Richard Lee

Richard S. Lee, MD

Associate in Urology; Director, Urologic Oncology; Co-Director, Urologic Trauma

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7796

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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended Testicles

Departments

  • Urology

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Andrology Program
  • Robotic Surgery Program
  • Neurourology Program
  • Center for Perinatal Urology
  • Urodynamics
  • Urologic Tumors Program
  • Voiding Improvement Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Princeton University, 1994

Princeton, NJ

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College Thomas Jefferson University, 1998

Philadelphia, PA

Internship, Surgery

University of Washington, 1998-1999

Seattle, WA

Residency, Surgery

University of Washington, 1999-2000

Seattle, WA

Residency, Urology

University of Washington, 2000-2003

Seattle, WA

Residency, Chief Urology Resident

University of Washington, 2003-2004

Seattle, WA

Fellowship, Pediatric Urology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2004-2007

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology and Pediatric Urology

Publications

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  1. Zhou H, Morley S, Kostel S, Freeman MR, Joshi V, Brewster D, Lee RS. Universal Solid-Phase Reversible Sample-Prep for Concurrent Proteome and N-Glycome Characterization. J Proteome Res. 2016 Mar 4; 15(3):891-9.
  2. Cornejo KM, Frazier L, Lee RS, Kozakewich HP, Young RH. Yolk Sac Tumor of the Testis in Infants and Children: A Clinicopathologic Analysis of 33 Cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Aug; 39(8):1121-31.
  3. Vivante A, Kleppa MJ, Schulz J, Kohl S, Sharma A, Chen J, Shril S, Hwang DY, Weiss AC, Kaminski MM, Shukrun R, Kemper MJ, Lehnhardt A, Beetz R, Sanna-Cherchi S, Verbitsky M, Gharavi AG, Stuart HM, Feather SA, Goodship JA, Goodship TH, Woolf AS, Westra SJ, Doody DP, Bauer SB, Lee RS, Adam RM, Lu W, Reutter HM, Kehinde EO, Mancini EJ, Lifton RP, Tasic V, Lienkamp SS, Jüppner H, Kispert A, Hildebrandt F. Mutations in TBX18 Cause Dominant Urinary Tract Malformations via Transcriptional Dysregulation of Ureter Development. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Aug 6; 97(2):291-301.
  4. Zhou H, Warren PG, Froehlich JW, Lee RS. Dual modifications strategy to quantify neutral and sialylated N-glycans simultaneously by MALDI-MS. Anal Chem. 2014 Jul 1; 86(13):6277-84.
  5. Lee RS. Can we do better? J Urol. 2014 Apr; 191(4):893-4.
  6. Paltiel HJ, Estrada CR, Alomari AI, Stamoulis C, Passerotti CC, Meral FC, Lee RS, Clement GT. Multi-planar dynamic contrast-enhanced ultrasound assessment of blood flow in a rabbit model of testicular torsion. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Feb; 40(2):361-70.
  7. Zhou H, Froehlich JW, Briscoe AC, Lee RS. The GlycoFilter: a simple and comprehensive sample preparation platform for proteomics, N-glycomics and glycosylation site assignment. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2981-91.
  8. Froehlich JW, Vaezzadeh AR, Kirchner M, Briscoe AC, Hofmann O, Hide W, Steen H, Lee RS. An in-depth comparison of the male pediatric and adult urinary proteomes. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 May; 1844(5):1044-50.
  9. Serang O, Froehlich JW, Muntel J, McDowell G, Steen H, Lee RS, Steen JA. SweetSEQer, simple de novo filtering and annotation of glycoconjugate mass spectra. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Jun; 12(6):1735-40.
  10. Froehlich JW, Dodds ED, Wilhelm M, Serang O, Steen JA, Lee RS. A classifier based on accurate mass measurements to aid large scale, unbiased glycoproteomics. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Apr; 12(4):1017-25.
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  12. Zhou H, Briscoe AC, Froehlich JW, Lee RS. PNGase F catalyzes de-N-glycosylation in a domestic microwave. Anal Biochem. 2012 Aug 1; 427(1):33-5.
