People who love to eat are always the best people. -Julia Child


Undergraduate Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2008

Graduate School / Medical School: Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, 2012

Academic interests 


Rhinology (chronic sinusitis), Pediatrics (craniofacial anomalies and sleep)


My research is focused on quality of life outcomes and topical irrigation therapies for chronic sinusitis. I am also interested in improving pediatric airway outcomes in Robin sequence and obstructive sleep apnea.

Recent Publications

Lee VS, Davis GE. Culture-directed topical antibiotic treatment for chronic rhinosinusitis., Am J Rhinol Allergy 2016 Nov; 30(6):414-417

Lee VS, Humphreys IM, Purcell PL, Davis GE. Manuka honey sinus irrigation for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis: a randomized controlled trial., Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2017 04; 7(4):365-372

Lee VS, Gold RM, Parikh SR. Short-term quality of life outcomes following pediatric septoplasty., Acta Otolaryngol. 2017 Mar; 137(3):293-296

Lee VS, Evans KN, Perez FA, Oron AP, Perkins JA. Upper Airway Computed Tomography Measures and Receipt of Tracheotomy in Infants With Robin Sequence., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 08; 142(8):750-7

Lee VS, Simpson J, Froggatt K. A narrative exploration of older people's transitions into residential care., Aging Ment Health 2013 ; 17(1):48-56