Dr. Daniel Lee is the Director of Pediatric Otology and Neurotology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Harvard Medical School. He is Clinical Associate in Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Lee’s clinical interests include pediatric and adult cochlear and auditory brainstem implant surgery, superior canal dehiscence, and pediatric and adult endoscopic ear surgery (EES). His funded research includes the study of auditory brainstem circuits, the use of optogenetics for cochlear and auditory brainstem implants, the development of new generation conformable auditory brainstem implant arrays, and novel endoscopic-assisted imaging and drug delivery technology for diagnosis of middle and inner ear pathology as well as for inner ear regeneration and otoprotection. He is chair of clinical advisory board of Frequency Therapeutics, based in Boston, MA.
Dr. Lee was co-director of the first U.S. course on EES in 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri with Dr. Anthony Mikulec and course co-director of the first Harvard EES course in April 2014. In 2014 he became the founding chair of the AAO-HNSF EES study group. He has been director or co-director of over 16 CME courses in the U.S. on EES.