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE
California Medical Board # A86132
New York State Medical Board # 229330
Arizona Medical Board # 41306
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Associate Fellow American College of Surgeons
PUBLICATIONS
Lefkowith JB, Morrison A, Lee V, Rogers M. Manipulation of the Acute Inflammatory Response by Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Modulation. J Immunol 1990; 145:1523-1529.

Lefkowtih JB, Pippin J, Nagamatsu T, Lee V. Urinary Eicosanoids and the Assessment of Glomerular Inflammation. J Am Soc Nephrol 1992; 2:1560-1567.

Lee VG, Johnson M, Baust J, Laubach V, Watkins S, Billiar T. The Roles of iNOS in Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury. Shock 2001; 16 (5) 1330-1336.
PRESENTATIONS
1991: Urinary Eicosanoids and the Assessment of Glomerular Inflammation, AAP, ASCI, AFCR National Meeting

1998: Rapid Upregulation of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression Increases Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in the Liver, Association for Academic Surgery

2006: Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation, Loma Linda University, Departmental Presentation

2007: Esophageal Tumors, USC Cardiothoracic Surgery, Departmental Presentation

2008: Penetrating Cardiac Injury, USC+LAC Cardiothoracic Surgery, Departmental Presentation

2008: Surgical Ventricular Restoration, USC Cardiothoracic Surgery, Departmental Presentation
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