Young Lee MD

Young Lee, MD

Expected Graduation Date: 2023





Education, Training, and Previous Positions

2011: BS, University of North Carolina
2016: MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Selected Honors and Awards

2015: Alpha Omega Alpha
2014-2015: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship
2013-2014: AOA Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowsip
2013: Elliot V. Newman Prize for Oral Presentation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2013: Annual Medical Student Flexner Dean's Lecture, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2012-2013: AHA Student Scholarship in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
2012: NIH T35 Training Program in Vascular Biology

Selected Recent Publications

Odom MJ, Lee YM, Zuckerman SL, Apple RP, Germanos T, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Balance Assessment in Sports-Related Concussion: Evaluating Test-Retest Reliability of the Equilibrate System. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2016 Summer;25(2):93-8. PubMed PMID: 27518293.

Lee YM, Wu A, Zuckerman SL, Stanko KM, LaChaud GY, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Obesity and neurocognitive recovery after sports-related concussion in athletes: a matched cohort study. Phys Sportsmed. 2016 Sep;44(3):217-22. doi: 10.1080/00913847.2016.1216718. Epub 2016 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 27456455.

Stanko KM, Lee YM, Rios J, Wu A, Sobrinho GW, Weingart JD, Jackson EM, Ahn ES, Chaichana KL, Jallo GI. Improvement of syrinx resolution after tonsillar cautery in pediatric patients with Chiari Type I malformation. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Oct 30:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26517059.

Sathiyakumar V, Estevez-Ordonez D, Thakore RV, Lee YM, Ehrenfeld JM, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. American Society of Anesthesiologists Score as a Predictive Tool to Optimize Blood Ordering for Intraoperative Transfusion in Orthopaedic Trauma Cases. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2016 Summer;25(2):105-9. PubMed PMID: 27518295.

Sathiyakumar V, Shi H, Thakore RV, Lee YM, Joyce D, Ehrenfeld J, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Isolated sacral injuries: Postoperative length of stay, complications, and readmission. World J Orthop. 2015 Sep 18;6(8):629-35. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i8.629. eCollection 2015 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 26396939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4573507.

Smith CL, Chaichana KL, Lee YM, Lin B, Stanko KM, O'Donnell T, Gupta S, Shah SR, Wang J, Wijesekera O, Delannoy M, Levchenko A, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Pre-exposure of human adipose mesenchymal stem cells to soluble factors enhances their homing to brain cancer. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2015 Mar;4(3):239-51. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2014-0149. Epub 2015 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 25646527; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4339851.

Zuckerman SL, Lee YM, Odom MJ, Forbes JA, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Sports-Related Concussion in Helmeted vs. Unhelmeted Athletes: Who Fares Worse? Int J Sports Med. 2015 May;36(5):419-25. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1395587. Epub 2015 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 25664998.

Morgan CD, Zuckerman SL, Lee YM, King L, Beaird S, Sills AK, Solomon GS. Predictors of postconcussion syndrome after sports-related concussion in young athletes: a matched case-control study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jun;15(6):589-98. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.PEDS14356. Epub 2015 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 25745949.

Feng Y, Zhu M, Dangelmajer S, Lee YM, Wijesekera O, Castellanos CX, Denduluri A, Chaichana KL, Li Q, Zhang H, Levchenko A, Guerrero-Cazares H, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Hypoxia-cultured human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells are non-oncogenic and have enhanced viability, motility, and tropism to brain cancer. Cell Death Dis. 2014 Dec 11;5:e1567. doi: 10.1038/cddis.2014.521. Erratum in: Cell Death Dis. 2015;6:e1797. PubMed PMID: 25501828; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4649837.

Thakore RV, Lee YM, Sathiyakumar V, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. Geriatric Hip Fractures and Inpatient Services: Predicting Hospital Charges Using the ASA Score. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2014;2014:923717. doi: 10.1155/2014/923717. Epub 2014 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 24876836; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4022118.

