Transplantation Technologies & Research

ISSN: 2161-0991

Open Access

WP Andrew Lee

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


Dr. Wei-Ping Andrew Lee is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He serves as director of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is the inaugural Milton T. Edgerton Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Lee received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he also completed his general surgery residency and microvascular research fellowship. He completed his plastic surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and his orthopedic hand fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center. In 1993, he joined the plastic surgery faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and became the director of the Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory and chief of hand service in Department of Surgery. In 2002, Dr. Lee was appointed as the Division Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. He joined Johns Hopkins in 2010 as the inaugural chairman of its newly established Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.Dr. Lee has mentored approximately 80 pre-doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in over two decades, and has authored more than 165 original publications in peer-reviewed journal and 40 textbook chapters on hand surgery and composite tissue transplant subjects. The book co-edited by him, Transplantation of Composite Tissue Allografts, was published in 2008.

Research Interest

Investigating tolerance strategies for composite tissue allografting; Enhancing nerve regeneration to improve functional outcome of composite tissue allotransplantation.

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