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Hanmin Lee, M.D.

Director of the Fetal Treatment Center

Dr. Hanmin Lee is director of the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center and surgeon in chief of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He specializes in minimally invasive, fetal and neonatal surgery; bile disorders in infants and children; and the treatment of life-threatening congenital anomalies.

Lee is a professor of clinical surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at UCSF, and co-investigator on a number of surgical clinical trials. His interests in research include tissue engineering, blood vessel development and liver regeneration. Lee earned a medical degree at New York University Medical School where he completed general surgery training. He also completed training in pediatric surgery at Emory University and postdoctoral research fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University.

Clinics

Fetal Treatment Center
400 Parnassus Ave., A-123
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-0445
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Hanmin Lee

Additional Languages

French
Korean

Education

New York University School of Medicine 1991

Residencies

New York University Medical Center, Surgery 1992

Fellowships

Boston Children's Hospital, Tissue Engineering 1996
Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University, Pediatric Surgery 2000

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lee H, Bebbington M, Crombleholme TM. The North American Fetal Therapy Network Registry data on outcomes of radiofrequency ablation for twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2013; 33(4):224-9.
  2. Lee H. Fetal surgery is a multidisciplinary field that relies on the participation and expertise of a variety of clinicians and support staff. Preface. Clin Perinatol. 2009 Jun; 36(2):xv-xvi.
  3. Clifton MS, Harrison MR, Ball R, Lee H. Fetoscopic transuterine release of posterior urethral valves: a new technique. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008; 23(2):89-94.
  4. Crombleholme TM, Shera D, Lee H, Johnson M, D'Alton M, Porter F, Chyu J, Silver R, Abuhamad A, Saade G, Shields L, Kauffman D, Stone J, Albanese CT, Bahado-Singh R, Ball RH, Bilaniuk L, Coleman B, Farmer D, Feldstein V, Harrison MR, Hedrick H, Livingston J, Lorenz RP, Miller DA, Norton ME, Polzin WJ, Robinson JN, Rychik J, Sandberg PL, Seri I, Simon E, Simpson LL, Yedigarova L, Wilson RD, Young B. A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial of amnioreduction vs selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for the treatment of severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 197(4):396.e1-9.
  5. Vu L, Tsao K, Lee H, Nobuhara K, Farmer D, Harrison M, Goldstein RB. Characteristics of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations associated with nonimmune hydrops and outcome. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Aug; 42(8):1351-6.
  6. Yang SH, Nobuhara KK, Keller RL, Ball RH, Goldstein RB, Feldstein VA, Callen PW, Filly RA, Farmer DL, Harrison MR, Lee H. Reliability of the lung-to-head ratio as a predictor of outcome in fetuses with isolated left congenital diaphragmatic hernia at gestation outside 24-26 weeks. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul; 197(1):30.e1-7.
  7. Clifton MS, Pelayo JC, Cortes RA, Grethel EJ, Wagner AJ, Lee H, Harrison MR, Farmer DL, Nobuhara KK. Surgical treatment of childhood recurrent pancreatitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Jul; 42(7):1203-7.

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.