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David L. Lee, MD


About Dr. Lee

Dr. David L. Lee is a board-certified anesthesiologist, who subspecialized in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology. Dr. Lee has published numerous manuscripts on topics ranging from heart failure to intraoperative echocardiographic interpretation. In addition, he has authored book chapters and abstracts. He has been at Hospital for Special Surgery since 1998, and is a member of the department's dedicated spine team.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society


Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990
Consultant, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993


New York State Department of Health Summer Research Scholarship
Michigan Heart Association Summer Student Fellowship
Stanley J. Sarnoff Endowment for Cardiovascular Research Fellowship
Outstanding Presentation, Northeast Regional Anesthesia Resident Education Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research/Association of University Anesthesiologists Research Fellowship
Yale University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology Research Grant


Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL


Johns Hopkins Hospital


Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center

State Licensure



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Surgical Locations

Dr. Lee is credentialed at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. Lee


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of April 19, 2023, Dr. Lee reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.