Conditions and Treatments

  • Cancer - throat or larynx
  • Cancer of Larynx and Pharynx
  • Cancer/Tumors of Head & Neck
  • Diverticulum in Throat
  • Ear Cancer
  • Facial Fractures
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lymph Node Swelling
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Melanoma
  • Mouth/Oral Cancers and Lesions
  • Palate Cancer
  • Parotid Mass
  • Salivary Gland Mass
  • Sinus Cancer/Tumor
  • Skull base tumors (meningioma, vestibular schwannoma, acoustic neuroma)
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodules/masses
  • Vocal Cord Lesion/Cancer
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Procedures Performed

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Diverticulectomy of Throat
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Head and face reconstruction
  • Laryngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lymphadenectomy
  • Mandibulectomy
  • Microvascular Flaps
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of Head & Neck
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Radical neck dissection
  • Robotic surgery of the oropharynx and thyroid/parathyroid
  • Skin Cancer Excision
  • Thyroidectomy

Education and Training

  • Andrews University
Medical School
  • Loma Linda Univ School of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -GME General Surgery
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Awards and Recognition

Healing Hands


Healing Hands Honoree

A grateful patient program honoring Loma Linda University Health physicians and staff.

Steve C. Lee finished his MD/PhD at Loma Linda University and then went to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Afterward, he completed a two year fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in skull base surgery and head and neck surgical oncology. He also spent time at the University of Pennsylvania to train in robotic surgery of the head and neck. His clinical interests are in minimally invasive skull base surgery of pituitary, anterior cranial fossa and clival lesions, robotic head and neck surgery was well as all aspects of head and neck oncology. His research interests are in clinical outcomes in head and neck surgery and head and neck tumor immunology.