Hwa Jeong Lee, MD

Department of Pathology
Member of AMC Faculty

Jenny Lee is an associate professor and Director of Immunohistochemistry at Albany Medical College. She is board certified in combined anatomic and clinical pathology. Dr. Lee's research interests include gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreatobiliary pathology. She is also interested in the application of digital pathology in Hirschsprung disease, histopathology of liver biopsy in noncirrhotic portal hypertension and related disorders.

Select recent publications:

H Lee, Z Fu, BH Koo, CE Sheehan, GQ Young, J Lin, DT Patil, Z Yang. The expression of TTF1, CDX2 and ISL1 in 74 poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma. Ann Diagn Pathol 2018;37:30-34

C Zuo, Z Fu, E C Lee, L Foulke, GQ Young, D Cubero Rego, HLee. Microscopic ileitis in diverted and non-diverted enteric segments: an under-recognized condition with a multifactorial etiology. Hum Pathol 2018;77:80-87. doi:10.1016/j.humpath.2018.03.019 [PMID: 29596895]

S Najjar, S Ahn, I Kasago, C Zuo, K Umrau, S Ainechi, C Whyte, CE Sheehan, S M Homan, H Lee. Image processing and analysis (IPA) of mucosal calretinin staining to define the transition zone in Hirschsprung disease: A pilot study. Eur J Pediatr Surg Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1618594 [PMID: 29304518]

T El Jabbour, J S Ross, CE Sheehan, KE Affolter, KB Geiersbach, A Boguniewicz, S Ainechi, MP Bronner, DM Jones, H Lee. PD-L1 protein expression in tumour cells and immune cells in mismatch repair protein deficient and proficient colorectal cancer: The foundation study using the SP142 antibody and whole section immunohistochemistry. J Clin Pathol 2018;71(1):46-51. [PMID: 28667193]

C Zuo, V Chumbalkar, PF Ells, DJ Bonville, H Lee. Prevalence of histological features of idiopathic noncirrhotic portal hypertension in general population: A retrospective study of incidental liver biopsies. Hepatol Int 2017;11(5):452-60. [PMID: 28597108]


Gastrointestinal, Hepatic, Pancreaticobiliary Path
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Cleveland, OH


Oncologic Surgical Pathology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY


Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI


Asan Medical Center

Medical/Professional Education

Yonsei University College of Medicine