  13. Routh JC, Grant FD, Kokorowski PJ, Nelson CP, Fahey FH, Treves ST, Lee RS. Economic and radiation costs of initial imaging approaches after a child's first febrile urinary tract infection. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jan; 51(1):23-30.
  14. Routh JC, Grant FD, Kokorowski P, Lee RS, Fahey FH, Treves ST, Nelson CP. Costs and consequences of universal sibling screening for vesicoureteral reflux: decision analysis. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov; 126(5):865-71.
  15. Vaezzadeh AR, Briscoe AC, Steen H, Lee RS. One-step sample concentration, purification, and albumin depletion method for urinary proteomics. J Proteome Res. 2010 Nov 5; 9(11):6082-9.
  16. Passerotti CC, Kalish LA, Chow J, Passerotti AM, Recabal P, Cendron M, Lee RS, Lopez AB, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. The predictive value of the first postnatal ultrasound in children with antenatal hydronephrosis. J Pediatr Urol. 2011 Apr; 7(2):128-36.
  17. Gong EM, Arellano CM, Chow JS, Lee RS. Sonourethrogram to manage adolescent anterior urethral stricture. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4 Suppl):1699-702.
  18. Routh JC, Lee RS, Chow JS. Radiation dose and screening for vesicoureteral reflux. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Feb; 194(2):W243.
  19. Lee RS, Sethi AS, Passerotti CC, Peters CA. Robot-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy and contralateral ureteral reimplantation in children. J Endourol. 2010 Jan; 24(1):123-8.
  20. Drzewiecki BA, Kelly PR, Marinaccio B, Borer JG, Estrada CR, Lee RS, Bauer SB. Biofeedback training for lower urinary tract symptoms: factors affecting efficacy. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):2050-5.
  21. Passerotti C, Chow JS, Silva A, Schoettler CL, Rosoklija I, Perez-Rossello J, Cendron M, Cilento BG, Lee RS, Nelson CP, Estrada CR, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Diamond DA, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1829-34.
  22. Estrada CR, Passerotti CC, Graham DA, Peters CA, Bauer SB, Diamond DA, Cilento BG, Borer JG, Cendron M, Nelson CP, Lee RS, Zhou J, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Nomograms for predicting annual resolution rate of primary vesicoureteral reflux: results from 2,462 children. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4):1535-41.
  23. Vaezzadeh AR, Steen H, Freeman MR, Lee RS. Proteomics and opportunities for clinical translation in urological disease. J Urol. 2009 Sep; 182(3):835-43.
  24. Lee RS. Biomarkers for pediatric urological disease. Curr Opin Urol. 2009 Jul; 19(4):397-401.
  25. Lee RS, Diamond DA. Perinatal Urology. Pediatric Nephrology Ellis Avner and William Harmon, editors. 2009.
  26. Cannon GM, Jr., Lee RS. Pediatric Laparoscopic Nephrectomy / Partial Nephrectomy. Glenn’s Urologic Surgery Sam Graham and Thomas Keane, editors . 2009.
  27. Lee RS, Sethi AS, Passerotti CC, Retik AB, Borer JG, Nguyen HT, Peters CA. Robot assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a viable and safe option in children. J Urol. 2009 Feb; 181(2):823-8; discussion 828-9.
  28. Lee RS, Monigatti F, Briscoe AC, Waldon Z, Freeman MR, Steen H. Optimizing sample handling for urinary proteomics. J Proteome Res. 2008 Sep; 7(9):4022-30.
  29. Lee RS, Retik AB. Does the Deflux procedure reduce the incidence of urinary tract infections in children with vesicoureteral reflux? Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2008 Apr; 5(4):182-3.
  30. Lee RS, Monigatti F, Lutchman M, Patterson T, Budnik B, Steen JA, Freeman MR, Steen H. Temporal variations of the postnatal rat urinary proteome as a reflection of systemic maturation. Proteomics. 2008 Mar; 8(5):1097-112.
  31. Passerotti CC, Nguyen HT, Lais A, Dunning P, Harrell B, Estrada C, Lee R, Retik AB, Peters CA. Robot-assisted laparoscopic ileal bladder augmentation: defining techniques and potential pitfalls. J Endourol. 2008 Feb; 22(2):355-60.
