DR JIVIANNE T. LEE
Associate Professor of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Department of Head and Neck Surgery
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Jivianne T. Lee MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She is fellowship trained in complex sinus and endoscopic cranial base surgery, and specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques for treatment of sinonasal and skull base disease.
Dr. Lee obtained her Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Subsequently, she completed her Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery residency at UCLA Medical Center. Because of her special interest in sinonasal disorders, she proceeded to do a Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery F ellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.
On a national level, Dr. Lee was appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Rhinologic Society in 2014 and is currently Associate Editor of Sinonasal Disorders for Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery , the official journal of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Foundation In addition, Dr. Lee serves on the Editorial Boards for the American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy and the International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology , the official journal of the American Rhinologic Society and American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. In 2018, Dr. Lee was elected Inaugural Chair of the Women in Rhinology Section of the American Rhinologic Society.
Dr. Lee has been invited to lecture both nationally and internationally on endoscopic surgical approaches to sinonasal /skull base pathology and novel therapies for chronic sinusitis. She has given over 460 instructional course lectures, panels, and scientific presentations, as well as authored over 100 peer reviewed articles and textbook chapters. In 2020, Dr. Lee was appointed International Chair of the American Rhinologic Society and in 2021 she was appointed as Treasurer of the American Rhinologi c Societ y . In addition, Dr. Lee was bestowed an Honor Award by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Foundation in 2014 and received an AAO HNSF Excellence Award for Distinguished Service in Rhinology & Allergy Education in 2016.