Dr. Mark Lee received both a MD and PhD in neurobiology from the University of Chicago. He completed a residency in neurosurgery, and fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery, at New York University. He also completed a fellowship in epilepsy surgery.
Mark served four years of active duty as a Major in the U.S. Army. After his military commitment, he spent 10 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia where he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery. In Austin, he is the co-director of the Dell Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery for PSS.
He has tremendous experience in the surgical management of conditions such as epilepsy, Chiari malformation, brain and spinal cord tumors, hydrocephalus, spasticity and spina bifida. His pioneering work in pediatric epilepsy surgery has been instrumental in developing the largest pediatric epilepsy surgery program in the country at Dell and he is established as the top pediatric epilepsy surgeon in America. Mark is a leader nationally in utilizing new techniques such as stereotactic laser thermal ablation in which he has performed the largest number of cases nationally for epilepsy treatment.