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Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA, Appointed Chair of Radiology at Einstein

Jul 01 2021

Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Radiology at Einstein Healthcare Network. Dr. Lee succeeds Terence Matalon, MD, who stepped down as Chair but remains on staff as a radiologist and continues to serve as a faculty member.

Prior to his appointment as Chair of Radiology, Dr. Lee served as Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Section Chief of Neuroradiology, and Magnetic Resonance Medical Director for the Department of Radiology for Einstein Healthcare Network. He is Associate Professor of Radiology at the Sidney Kimmel College at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Lee attended Cornell University for his undergraduate education and attained his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Rochester and a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lee also has an MBA from the Simon School at the University of Rochester.

He is active in local, state, and national societies, serving on numerous committees in the areas of quality and safety, healthcare economics, Artificial Intelligence, Clinical Decision Support, and peer review. Dr. Lee serves in multiple leadership roles for the American College of Radiology as Chair of the GSER Quality and Safety Committee, Chair of the CDS Registry Committee, and Co-Chair of the Population Health Management Committee. He is the Vice Chair of the Radiology Leadership Institute’s Radiology Residency Milestones Program and serves as Alternate RUC Advisor for the American Society of Neuroradiology. Dr. Lee is also the Immediate Past President of the Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society.

About Einstein Healthcare Network

Einstein Healthcare Network is a healthcare system with approximately 1,000 beds and more than 8,700 employees serving the communities of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, Pa. The Network is made up of three acute care hospitals including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, the largest independent academic medical center in the Philadelphia region training over 3,500 health professional students each year with more than 450 residents and fellows in over 35 accredited programs; Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park; and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. The Network also includes MossRehab, consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top rehabilitation hospital in the nation; Willowcrest, named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best nursing homes for short-term rehabilitation care in Philadelphia; outpatient care centers; and a network of more than 900 primary care physicians and specialists throughout the region. For more information, visit www.einstein.edu or call 1-800-EINSTEIN.

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