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Brian Lee, M.D.

Kidney specialist


Connie Frank Transplant Center at UCSF
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8381

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland 2000


MetroHealth Medical Center 2005


University Hospital Case Medical Center 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Idring S, Lundberg M, Sturm H, Dalman C, Gumpert C, Rai D, Lee BK, Magnusson C. Changes in prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in 2001-2011: findings from the stockholm youth cohort. J Autism Dev Disord. 2015 Jun; 45(6):1766-73.
  2. Rosen BN, Lee BK, Lee NL, Yang Y, Burstyn I. Maternal Smoking and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-analysis. J Autism Dev Disord. 2015 Jun; 45(6):1689-98.
  3. Lee BK, McGrath JJ. Advancing parental age and autism: multifactorial pathways. Trends Mol Med. 2015 Feb; 21(2):118-25.
  4. DeVilbiss EA, Lee BK. Brief report: trends in u.s. National autism awareness from 2004 to 2014: the impact of national autism awareness month. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Dec; 44(12):3271-3.
  5. Gidaya NB, Lee BK, Burstyn I, Yudell M, Mortensen EL, Newschaffer CJ. In utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk for autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Oct; 44(10):2558-67.
  6. Park BY, Lee BK. Use of meconium in perinatal epidemiology: potential benefits and pitfalls. Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Dec; 24(12):878-81.
  7. Lee BK, Magnusson C, Gardner RM, Blomström Å, Newschaffer CJ, Burstyn I, Karlsson H, Dalman C. Maternal hospitalization with infection during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorders. Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Feb; 44:100-5.
  8. Pan S, Stutzbach J, Reichwein S, Lee BK, Dahodwala N. Knowledge and attitudes about Parkinson's disease among a diverse group of older adults. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2014 Sep; 29(3):339-52.
  9. Rosso AL, Lee BK, Stefanick ML, Kroenke CH, Coker LH, Woods NF, Michael YL. Caregiving Frequency and Physical Function: The Women's Health Initiative. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 Feb; 70(2):210-5.
  10. Mirza A, Mirza JB, Lee BK, Adhya S, Litwa J, Lorenzana DJ. An anatomical basis for endoscopic cubital tunnel release and associated clinical outcomes. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jul; 39(7):1363-9.
  11. Goldstein ND, Tager-Flusberg H, Lee BK. Mapping collaboration networks in the world of autism research. Autism Res. 2015 Feb; 8(1):1-8.
  12. Fan J, Lee BK, Wikman AT, Johansson S, Reilly M. Associations of Rhesus and non-Rhesus maternal red blood cell alloimmunization with stillbirth and preterm birth. Int J Epidemiol. 2014 Aug; 43(4):1123-31.
  13. Goldstein ND, Auchincloss AH, Lee BK. A no-cost geocoding strategy using R. Epidemiology. 2014 Mar; 25(2):311-3.
  14. Idring S, Magnusson C, Lundberg M, Ek M, Rai D, Svensson AC, Dalman C, Karlsson H, Lee BK. Parental age and the risk of autism spectrum disorders: findings from a Swedish population-based cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2014 Feb; 43(1):107-15.
  15. Blomström Å, Karlsson H, Svensson A, Frisell T, Lee BK, Dal H, Magnusson C, Dalman C. Hospital admission with infection during childhood and risk for psychotic illness--a population-based cohort study. Schizophr Bull. 2014 Nov; 40(6):1518-25.
  16. Mirza A, Mirza JB, Shin AY, Lorenzana DJ, Lee BK, Izzo B. In reply. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Dec; 38(12):2519.
  17. Ng TH, Mossey JM, Lee BK. Total blood mercury levels and depression among adults in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2008. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e79339.
  18. Stuart EA, Lee BK, Leacy FP. Prognostic score-based balance measures can be a useful diagnostic for propensity score methods in comparative effectiveness research. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug; 66(8 Suppl):S84-S90.e1.
  19. Mirza A, Mirza JB, Shin AY, Lorenzana DJ, Lee BK, Izzo B. Isolated lunotriquetral ligament tears treated with ulnar shortening osteotomy. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug; 38(8):1492-7.
  20. Rai D, Lee BK, Dalman C, Golding J, Lewis G, Magnusson C. Parental depression, maternal antidepressant use during pregnancy, and risk of autism spectrum disorders: population based case-control study. BMJ. 2013; 346:f2059.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.