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Karen S. Lee, MD

Karen S. Lee, MD


Staff Radiologist, Emergency Radiology/Abdominal Imaging (MRI), BIDMC
Director of Fellowship Training Programs, Department of Radiology, BIDMC
Director, Body MRI Fellowship Program, BIDMC
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Medical Education:


MRI, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA


Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA


Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


Recent Publications:

  • Nishino M, Lee KS, Itoh H, Hatabu H. The spectrum of pulmonary sarcoidosis: Variations of high-resolution CT findings and clues for specific diagnosis. Eur J Radiol. 2009 Feb 4. PubMed Abstract
  • Dialani V, Ernst A, Sun M, Lee KS, Feller-Kopman D, Litmanovich D, Bankier A, Boiselle PM. MDCT detection of airway stent complications: comparison with bronchoscopy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Nov; 191(5):1576-80. PubMed Abstract
  • Lee KS, Rofsky NM, Pedrosa I. Localization of the appendix at MR imaging during pregnancy: utility of the cecal tilt angle. Radiology. 2008 Oct; 249(1):134-41. PubMed Abstract
  • Lee KS, Ashiku SK, Ernst A, Feller-Kopman D, DeCamp M, Majid A, Guerrero J, Boiselle PM. Comparison of expiratory CT airway abnormalities before and after tracheoplasty surgery for tracheobronchomalacia. J Thorac Imaging. 2008 May;23(2):121 PubMed Abstract
  • Lee KS, Sun MR, Ernst A, Feller-Kopman D, Majid A, Boiselle PM. Comparison of Dynamic Expiratory CT With Bronchoscopy for Diagnosing Airway Malacia: A Pilot Evaluation. Chest. 2007 Mar;131(3):758-64. PubMed Abstract
  • Khasgiwala VC, Boiselle P, Levine D, Lee KS, Barbaras L, Kressel HY. Resident as a teacher: assessing the benefits. Acad Radiol. 2007 Nov; 14(11):1422-8. PubMed Abstract
  • Welty FK, Lee KS, Lew NS, Zhou JR. Effect of soy nuts on blood pressure and lipid levels in hypertensive, prehypertensive, and normotensive postmenopausal women. Arch Intern Med. 2007 May 28;167(10):1060-7. PubMed Abstract
  • Welty FK, Lee KS, Lew NS, Nasca M, Zhou JR. The association between soy nut consumption and decreased menopausal symptoms. J Women's health (Larchmt). 2007 Apr;16(3):361-9. PubMed Abstract
  • Boiselle PM, Lee KS, Lin S, Raptopoulos V. Cine CT during coughing for assessment of tracheomalacia: preliminary experience with 64-MDCT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Aug; 187(2):W175-7. PubMed Abstract
  • Lee KS, Ernst A, Trentham DE, Lunn W, Feller-Kopman DJ, Boiselle PM. Relapsing polychondritis: prevalence of expiratory CT airway abnormalities. Radiology. 2006 Aug; 240(2):565-73. PubMed Abstract
  • Lee KS, Lunn W, Feller-Kopman D, Ernst A, Hatabu H, Boiselle PM. Multislice CT evaluation of airway stents. J Thorac Imaging. 2005 May; 20(2):81-8. PubMed Abstract
  • Boiselle PM, Lee KS, Ernst A. Multidetector CT of the central airways. J Thorac Imaging. 2005 Aug;20(3):186-95. PubMed Abstract