- Endocrine Cancer Team
- Endocrine Surgery
- General Surgery
- Head and Neck Cancer Team
Associate Professor of Surgery
- Adrenal Cancer
- Functioning & Non-functioning Adrenal Nodules
- Hyperparathyroidism (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
- Multinodular & Symptomatic Goiters
- Practice limited to endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid & adrenal surgery)
- Surgical Treatment of Graves' Disease
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock
University of Kentucky, Lexington
Endocrine Surgery, Scott & White Clinic/ Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Temple, Texas
Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery
My name is Cortney Lee; I joined the UK HealthCare surgical faculty in 2011 with advanced training in endocrine surgery and special expertise in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.
I attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock and El Paso, Texas. I completed a general surgery residency at the University of Kentucky followed by an Endocrine Surgery fellowship at Scott & White Clinic in Temple, Texas, in affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Medicine.
Ward ND, Lee CY, Lee JT, Sloan DA. Esophageal fistula complicating thyroid lobectomy.
J Surg Case Rep. 2015;2015(1).
Lee CY, Long KL, Eldridge RJ, Davenport DL, Sloan DA. Preoperative laryngoscopy in thyroid surgery: Do patients' subjective voice complaints matter?
Surgery. 2014 Dec;156(6):1477-82; discussion 1482-3.
Sloan DA, Davenport DL, Eldridge RJ, Lee CY. Surgeon-driven thyroid interrogation of patients presenting with primary hyperparathyroidism.
J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr;218(4):674-83.
Long KL, Lee CY, Ramaiah C, Sloan DA. Intrapericardial parathyroid adenoma†.
J Surg Case Rep. 2013;2013(8).