Daniel W. Lee, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Series Track)

Daniel W. Lee, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging specializing in Neurointerventional Radiology. 

Raised in Hawaii, Dr. Lee began his medical career by earning his Doctor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.  Dr. Lee completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency and a Fellowship in Neurointerventional Radiology at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine in 2007.

Dr. Lee is Specialty Board Certified in Radiology and Subspecialty Board Certified in Neuroradiology and Neurointerventional Surgery by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). His clinical repertoire and interests include the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of stroke, intracranial aneurysms, subdural hematomas, brain and peripheral AVMs, low flow vascular malformations, spinal compression fractures, and various ENT pathologies such as epistaxis.  

Dr. Lee is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and a senior member of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.

When he is not working, Dr. Lee is a self-described sports fanatic. He particularly enjoys baseball both as a player and as a spectator.

  • MD: Yale University School of Medicine, 1997
  • BS: Biology & Economics, Stanford University, 1992
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of California Los Angeles, 2002
  • Neurointerventional Radiology, University of California Los Angeles, 2007
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, Radiology Specialty, 2002
  • American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Neurointerventional Surgery Sub Specialty, 2007

Select Publications


Topiwala, K. K., M. Hussain, J. Modak, I. Kureshi, A. Nouh, M. Pervez, B. Killory, and D. Lee, "Staged endovascular reconstruction of complex traumatic intracranial carotid artery dissection.", Stroke Vasc Neurol, vol. 5, issue 3, pp. 308-310, 2020 09. PMCID: PMC7548517 


Lee, D. W., M. J. Binning, V. K. Shanmugam, R. H. Schmidt, W. T. Couldwell, M. Meyer, T. Cupps, A. Douglas, and K. McGrail, "Muslin-induced intracranial vasculopathic stenosis: a report of two cases.", Clin Neurol Neurosurg, vol. 114, issue 1, pp. 63-7, 2012 Jan. PMCID: PMC3655272  PMID: 21937164


Yuki, I., N. Uchiyama, Y. Murayama, Y-L. Nien, D. Lee, M. Ebara, A. Ishii, A. Chiang, H. V. Vinters, I. Nishimura, et al., "Intravascular tissue reactions induced by various types of bioabsorbable polymeric materials: correlation between the degradation profiles and corresponding tissue reactions.", Neuroradiology, vol. 52, issue 11, pp. 1017-24, 2010 Nov. PMCID: PMC2952105 


Yuki, I., D. Lee, Y. Murayama, A. Chiang, H. V. Vinters, I. Nismmura, C. J. Wang, A. Ishii, B. M. Wu, and F. Vinuela, "Thrombus organization and healing in an experimental aneurysm model. Part II. The effect of various types of bioactive bioabsorbable polymeric coils.", J Neurosurg, vol. 107, issue 1, pp. 109-20, 2007 Jul. PMID: 17639880
Lee, D., I. Yuki, Y. Murayama, A. Chiang, I. Nishimura, H. V. Vinters, C. J. Wang, Y-L. Nien, A. Ishil, B. M. Wu, et al., "Thrombus organization and healing in the swine experimental aneurysm model. Part I. A histological and molecular analysis.", J Neurosurg, vol. 107, issue 1, pp. 94-108, 2007 Jul. PMID: 17639879


Jahan, R., T. D. Solberg, D. Lee, P. Medin, S. Tateshima, J. Sayre, A. De Salles, H. V. Vinters, and F. Vinuela, "Stereotactic radiosurgery of the rete mirabile in swine: a longitudinal study of histopathological changes.", Neurosurgery, vol. 58, issue 3, pp. 551-8; discussion 551-8, 2006 Mar. PMID: 16528197
Suzuki, S., D. W. Lee, R. Jahan, G. R. Duckwiler, and F. Viñuela, "Transvenous treatment of spontaneous dural carotid-cavernous fistulas using a combination of detachable coils and Onyx.", AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, vol. 27, issue 6, pp. 1346-9, 2006 Jun-Jul. PMCID: PMC8133910 


Saluja, S., I. Sitko, D. W. Lee, J. Pollak, and R. I. White, "Embolotherapy of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations with detachable balloons: long-term durability and efficacy.", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. 10, issue 7, pp. 883-9, 1999 Jul-Aug.


Lee, D. W., R. I. White, T. K. Egglin, J. S. Pollak, P. B. Fayad, J. A. Wirth, M. M. Rosenblatt, K. W. Dickey, and C. M. Burdge, "Embolotherapy of large pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: long-term results.", Ann Thorac Surg, vol. 64, issue 4, pp. 930-9; discussion 939-40, 1997 Oct.