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Mr James C Lee - Epworth Richmond & Knox Private
Mr James C Lee - Epworth Richmond & Knox Private

89 Bridge Road
Richmond,VIC 3121
Phone: 03 9246 6466
Fax: (03) 9246 6488


  • Specialist

Prompt consultations - Appointments available through Dec & Jan

> Prompt service in Eastern and Southeastern Melbourne - Richmond, Williamstown, Wantirna & Berwick.

> Private & uninsured patients both welcome.

> English & Mandarin.

  • Mr James C Lee MBBS FRACS PhD

  • Mr Lee is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

  • Mr Lee is a highly qualified and experienced Endocrine Surgeon.

Mr Lee is a caring and compassionate surgeon

Mr Lee is a highly qualified and experienced Endocrine Surgeon. He has a caring and compassionate nature, and he is always friendly and approachable. He strongly encourages his patients to be involved in the process of informed decision-making, and therefore provides a patient-centred style of surgical service.

Mr Lee is also able to conduct consultations in Mandarin. Referrals for privately insured and uninsured patients are both welcome. For further enquiries, please call our office on (03) 9246 6466.

Consulting at Epworth Richmond, Knox Private Hospital, Williamstown and Berwick.

Mr James Lee is a Melbourne based General Surgeon specialising in Endocrine Surgery

Mr Lee graduated from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 2001. He then completed training in General Surgery at the Austin Hospital, and qualified as a General Surgeon in 2010. After obtaining full specialist qualification, Mr Lee underwent further training in Endocrine Surgery, both at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne and the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. Mr Lee is the only Australian surgeon to have held the prestigious T.S. Reeve International Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital.

In 2014, Mr Lee completed his thesis on thyroid cancer, and was awarded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by the University of Sydney. Mr Lee was the recipient of the T.S. Reeve Research Prize in 2011 and Best Basic Science Paper in 2012 at the Royal College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress. Mr Lee has over 20 peer-reviewed publications and 3 book chapters to date, and is a regular reviewer for several peer-review journals. Mr Lee is also dedicated to the training of the next generation of surgeons through his involvement with teaching hospitals. These achievements are a testament to his commitment to excellence in surgery through research and education.

Mr Lee is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality surgical care in line with the latest research. He keeps himself abreast with up-to-date information by regular attendance at national and international meetings. He has also been a regular presenter at these meetings. In 2011, Mr Lee attended the Endocrine Surgery University at the Mayo Clinic. This, by invitation only opportunity, allowed him to gain further knowledge under the guidance of world leaders in endocrine surgery. Mr Lee is currently a Visiting Surgeon at The Alfred, Monash Health, Knox Private Hospital, The Avenue Private Hospital, Epworth, and a Senior Lecturer at Monash University.

With his training in both clinical and academic surgery, Mr Lee provides state of the art surgical services to his patients, in a personal and friendly manner.

Endocrine Surgical Services

Thyroid Surgery

o Thyroid Nodules
o Multinodular Goitre
o Toxic Goitre
o Retrosternal Goitre
o Thyroid cancers
o Thyroglossal duct cyst
o Genetic conditions

Parathyroid Surgery

o Primary hyperparathyroidism
o Renal hyperparathyroidism
o Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
o Neck exploration
o Parathyroid adenoma localisation

Adrenal surgery

o Open surgery
o Laparoscopic surgery
o Posterior Retroperitoneal adrenal surgery
o Workup of adrenal tumours
o Genetic conditions

General Surgical Services

Hernia surgery

o Inguinal hernia – open and laparoscopic
o Incisional hernia
o Abdominal hernia

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

o Acute cholecystitis
o Cholelithiasis

Other general surgical procedures

o Carpal tunnel surgery
o Skin lesions


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