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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

David Y Lee, MD

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David Lee, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Complex General Surgical Oncology, Surgery

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion, Liver Cancer, Surgical Oncology

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About David Lee, MD

David Y. Lee, MD, is a board certified, specialty care physician in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.  Dr. Lee holds a teaching appointment with UVA School of Medicine at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and is an assistant professor of surgery in medical education.  He is actively engaged in medical education and research with the aim of providing the best in up to date care options for his patients. 

Dr. Lee became interested in the surgical care of cancer patients because he wanted to provide personalized compassionate care. He stays up to date on the latest developments in cancer care through participation in professional societies;   he is an active member of the Society of Surgical Oncology and is currently serving on the gastrointestinal disease site work group for the society. His goal is help patients beat cancer through multidisciplinary care.  Dr. Lee currently resides in Fairfax, VA. In his spare time, he likes to read and play musical instruments.


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Research and Publications

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Medical Education

Virginia Commonwealth University 2008


Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Training Specialty: General Surgery
06/23/2008 - 06/22/2014


John Wayne Cancer Institute
Training Specialty: Surgical Oncology
07/01/2014 - 6/30/2016

Board Certification

Complex General Surgical Oncology, Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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