Christopher S. Lee, MD

  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia


BS: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, 1997.

MD: Thomas Jefferson University- Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.

Residency: Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, 2003; Anesthesia, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2006.

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007.


Pediatric regional anesthesia and pain medicine; anesthesia for solid organ transplantation.

Services and Specialties

Anesthesia, Pain Management, Perioperative Pain Management


Pediatric regional anesthesia and pain medicine; perfusion/reperfusion injury.

Research Areas


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Retrospective study comparing outcomes of multimodal epidural and erector spinae catheter pain protocols after pectus surgery. Walter, CM; Lee, CS; Moore, DL; Abbasian, N; Clay, SJ; Mecoli, MD; Olbrecht, VA; Batra, M; Ding, L; Yang, F; et al. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2023; 58:397-404.

Multimodal continuous ambulatory erector spinae catheter pain protocol for early recovery following Nuss procedure: a retrospective cohort study. Abbasian, N; Clay, SJ; Batra, M; Walter, CM; Olbrecht, VA; Mecoli, M; Lee, CS; Nair, M; Huq, A; Simpson, BE; et al. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2022; 47:421-423.

Postoperative Pain Management in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Surgery for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Lee, CS; Merchant, S; Chidambaran, V. Pediatric Drugs. 2020; 22:575-601.

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