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James C. Lee


Oncologist and melanoma specialist
Cancer immunotherapy expert

Dr. James C. Lee is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with advanced melanoma or other skin cancers.

Lee has more than a decade of research experience in cancer immunotherapy, focusing on understanding how the body's complex network of immune-regulatory processes influences the efficacy of these therapies. His goal is to design better treatment strategies that will enhance response while minimizing side effects.

Lee earned his medical degree at Yale School of Medicine, where he also earned a master's degree in health sciences, with a focus on cancer immunology. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF.

  • Education

    Yale School of Medicine, 2009

    Yale School of Medicine, MS, Cancer Immunology, 2009

  • Residencies

    Mount Sinai Health System, Internal Medicine, 2012

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Hematology and Oncology, 2017

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine