Mr James Lee is a General Surgeon specialising in Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal Glands). He is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality surgical care in accordance to the latest research. With his training in both clinical and academic surgery, Mr Lee provides state of the art surgical services to his patients, in a personal and friendly manner. Referrals for patients with and without private health insurance are welcome.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Richmond

Suite 8.2 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Hobsons Bay Specialist Centre

93 Ferguson Street
Williamstown VIC 3016

Special interests

  • General Surgery - cholecystectomy, carpal tunnel, hernia repair (lap & open), etc
  • Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal (retroperitoneal lap surgery)

Education and training

  • Founder of Surgical Research Short Course for Trainees
  • DCAS Faculty


  • Molecular Biomarkers for Thyroid Cancer - FNA and Blood
  • Quality improvement for thyroid surgery patients


  • MBBS, The University of Melbourne, 2001
  • PhD, University of Sydney, 2014

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • RACS
  • Association for Academic Surgeons
  • Australian Endocrine Surgeons
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.