Lois Lee

Lois Lee, MD, MPH

Associate Physician in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6624
  • Fax: 617-730-0335

Medical Services


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Pediatrics


  • Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Philadelphia, PA

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 2001-2002

Boston, MA


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1996-1997

Philadelphia, PA

Residency, Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1997-1999

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital, 1999-2003

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


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  1. Monuteaux MC, Fleegler EW, Lee LK. A cross-sectional study of emergency care utilization and associated costs of violent-related (assault) injuries in the United States. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Nov; 83(5S Suppl 2):S240-S245.
  2. Monuteaux MC, Fleegler EW, Lee LK. A cross-sectional study of emergency care utilization and associated costs of violent-related (assault) injuries in the United States. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Aug; 83(2):310-315.
  3. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Hudgins JD, Porter JJ, Lipsett SC, Bourgeois F, Cilento BG, Neuman MI. Variation in the evaluation of testicular conditions across United States pediatric emergency departments. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Feb; 36(2):208-212.
  4. Farrell CA, Hannon M, Lee LK. Pediatric spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality in the era of advanced imaging. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 29(3):286-290.
  5. Farrell CA, Fleegler EW, Monuteaux MC, Wilson CR, Christian CW, Lee LK. Community Poverty and Child Abuse Fatalities in the United States. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(5).
  6. Hudgins JD, Monuteaux MC, Bourgeois FT, Nigrovic LE, Fine AM, Lee LK, Mannix R, Lipsett SC, Neuman MI. Complexity and Severity of Pediatric Patients Treated at United States Emergency Departments. J Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 186:145-149.e1.
  7. Lee LK, Fleegler EW, Farrell C, Avakame E, Srinivasan S, Hemenway D, Monuteaux MC. Firearm Laws and Firearm Homicides: A Systematic Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jan 01; 177(1):106-119.
  8. Monuteaux MC, Mannix R, Fleegler EW, Lee LK. Predictors and Outcomes of Pediatric Firearm Injuries Treated in the Emergency Department: Differences by Mechanism of Intent. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 23(7):790-5.
  9. Lee LK. One of the Challenges of Bringing Your Newborn Home Begins with Installing the Car Safety Seat. J Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 171:16-7.
  10. Lee LK, Mulvaney-Day N, Berger AM, Bhaumik U, Nguyen HT, Ward VL. The Patient Passport Program: An Intervention to Improve Patient-Provider Communication for Hospitalized Minority Children and Their Families. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 16(5):460-467.
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  12. Lee LK, Farrell CA, Mannix R. Restraint use in motor vehicle crash fatalities in children 0 year to 9 years old. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep; 79(3 Suppl 1):S55-60.
  13. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Burghardt LC, Fleegler EW, Nigrovic LE, Meehan WP, Schutzman SA, Mannix R. Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in States With Primary Versus Secondary Seat Belt Laws: A Time-Series Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Aug 04; 163(3):184-90.
  14. Monuteaux MC, Lee LK, Hemenway D, Mannix R, Fleegler EW. Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.: An Ecologic Study. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug; 49(2):207-14.
  15. Kiley K, Damian F, MacClaren W, Dupuis JM, Salvatore D, Nolan M, Lee LK. A computerized child passenger safety screening program in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Sep; 30(9):631-5.
  16. Lee LK, Monroe D, Bachman MC, Glass TF, Mahajan PV, Cooper A, Stanley RM, Miskin M, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Isolated loss of consciousness in children with minor blunt head trauma. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 168(9):837-43.
  17. Lee LK, Rogers AJ, Ehrlich PF, Kwok M, Sokolove PE, Blumberg S, Kooistra J, Olsen CS, Wootton-Gorges S, Cooper A, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Occult pneumothoraces in children with blunt torso trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 21(4):440-8.
  18. Elliott LN, DiGirolamo B, McMahon M, Damian F, Brostoff M, Shermont H, Mooney DP, Lee LK. An Inpatient Child Passenger Safety program. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Nov; 52(11):1022-8.
  19. Meehan WP, Lee LK, Fischer CM, Mannix RC. Bicycle helmet laws are associated with a lower fatality rate from bicycle-motor vehicle collisions. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):726-9.
  20. Fleegler EW, Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Hemenway D, Mannix R. Firearm legislation and firearm-related fatalities in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 13; 173(9):732-40.
  21. Mannix R, Fleegler E, Meehan WP, Schutzman SA, Hennelly K, Nigrovic L, Lee LK. Booster seat laws and fatalities in children 4 to 7 years of age. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6):996-1002.
  22. Lee LK, Walia T, Forbes PW, Osganian SK, Samuels R, Cox JE, Mooney DP. Home safety practices in an urban low-income population: level of agreement between parental self-report and observed behaviors. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Dec; 51(12):1119-24.
  23. Hennelly KE, Mannix R, Nigrovic LE, Lee LK, Thompson KM, Monuteaux MC, Proctor M, Schutzman S. Pediatric traumatic brain injury and radiation risks: a clinical decision analysis. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb; 162(2):392-7.
  24. Rudloe TF, Schutzman S, Lee LK, Kimia AA. No longer a "nursemaid's" elbow: mechanisms, caregivers, and prevention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug; 28(8):771-4.