  32. Herrin JT, Lee RS. Obstruction of the Urinary Tract, including Hydronephrosis. Hansen AR, Puder M, editors. Manual of Neonatal Surgical Intensive Care. 2008.
  33. Passerotti CC, Nguyen HT, Eisner BH, Lee RS, Peters CA. Laparoscopic reoperative pediatric pyeloplasty with robotic assistance. J Endourol. 2007 Oct; 21(10):1137-40.
  34. Lee RS, Passerotti CC, Cendron M, Estrada CR, Borer JG, Peters CA. Early results of robot assisted laparoscopic lithotomy in adolescents. J Urol. 2007 Jun; 177(6):2306-9; discussion 2309-10.
  35. Lee RS, Bakthavatsalam R, Marsh CL, Kuhr CS. Ureteral complications in renal transplantation: a comparison of the Lich-Gregoir versus the Taguchi technique. Transplant Proc. 2007 Jun; 39(5):1461-4.
  36. Lee RS, Monigatti F, Briscoe AC, Budnik BA, Steen AJ, Freeman MR, Steen H. Determining the optimal method of extracting proteins from urine for proteomic biomarker discovery. American Society of Mass Spectrometry. 2007.
  37. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Male Infertility. 2007.
  38. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Phimosis and Paraphimosis. 2007.
  39. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Priapism. 2007.
  40. Lee RS. Ask the Expert: Cystoscopy. 2007.
  41. Lee RS, Grady R, Joyner B, Casale P, Mitchell M. Can a complete primary repair approach be applied to cloacal exstrophy? J Urol. 2006 Dec; 176(6 Pt 1):2643-8.
  42. Budnik BA, Lee RS, Steen JA. Global methods for protein glycosylation analysis by mass spectrometry. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2006 Dec; 1764(12):1870-80.
  43. Lee RS, Diamond DA, Chow JS. Applying the ALARA concept to the evaluation of vesicoureteric reflux. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 Sep; 36 Suppl 2:185-91.
  44. Lee RS, Cendron M, Kinnamon DD, Nguyen HT. Antenatal hydronephrosis as a predictor of postnatal outcome: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2006 Aug; 118(2):586-93.
  45. Lee RS, Borer JG. Robotic surgery for ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Curr Opin Urol. 2006 Jul; 16(4):291-4.
  46. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Peyronies Disease. 2006.
  47. Lee RS. Ask the Expert: Radiation treatment and the bladder. 2006.
  48. Monigatti F, Budnik B, Lee RS, Patterson T, Steen J, Steen H. The SeqR – a software tool for the analysis of high accuracy mass spectral data. American Society of Mass Spectrometry,. 2006.
  49. Budnik B, Monigatti F, Lee RS, Patterson T, Steen J, Steen H. A proteomics platform based on spectrum alignment for de novo sequencing by LTQ FT MS. American Society of Mass Spectrometry. 2006.
  50. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Impotence. 2006.
  51. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Retrograde Ejaculation. 2006.
  52. Lee RS, Retik AB, Borer JG, Peters CA. Pediatric robot assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: comparison with a cohort of open surgery. J Urol. 2006 Feb; 175(2):683-7; discussion 687.
  53. Lee RS, Retik AB, Borer JG, Diamond DA, Peters CA. Pediatric retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison with an age matched cohort of open surgery. J Urol. 2005 Aug; 174(2):708-11; discussion 712.
  54. Shoji T, Wain JC, Houser SL, Benjamin LC, Johnston DR, Hoerbelt R, Hasse RS, Lee RS, Muniappan A, Guenther DA, Bravard MA, Ledgerwood LG, Sachs DH, Sayegh MH, Madsen JC, Allan JS. Indirect recognition of MHC class I allopeptides accelerates lung allograft rejection in miniature swine. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jul; 5(7):1626-34.
  55. Lee RS. Health A to Z: Epididymitis and Orchitis. 2005.
  56. Casale P, Grady RW, Lee RS, Joyner BD, Mitchell ME. Symptomatic refluxing distal ureteral stumps after nephroureterectomy and heminephroureterectomy. What should we do? J Urol. 2005 Jan; 173(1):204-6; discussion 206.
