Radiology Personnel

Christoph Lee, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor
Breast Imaging

Biography

Dr. Lee is a physician at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and an associate professor of radiology and of health services (adjunct) at the University of Washington. His clinical specialty is breast imaging and intervention, and his research efforts are focused on medical technology assessment and health policy research.

Dr. Lee earned his B.A. with honors from Princeton University and his M.D. with honors from Yale University. After completing his radiology residency at Stanford University, he completed a health policy fellowship through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA (during which time he earned a M.S. in health policy and management research). Dr. Lee also completed a breast imaging fellowship at UCLA and served on faculty in acute care imaging.

Recent Publications

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Change in Breast Cancer Screening Intervals since the 2009 USPSTF Guideline
Wernli K., Arao R., Hubbard R., Sprague B., Alford-Teaster J., Haas J., Henderson L., Hill D., Lee C., Tosteson A., Onega T.
Journal of Women's Health. 2017 Aug:820-827

Risk-based Breast Cancer Screening: Implications of Breast Density
Lee C., Chen L., Elmore J.
Medical Clinics of North America. 2017 Jul:725-741

Missteps in Current Estimates of Cancer Overdiagnosis
Lee C., Etzioni R.
Academic Radiology. 2017 Feb:226-229

Comparative Effectiveness Research in Musculoskeletal Imaging
Demehri S., Recht M., Lee C.
Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. 2017 Feb:017-022

Translating New Imaging Technologies to Clinical Practice
Lee C., Gupta S., Sherry S., Chiunda A., Olson E., Chokshi F., Mankowski-Gettle L., Mendiratta-Lala M., Lee Y., Moser F., Duszak R.
Academic Radiology. 2017 Jan

Breast cancer screening: Does tomosynthesis augment mammography?
Takahashi T., Lee C., Johnson K.
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 2017 Jan:522-527

Implications of Direct Patient Online Access to Radiology Reports Through Patient Web Portals
Lee C., Langlotz C., Elmore J.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2016 Dec:1608-1614

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and the Challenges of Implementing an Emerging Breast Cancer Screening Technology Into Clinical Practice
Lee C., Lehman C.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2016 Nov:R61-R66

Performance Goals for an Adjunct Diagnostic Test to Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies After Screening Mammography: Analysis of Costs, Benefits, and Consequences
Lee C., Bensink M., Berry K., Musa Z., Bodnar C., Dann R., Jarvik J., Lehman C., Ramsey S.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2016 Nov:R81-R88

Radiologists’ interpretive skills in screening vs. diagnostic mammography: are they related?
Elmore J., Cook A., Bogart A., Carney P., Geller B., Taplin S., Buist D., Onega T., Lee C., Miglioretti D.
Clinical Imaging. 2016 Nov:1096-1103