  25. Schonfeld D, Lee LK. Blunt abdominal trauma in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 24(3):314-8.
  26. Thompson RW, Krauss B, Kim YJ, Monuteaux MC, Zerriny S, Lee LK. Extremity fracture pain after emergency department reduction and casting: predictors of pain after discharge. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Sep; 60(3):269-77.
  27. Fleegler EW, Monuteaux MC, Bauer SR, Lee LK. Attempts to silence firearm injury prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Jan; 42(1):99-102.
  28. Nigrovic LE, Lee LK, Hoyle J, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Miskin M, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Prevalence of clinically important traumatic brain injuries in children with minor blunt head trauma and isolated severe injury mechanisms. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Apr; 166(4):356-61.
  29. Pryor SD, Lee LK. Clinical outcomes and diagnostic imaging of pediatric patients with pneumomediastinum secondary to blunt trauma to the chest. J Trauma. 2011 Oct; 71(4):904-8.
  30. Mannix R, Nigrovic LE, Schutzman SA, Hennelly K, Bourgeois FT, Meehan WP, Fleisher G, Monuteaux M, Lee LK. Factors associated with the use of cervical spine computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 18(9):905-11.
  31. Lee LK, Dayan PS, Gerardi MJ, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Callahan JM, Lillis KA, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Dong L, Zuspan SJ, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Intracranial hemorrhage after blunt head trauma in children with bleeding disorders. J Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 158(6):1003-1008.e1-2.
  32. Mannix R, Bourgeois FT, Schutzman SA, Bernstein A, Lee LK. Neuroimaging for pediatric head trauma: do patient and hospital characteristics influence who gets imaged? Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 17(7):694-700.
  33. Lee LK, Fleegler EW, Forbes PW, Olson KL, Mooney DP. The modern paediatric injury pyramid: injuries in Massachusetts children and adolescents. Inj Prev. 2010 Apr; 16(2):123-6.
  34. Kimia A, Lee L, Shannon M, Capraro A, Mays D, Johnston P, Hummel D, Shuman M. Holiday ornament-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Dec; 25(12):819-22.
  35. Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD, Atabaki SM, Holubkov R, Nadel FM, Monroe D, Stanley RM, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Lillis KA, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Callahan JM, Gorelick MH, Glass TF, Lee LK, Bachman MC, Cooper A, Powell EC, Gerardi MJ, Melville KA, Muizelaar JP, Wisner DH, Zuspan SJ, Dean JM, Wootton-Gorges SL. Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 2009 Oct 03; 374(9696):1160-70.
  36. Kimia AA, Waltzman ML, Shannon MW, Mays DL, Johnston PR, Hummel D, Ben-Joseph EP, Lee LK. Glass table-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Mar; 25(3):145-9.
  37. Lee LK. Surgical Emergencies: Orthopedic, Chest, and Neurosurgical. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book. 2009.
  38. Aprahamian N, Lee LK, Shannon M, Hummel D, Johnson P, Kimia A. Glass thermometer injuries: it is not just about the mercury. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2009; in press.
  39. Lee LK. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book. Surgical Emergencies: Orthopedic, Chest, and Neurosurgical. 2009.
  40. Lee LK. Pediatric Orthopedics: Children Are Not Little Adults. 2009.
  41. Aprahamian N, Lee LK, Shannon M, Hummel D, Johnson P, Kimia A. Pediatr Emerg Care. Glass thermometer injuries: it is not just about the mercury. 2009; 25:645-647.
  42. Wang VJ, Lee LK. Research Methods and Epidemiology. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book. 2009.
  43. Wang VJ and Lee LK. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book. Research Methods and Epidemiology. 2009.
  44. Lee LK. Booster Seat Demonstration. 2008.
  45. Lee LK, Damian F, Walia T. Booster Seat Educational Video. 2008.
  46. Lee LK and Fleisher GF. Trauma management: Unique pediatric considerations. 2008.
  47. Lee LK and Fleisher GF. Trauma management: Approach to the unstable child II. 2008.
  48. Lee, LK and Fleisher GF. Trauma Management: Approach to the Unstable Child I. 2008.
  49. Lee LK and Fleisher GF. Approach to the initially stable child. 2008.
  50. Lee LK. Controversies in the sequelae of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Aug; 23(8):580-3; quiz 584-6.
  51. Lee LK. Pediatric Non-Accidental Trauma. Emergency Medicine Handbook: Critical Concept for Clinical Practice. 2007; 1093-1099.
  52. Lee LK, Thompson KM. Parental survey of beliefs and practices about bathing and water safety and their children: guidance for drowning prevention. Accid Anal Prev. 2007 Jan; 39(1):58-62.
  53. Lee LK, Mao C, Thompson KM. Demographic factors and their association with outcomes in pediatric submersion injury. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Mar; 13(3):308-13.
  54. Lee LK. Pallor. Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics: Urgent and Emergent Care. 2005; 363-369.
  55. Lee LK, Shannon MW, Arnold J. The use of high frequency oscillatory ventilation in hydrocarbon pneumonitis. Internet Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2003; 6:6.
  56. Lee LK, Stack AM, Fleisher GR, Thompson CM, Malley R. Therapeutic Human Anticapsular Pneumococcal Antibody Protects against Bacteremia and Mortaility Due to Streptococcus pneumonia type 19f in Infant Rats. Pediatric Research. 2001; 49:241A.
  57. Koplin Winston F, Arbogast KB, Lee LA, Menon RA. Computer crash simulations in the development of child occupant safety policies. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Mar; 154(3):276-80.
  58. Hamilton KK, Lee LK, Doetsch PW. A Novel Eukaryotic DNA Repeair Enzyme Recognizes UV-Light Induced Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimers. Photodermatology, photoimmunology, and photomedicine. 1991; 38.
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