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David Lee

Title(s)Associate Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    David W. Lee, M.D., F.C.C.P.
    Center Director, Cystic Fibrosis Program, UCSF Fresno
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

    David W. Lee, M.D., FCCP, is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Sleep Medicine.

    He earned his medical degree from University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine. His residency in Internal Medicine was completed at University of Massachusetts affiliate hospitals where he served as Chief Resident. His fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine was finished at Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

    His professional interests involve the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient clinical duties in relation to Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is a core faculty member in the Internal Medicine Department, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship, and Sleep Medicine fellowship.

    Dr. Lee has a special interest in cystic fibrosis. He is the Center Director of the UCSF Fresno Cystic Fibrosis Program for both adult and pediatric care programs. The program has received national accreditation by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2016 and is an affiliate program of UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Oakland programs. All clinics and inpatients are staffed by residents and fellows of the UCSF Fresno residency program. He oversees the care of all pediatric and adult patients and leads, as well as mentors, a multi-disciplinary team of nurses, nutritionists, respiratory therapists, and social workers. In addition, he works closely with the adult program at UCSF Parnassus campus to coordinate lung transplant referrals.

    Dr. Lee serves on several influential committees including the Clinical Competency Committee of the UCSF Fresno Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship, the Multi Specialty Peer Review Committee of CRMC, the Board of Directors of CCFMG, and the Pediatric Operations Committee at CRMC.

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    1. Andrews SM, Lee DW. Mounier-Kuhn syndrome presenting as cough. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 May 01; 189(9):1141. PMID: 24787068.
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    2. Aliotta JM, Lee D, Puente N, Faradyan S, Sears EH, Amaral A, Goldberg L, Dooner MS, Pereira M, Quesenberry PJ. Progenitor/stem cell fate determination: interactive dynamics of cell cycle and microvesicles. Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Jul 01; 21(10):1627-38. PMID: 22214238.
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    3. Braman SS, Lee DW. Primary care management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an integrated goal-directed approach. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2010 Mar; 16(2):83-8. PMID: 20010105.
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    4. Aliotta JM, Pereira M, Johnson KW, de Paz N, Dooner MS, Puente N, Ayala C, Brilliant K, Berz D, Lee D, Ramratnam B, McMillan PN, Hixson DC, Josic D, Quesenberry PJ. Microvesicle entry into marrow cells mediates tissue-specific changes in mRNA by direct delivery of mRNA and induction of transcription. Exp Hematol. 2010 Mar; 38(3):233-45. PMID: 20079801.
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    5. Abu-Hijleh M, Lee D, Braman SS. Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica: a rare large airway disorder. Lung. 2008 Nov-Dec; 186(6):353-9. PMID: 18787900.
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    6. Ells AL, Kherani A, Lee D. Epiretinal membrane formation is a late manifestation of shaken baby syndrome. J AAPOS. 2003 Jun; 7(3):223-5. PMID: 12825067.
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    7. Smasal V, Feldmeier C, Bernett P. [Winter sports injuries of the hand. 3 problem injuries]. Zentralbl Chir. 1986; 111(7):377-84. PMID: 3716667.
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