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Juyong Lee, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Director, Vascular Medicine
Director, Endovascular Medicine
Director, Structural Heart Program
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Department of Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2202
Phone: 860-679-3343

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Dr. JuYong Lee is a professor in the Department of Medicine at UConn Health. He is a graduate of Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine in 1992. He also earned a master in science (M.S.) and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from Yonsei University Graduate School of Seoul. He was a practicing interventional cardiologist and assistant professor at Ulsan University, South Korea before he joined UConn. He completed his residency at Metrowest Medical Center, a cardiology fellowship at Yonsei University Severance Hospital of Seoul, and a cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at Tufts St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston. Dr. Lee is an interventional cardiologist with experience in treating coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and structural heart disease. He is a member of American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.

M.D.Yonsei University Wonju College of MedicineMedicine
M.S.The Graduate School, Yonsei UniversityScience
Ph.D.The Graduate School, Yonsei UniversityMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipWonju Christian Hospital
ResidencyWonju Christian HospitalInternal Medicine
Clinical FellowYonsei University College of MedicineCardiovascular Medicine
PostdoctoralCarita's St. Elizabeth's Medical CenterResearch Fellow
ResidencyMetroWest Medical CenterInternal Medicine
FellowshipSt. Elizabeth Medical CenterCardiovascular Medicine
FellowshipSt. Elizabeth Medical CenterInterventional Cardiology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering
Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Marquis Who's Who in Asia
Excellent Research Projects ScholarshipYonsei University
Excellent Thesis ScholarshipGraduate School of Medicine
Certificate of CommendationKorea International Cooperation Agency
Award from the President of the Korean Association
Summa Cum LaudeYonsei University Wonju College of Medicine

• Cardiac catheterization
• Coronary artery angioplasty and stenting
• Peripheral artery angioplasty and stenting for low extremity claudication
• Renal artery stenting
• Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure for cryptogenic stroke
• Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for severe aortic valve stenosis
• Iliac vein stenting, May-Thurner syndrome for chronic leg edema and venous stasis dermatitis
• Radiofrequency ablation for venous insufficiency/varicose vein of saphenous veins
• Mechanical thrombectomy for acute pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis
• Vascular ultrasound

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Heart AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of CardiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Massachusetts Medical SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Iliac Artery Chronic Total Occlusions
    Alonso, A., Lee, J., Garcia, L.A. Endovascular Interventions: A Case Based Approach to Methods and Procedures 2013 Jan;


  • Long-Term Prognostic Factors After Aortic Valve Replacement of Severe Aortic Stenosis
    Lee, J., Ha, J.W., Chang, B.C. Korean Circulation Journal 2001 Jan;31(Supplement 1):82
  • Percutaneous Lead Extraction Due to Permanent Pacemaker Dysfunction
    Lee, J., Ahn, S.K., Kim, S.S. Korean Circulation Journal 2001 Jan;31(Supplement 1):89A
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Young Adult
    Lee, J., Jeong, P.H., Yoon, J. H. Korean Circulation Journal 1997 Jan;2856A
  • Serum Myoglobin as a Biochemical Marker to Rule Out Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Lee, J., Kim, J.Y., Ha, J.W., Korean Circulation Journal 1997 Jan;2567A
  • Clinical Findings of Aortic Dissection
    Lee, J., Yoo, B.S., Ahan, S.C. Korean Circulation Journal 1996 Jan;2672A

Case Reports


  • Response.
    Dahal, Khagendra; Lee, Juyong Chest 2016 Oct;150(4):981-982


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
3. Drug-Eluting Stent Versus Bare Metal Stent for Femoropopliteal Peripheral Artery Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Peripheral Vascular Intervention. Waiel Abusnina, Sowjanya Kapaganti, Blair Warren, Nader Alwifati, Ahmad Al-abdouh, Juyong LEE, and Khagendra Dahal, J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2023 Feb, 16 (4_Supplement) S57Poster2023
4. Khagendra Dahal, Waiel Abusnina, Michale Azrin, Juyong Lee, Drug coated balloons Vs. Drug eluting stents in STEMI: a Meta-Aanlysis. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2023 Feb, 16 (4_Supplement) S34Poster2023
Intracardiac echocardiography and Simultaneous proximal embolic protection during inferior vena cava mechanical thrombectomy using the FlowTriever systemPosterSociety of Vascular Medicine Annual Vascular Scientific Sessions2022Denver, Colorado
Chronic Refractory Leg Edema Requires Multimodality Investigation Due To Undiagnosed EtiologiesPosterAmerican Venous Forum (AVF) 2022 Annual Meeting2022Orlando, Florida
The Effectivness of Physical Activities and Diet Reduction on Total Cholesterol and HDL in Healthy Overweight and Obese KoreansTalkInternational Conference on Diabetes and Metabolism2012
The Change of Glycated Hemoglobin and Fastinf Glucose According to Age in Healthy Overweight and Obese KoreansTalkInternational Conference on Diabetes and Metabolism2012
Full Body Single Dose 0.5 Gy Proton is Beneficial Whereas Single 0.15Gy Fe Dose is Deleterious for Acute Myocardial Infarct Recovery Up To 3 month Post-IRTalkProceedings of NASA Conference2012
Comparison of an echocardiographic wall motion score index versus cardiac MRI for determination of ejection fractionTalkTufts Clinical and Translational Science Conference2012
Concurrent Administration of Doxorubicin and Lapatinib Worsens Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction in Mice TalkAACR 102nd Annual Meeting2011
Malignant Tumor Formation After Transplantation of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells in a Mouse Model of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Diabetic Neuro-VasculopathyTalkAmerican Heart Association Annual Scientific Session2006Chicago, Illinois
Pro-Angiogenetic Properties are Impaired in Bone Marrow Derived Stem or Progenitor Cells in Diabetes and Diabetic Hindlimb Iscemia was Effectively Repaired by Non-Diabetic Stem or Progenitor CellsTalkAmerican Heart Association2006Chicago, Illinois
Local Transplantation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells Reverses Experimental Diabetic Neuropathy by Augmenting Neovascularixation and Providing Angioneurotrophic CytokinesTalkAmerican Heart Association2006Chicago, Illinois
Paracrine Effects of Endothelial Progenitor Cells on Acutely Infarcted MyocardiumTalkAmerican Heart Association Annual Scientific Session2005Atlanta, Georgia
Therapeutic Efficacy of Endothelial Progenitor Cell Isolated From Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Subjects for the Repair of Myocardial Infarction in DiabetesOtherAmerican Heart Association2005Dallas, Texas
Endothelin-1 Gene LYS198ASN Polymorphism in Human Variant Angina PectorisTalkAmerican College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session2005Orlando, Florida
A Study of hs-CRP in Variant Angina PectorisTalkAmerican College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session2005Orlando, Florida
Carvedilol Reduces Serum Concentration of DNA-Damage Biomarker 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine in Human HypertensionTalkAmerican College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session2004New Orleans, Louisiana
Hemodynamic Effects on Restenosis in Angulated Coronary Stenosis After StentingTalkTranscatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics2001Washington D.C.