James T. Lee, MD

Clinical interests

  • CT of Acute Thoracic and Abdominal Medical and Surgical Conditions
  • Fetal MRI
  • MRI of Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy
  • Multimodality Imaging of Complex Trauma in Adults and Children
  • Pelvic Floor MRI
  • Pre- and Post-Liver and Kidney Transplant Imaging
  • Ultrasound-Guided Thyroid Biopsies

James T. Lee, MD


My name is James Lee; I received my medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso. I then completed a fellowship at the University of California at San Diego. I am board certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Radiology


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso

University of Kentucky, Lexington

University of California at San Diego

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology


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  1. Burgess LK, Lee JT, DiSantis DJ.
    The String of Pearls Sign.
    Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Jul;41(7):1435-6.
  2. Ward ND, Lee CY, Lee JT, Sloan DA.
    Esophageal fistula complicating thyroid lobectomy.
    J Surg Case Rep. 2015;2015(1).
  3. Ayoob AR, Lee JT.
    Imaging of common solid organ and bowel torsion in the emergency department.
    AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Nov;203(5):W470-81.
  4. Lee JT, Liau J, Murphy P, Schroeder ME, Sirlin CB, Bydder M.
    Cross-sectional investigation of correlation between hepatic steatosis and IVIM perfusion on MR imaging.
    Magn Reson Imaging. 2012 May;30(4):572-8.
  5. Cheadle W, Lee JT, Napolitano LM, Nichols RL.
    Clinical update on the use of moxifloxacin in the treatment of community-acquired complicated intraabdominal infections.
    Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2010 Oct;11(5):487-94.