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Lyon Lee, DVM, PhD, DACVA

Lyon Lee, DVM, PhD, DACVA

Professor, Anesthesiology

College of Veterinary Medicine

Phone: 706-3474

  • Education

    Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 2000
    PhD, Veterinary Anesthesia, Royal Veterinary College, University of London 1997
    DVM, Seoul National University, Korea 1989

    Dr. Y Lyon Lee is a native Korean and was awarded a DVM from Seoul National University of Korea in 1989. Following a two year period as equine practitioner at the Korea Racing Association, he pursued a PhD program at the Royal Veterinary College, London in the field of equine anesthesia, which he completed in 1996.

    He moved to the US in 1998, accepting a residency position in veterinary anesthesia
    offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin (UIUC).

  • Teaching Experience

    Following the residency program, he joined the faculty of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at Virginia Tech and of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Oklahoma State University.

  • Philosophy

    "To practice without theory is to sail an uncharted sea; theory without practice is not to set sail at all"
    Mervyn Susser 1968

  • Research Interest

    •Tissue perfusion and oxygenation monitoring devices
    •Cardiovasoactive therapy
    •Pain management

  • Organizations

    He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists, a specialty group organization in the area of veterinary anesthesia, pain management, and perioperative medicine. He is a member of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association.

  • Narrative

    He enjoys swimming, fishing, traveling, diversity activities, hiking and cooking East Asian cuisine.