Edward R. Lee, MD

A UCSF fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Dr. Lee’s clinical interests include hearing loss, balance disorders of the ear, chronic middle ear disorders, snoring and sleep issues, nasal congestion, chronic sinusitis and pediatric head and neck masses. He is well-versed in minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat a variety of disorders including cutting-edge endoscopic ear surgery.

He graduated with honors from Northwestern University. He then earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin before completing a 5-year Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training program at the University of Illinois.

He bases his practice on patient-centered and evidence-based medicine. Dr. Lee speaks mandarin fluently and tailors his practice to each individual patient’s needs.

He is a member of the San Francisco – Marin Medical Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors society.

In his free time, Dr. Lee enjoys cooking and traveling with his wife and children. He is an avid sports fan and grew up rooting for Steve Young, Jerry Rice and the San Francisco 49ers.

Office Location(s):

San Francisco Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group, Inc.

3838 California Street
Suite 505
San Francisco, California 94118

Location Phone: (415) 751-4914

Location Fax: (415) 751-1414

45 Castro Street
Suite #210
San Francisco, California 94114

Location Phone: (415) 626-4900

Location Fax: (415) 626-4901

Postgraduate Training

University of California, San Francisco – San Francisco, CA

Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow,
Clinical Instructor, 2017 – 2018 June

University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago, IL

Otolaryngology Residency, 2012 – 2017


Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI

Doctor of Medicine

Northwestern University – Evanston, IL

Bachelors of Science w/honors in Communication Sciences and Disorders


Harvard Medical School Endoscopic Ear Surgery Dissection Course, HMS, 2017
Eustachian Tube Dilation System Certification, Acclarent, Inc., 2017



Dr. Lemel Annual Otology Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014, 2017

Medical School

Robert J. Toohill Award in Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2012
Alpha Omega Alpha,
Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011
Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship,
Medical College of Wisconsin 2009
ARO Midwinter Meeting Student Travel Grant,
Anaheim, CA 2010


Northwestern University: Communication Century Scholar, 2008
Northwestern University: Cognitive Science Summer Fellowship Grant, 2007
Northwestern Comm. Sciences & Disorders:
Departmental Excellence Award, 2007
Northwestern University:
Intramural Softball Champions, 2005