Kay HF, Sathiyakumar V, Archer KR, Mathis SL, Apfeld JC, Lee YM, Jahangir AA, Ehrenfeld J, Obremskey WT, Sethi MK. The homeless orthopaedic trauma patient: follow-up, emergency room usage, and complications. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Jun;28(6):e128-32. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000000. PubMed PMID: 24296595.

Lee YM, Odom MJ, Zuckerman SL, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Does age affect symptom recovery after sports-related concussion? A study of high school and college athletes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Dec;12(6):537-44. doi: 10.3171/2013.7.PEDS12572. Epub 2013 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 24063601.

Lee Y, Zuckerman SL, Mocco J. Current controversies in the prediction, diagnosis, and management of cerebral vasospasm: where do we stand? Neurol Res Int. 2013;2013:373458. doi: 10.1155/2013/373458. Epub 2013 Oct 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 24228177; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3817677.

Kay HF, Sathiyakumar V, Yoneda ZT, Lee YM, Jahangir AA, Ehrenfeld JM, Obremskey WT, Apfeld JC, Sethi MK. The effects of American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status on length of stay and inpatient cost in the surgical treatment of isolated orthopaedic fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Jul;28(7):e153-9. doi: 10.1097/ PubMed PMID: 24149446.

Zuckerman SL, Lee YM, Odom MJ, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Baseline neurocognitive scores in athletes with attention deficit-spectrum disorders and/or learning disability. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Aug;12(2):103-9. doi: 10.3171/2013.5.PEDS12524. Epub 2013 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 23790088.

Zuckerman SL, Apple RP, Odom MJ, Lee YM, Solomon GS, Sills AK. Effect of sex on symptoms and return to baseline in sport-related concussion. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Jan;13(1):72-81. doi: 10.3171/2013.9.PEDS13257. Epub 2013 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 24206343.

Forbes JA, Zuckerman SL, He L, McCalley E, Lee YM, Solomon GS, Halstead PD, Sills AK. Subdural hemorrhage in two high-school football players: post-injury helmet testing. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013;49(1):43-9. doi: 10.1159/000355121. Epub 2013 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 24192427.

Sathiyakumar V, Jahangir AA, Mir HR, Obremskey WT, Lee YM, Apfeld JC, Sethi MK. The prevalence and costs of defensive medicine among orthopaedic trauma surgeons: a national survey study. J Orthop Trauma. 2013 Oct;27(10):592-7. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31828b7ab4. PubMed PMID: 23542744.

Zuckerman SL, Lee YM, Odom MJ, Solomon GS, Forbes JA, Sills AK. Recovery from sports-related concussion: Days to return to neurocognitive baseline in adolescents versus young adults. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:130. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.102945. Epub 2012 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 23227435; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3513851.

Lee YM, Platts-Mills TF, Macwilliams JB, Sochor MR, Jones JS, Domeier RM, Schneider LW, McLean SA. Descriptions of motor vehicle collisions by participants in emergency department-based studies: are they accurate? West J Emerg Med. 2012 Sep;13(4):329-34. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2011.9.6621. PubMed PMID: 22942933; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3421973.

Platts-Mills TF, Burke GF, Lee YM, Swor RA, Zaleski EZ, Clauw DJ, McLean SA. Pain and interference of pain with function and mood in elderly adults involved in a motor vehicle collision: a pilot study. Exp Aging Res. 2012;38(3):330-43. doi: 10.1080/0361073X.2012.672139. PubMed PMID: 22540386; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3407872.

McLean SA, Diatchenko L, Lee YM, Swor RA, Domeier RM, Jones JS, Jones CW, Reed C, Harris RE, Maixner W, Clauw DJ, Liberzon I. Catechol O-methyltransferase haplotype predicts immediate musculoskeletal neck pain and psychological symptoms after motor vehicle collision. J Pain. 2011 Jan;12(1):101-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2010.05.008. Epub 2010 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 20688576; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2975044.