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Sun H. Lee M.D., PhD. is a fellowship-trained board certified neurosurgeon specializing in complex spine and brain tumor surgery. He joined the PSJMC from the State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he served as Professor of Neurosurgery. He practiced at that institution for the last 14 years. Prior to that, he was on faculty at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, where he completed a second full set of neurosurgical residency and spine fellowship.
He graduated from Seal National University, in Seoul where he completed his first neurosurgical residency and fellowship. He also completed fellowships for vascular, spine surgery and brain tumor surgery at University of Pittsburgh and University of Minnesota.
He is a member of numerous professional neurosurgical societies and he has been annually cited as one of the “Best Doctors in New York and t he metropolitan area” and also has received “Patient's Choice Award” every year. His experience with complex spine and brain surgery surpasses 4000 operative cases.
His clinical and research interests include complex spine surgery for degenerative spine diseases and spinal cord tumors, surgical management of malignant brain tumors and pituitary tumors, and minimally invasive surgical approaches.