Graduate School University of California-Berkeley , Molecular Biology
Medical School Boston University
Graduate School Boston University

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cochlear Implant
  • Pediatric Chronic Ear Disease
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology

Research Interest

  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Spiral Ganglion Cell Axon Guidance
  • Spiral Ganglion Cell Synaptogenesis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Netrin-1 promotes neurite outgrowth and may facilitate axon guidance in spiral ganglion cells.

Lee, K.H., Warchol, M.E. Archives of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery In Press

Disruption of ephrin B/eph B interaction results in abnormal cochlear innervation patterns

Zhou CQ, Lee J, Henkemeyer MJ, Lee KL The Laryngoscope July 2011 121 1541-1547

Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion: A rare etiology for a neck mass in a child.

Lee, K.H., Muthappan, P.G., White, F.V., Forsen, J.W. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology Extra March 2006 1/1 85-88

Ephrin A2 may play a role in axon guidance during hair cell regeneration.

Lee, K.H., Warchol, M.E. Laryngoscope June 2005 115/6 1021-1025

Honors & Awards

  • American Society for Pediatric Otolaryngology Potsic Award
  • Washington University Department of Otolaryngology Medical Student Teaching Award
  • Washington University Joseph M Chole Humanitarian Award
  • Triological Society Francis Lederer Award
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Resident Research Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AAO-HNS Subcommittee on Implantable Hearing Devices
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • Triological Society