Radiology Personnel

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

Associate Professor
Breast Imaging


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.

In February 2018 Oxford University Press published Dr. Lee’s text book, Breast Imaging.  It is available for purchase now.


Recent Publications

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Viewing the Value of Radiology Through Patient Web Portals
Liao G., Lee C.
Academic Radiology. 2018 Jan

Utilization of breast cancer screening with magnetic resonance imaging in community practice
Hill D., Haas J., Wellman R., Hubbard R., Lee C., Alford-Teaster J., Wernli K., Henderson L., Stout N., Tosteson A., Kerlikowske K., Onega T.
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2017 Dec:1-9

Artificial intelligence for breast cancer screening: Opportunity or hype?
Houssami N., Lee C., Buist D., Tao D.
Breast. 2017 Dec:31-33

Maximizing value through innovations in radiologist-driven communications in breast imaging
Lee C., Lee J.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2017 Nov:1001-1005

Awareness of radiation risks from CT scans among patients and providers and obstacles for informed decision-making
Schuster A., Forman H., Strassle P., Meyer L., Connelly S., Lee C.
Emergency Radiology. 2017 Sep:1-9

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

Residents’ Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness Research and Big Data Analytics
Kang S., Lee C., Pandharipande P., Sanelli P., Recht M.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2017 Apr:534-536

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