Dr. John Lee is an Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon and Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. He completed his residency training in Toronto before going on to do a fellowship in Endoscopic Sinus & Skull Base Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2009, Dr. Lee was recruited back to the University of Toronto based out of St. Michael’s Hospital. His main clinical focus is in the field of Rhinology (Diseases of the Nose and Sinuses) as well as working with Neurosurgeons in treating tumours of the skull base. As an Associate Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Dr. Lee has research interests in the following areas:
1) Pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis
2) Clinical outcomes of endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery
3) Clinical epidemiology
4) Surgical education
Currently, the main research focus has been on exploring the role of nasal nitric oxide in the pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis. Additionally, he is developing a Nasal Physiology Laboratory to measure parameters such as airflow, resistance and olfaction in patients with various nasal and sinus conditions. Dr. Lee holds a Masters Degree in Health Research Methodology and accepts summer students, as well as research volunteers.
Lists of publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John_Lee47