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John M. Lee, MD, PhD

Program Director, Pathology Residency


  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, 1992
  • American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology, 1994

University Appointment

  • Senior Clinical Educator, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • 1983, University of Illinois, PhD
  • 1988, University of Illinois, MD
  • 1990, Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency in Anatomic Pathology
  • 1992, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship in Neuropathology


  • Hornik A, Rodriguez-Porcel F, Wallery S, Flaster M, Lee JM, Biller J: Late onset CNS immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an immunocompetent patient.  Front Neurol 2013 Feb 21; 4(12); 1-7.   
  • Malalis JF, Lee JM, Jay WM: Case Report: Primary Osteosarcoma of the Skull Base in a Pregnant Patient.  Neuro-Ophthalmology 2013 Feb; 37(1):38-40.
  • Hornik A, Rodriguez-Porcel FJ, Agha C, Flaster M, Vidal S, Schneck MJ, Lee J, Biller J: Central and extrapontine myelinolysis affecting the brain and spinal cord: An unusual presentation of pancreatic encephalopathy.  Front Neurol 2012 Oct 1; 3:135. 
  • Vitorovic D, Rosenblum J, Thomas C, Lee J, Biller J: Primary CNS Teratoma.  Front Neurol 2012 Feb 6; 3:14. 
  • Servioli MJ, Chugh C, Lee JM, Biller J: Rheumatoid Meningitis.  Front Neurol 2011 Dec 26; 2:84. 
  • Venizelos A, Lee J, Biller J: Language impairment and right hemiparesis in a 54-year-old-woman.  Front Neurol 2011 Jul 1; 2:40. 
  • Griauzde J, Khaldi A, Lee JM, Prabhu VC: Pilocytic Astrocytoma: A Comprehensive Review:  Part III: Histopathologic Characteristics and Histologic Variants. Contemporary Neurosurgery 2011 June 15; 33(12):1-5.
  • Chugh C, Lee JM, Biller J: Memory loss, behavioral changes and slurred speech in a 49-year-old man.  Front Neurol 2011 Apr 28; 2:27.
  • Prabhu VC, Khaldi A, Barton KP, Melian E, Schneck MJ, Primeau MJ, Lee JM: Management of diffuse low-grade cerebral gliomas.  Neurol Clin 2010 Nov; 28(4):1037-59.
  • Picken MM, Chyna B, Flanigan RC, Lee JM: Analysis of chromosome 1p abnormalities in renal oncocytomas by loss of heterozygosity studies: Correlation with conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization.  Am J Clin Pathol 2008 Mar; 129(3):377-82.