  57. Lee RS, Retik AR. Commentary on: Timing of Follow-up Voiding Cystourethrogram in Children with Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux: Development and Application of a Clinical Algorithm. American Journal of Urology Review. 2005; 3(11):481-3.
  58. Lee JH, Joo YD, Yim D, Lee R, Ostrander EA, Loretz C, Little MT, Storb R, Kuhr CS. Molecular cloning and characterization of canine ICOS. Genomics. 2004 Oct; 84(4):730-6.
  59. Dell'Agnola C, Wang Z, Storb R, Tapscott SJ, Kuhr CS, Hauschka SD, Lee RS, Sale GE, Zellmer E, Gisburne S, Bogan J, Kornegay JN, Cooper BJ, Gooley TA, Little MT. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation does not restore dystrophin expression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy dogs. Blood. 2004 Dec 15; 104(13):4311-8.
  60. Casale P, Feng WC, Grady RW, Joyner BD, Lee RS, Mitchell ME. Intracorporeal laparoscopic appendicovesicostomy: a case report of a novel approach. J Urol. 2004 May; 171(5):1899.
  61. Lee RS, Berger RE. Vasoepididymostomy. Graham SD, editor. Glenn's Urology Surgery. 2004; 455-461.
  62. Lee RS, Porter JR. Traumatic renal artery pseudoaneurysm: diagnosis and management techniques. J Trauma. 2003 Nov; 55(5):972-8.
  63. Lee RS, Kuhr CS, Sale GE, Zellmer E, Hogan WJ, Storb R, Little MT. FTY720 does not abrogate acute graft-versus-host disease in the dog leukocyte antigen-nonidentical unrelated canine model. Transplantation. 2003 Oct 27; 76(8):1155-8.
  64. Mezrich JD, Yamada K, Lee RS, Mawulawde K, Benjamin LC, Schwarze ML, Maloney ME, Amoah HC, Houser SL, Sachs DH, Madsen JC. Induction of tolerance to heart transplants by simultaneous cotransplantation of donor kidneys may depend on a radiation-sensitive renal-cell population. Transplantation. 2003 Aug 27; 76(4):625-31.
  65. Hogan WJ, Little MT, Zellmer E, Friedetzky A, Diaconescu R, Gisburne S, Lee R, Kuhr C, Storb R. Postgrafting immunosuppression with sirolimus and cyclosporine facilitates stable mixed hematopoietic chimerism in dogs given sublethal total body irradiation before marrow transplantation from DLA-identical littermates. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2003 Aug; 9(8):489-95.
  66. Lee RS, Marsh CL, Miller EA, Kuhr CS. Intermediate outcomes of dual renal allografts. Transplant Proc. 2003 Mar; 35(2):854-5.
  67. Lee RS, Miller E, Marsh CL, Kuhr CS. Intermediate outcomes of dual renal allografts: the University of Washington experience. J Urol. 2003 Mar; 169(3):855-8.
  68. Yunusov MY, Kuhr C, Georges GE, Sale GE, Spector M, Lesnikova M, Lee R, Little MT, Gass MJ, Weber K, Joslyn A, Storb R, Nash RA. Survival of small bowel transplants in canine mixed hematopoietic chimeras: preliminary results. Transplant Proc. 2002 Dec; 34(8):3366-7.
  69. Lee R, Storb R, Little MT, Joslyn A, Spector M, Kuhr CS. Percutaneous central dual-lumen catheter for apheresis in the canine. J Invest Surg. 2002 Nov-Dec; 15(6):337-41.
  70. Strichman-Almashanu LZ, Lee RS, Onyango PO, Perlman E, Flam F, Frieman MB, Feinberg AP. A genome-wide screen for normally methylated human CpG islands that can identify novel imprinted genes. Genome Res. 2002 Apr; 12(4):543-54.
  71. Lee R, Penson DF. Treatment outcomes in localized prostate cancer: a patient-oriented approach. Semin Urol Oncol. 2002 Feb; 20(1):63-73.
  72. Vaccaro AR, Ring D, Lee RS, Scuderi G, Garfin SR. Salvage anterior C1-C2 screw fixation and arthrodesis through the lateral approach in a patient with a symptomatic pseudoarthrosis. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 1997 May; 26(5):349-53.
  73. Lee RS, Vaccaro AR, Cotler JM. Cervical Orthoses: A biomechanical and functional review. Jefferson Orthopaedic J. 1995; 24:29-36.
  74. Lee RS. An Examination of the Application of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell for Cogeneration in a Hospital. 1994.
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