Han Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Han Sung Lee, M.D., Ph.D.


Pathology - Anatomic



  • Associate Professor


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Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Lee's clinical interests include neuropathology and general surgical pathology, with a particular emphasis on neoplastic and neuromuscular neuropathology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Lee's interests include neoplastic central nervous system disease and neuromuscular disease. He also has an interest in resident education/training.


Anatomic Pathology


M.D., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH 2005

B.Sc., M.Sc., McGill University, Montreal, Canada 1994


Anatomic Pathology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2005-2007


Neuropathology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2007-2009

Surgical Pathology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2009-2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology,

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neuropathologists

College of American Pathologists

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Honors and Awards

Haile T. Debas Excellence in Teaching Award, Pathology, UC San Francisco, 2014

Resident Teaching Awards, UC San Francisco, 2008, 2010, 2012

Select Recent Publications


Rutkowski MJ, Alward RM, Chen R, Wagner J, Jahangiri A, Southwell DG, Kunwar S, Blevins L, Lee H, Aghi MK. Atypical pituitary adenoma: a clinicopathologic case series. J Neurosurg. 2018 Apr;128(4):1058-1065. doi:10.3171/2016.12.JNS162126. Epub 2017 Jun 9. PMID:28598278.

Imber BS, Lee HS, Kunwar S, Blevins LS, Aghi MK. Hypophysitis: a single-center case series. Pituitary. 2015 Oct;18(5):630-41. doi:10.1007/s11102-014-0622-5. PMID:25534888.

Lee HS, Tihan T. The basics of intraoperative diagnosis in neuropathology. Surg Pathol Clin. 2015 Mar;8(1):27-47. doi:10.1016/j.path.2014.10.006. Epub 2014 Dec 8. PMID:25783820.

Hiniker A, Daniels BH, Lee HS, Margeta M. Comparative utility of LC3, p62 and TDP-43 immunohistochemistry in differentiation of inclusion body myositis from polymyositis and related inflammatory myopathies. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2013 Jul 1;1:29. doi:10.1186/2051-5960-1-29. PMID:24252466.

Daniels BH, McComb RD, Mobley BC, Gultekin SH, Lee HS, Margeta M. LC3 and p62 as diagnostic markers of drug-induced autophagic vacuolar cardiomyopathy: a study of 3 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jul;37(7):1014-21. doi:10.1097/PAS.0b013e3182863fa8. PMID:23681079.

Lee HS, Daniels BH, Salas E, Bollen AW, Debnath J, Margeta M. Clinical utility of LC3 and p62 immunohistochemistry in diagnosis of drug-induced autophagic vacuolar myopathies: a case-control study. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e36221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036221. Epub 2012 Apr 27. PMID:22558391.