John E. Lee, MS, LCGC

Program Manager, Genetic Counselor

John Lee, MS, LCGC, is the program manager for the Genetic Counseling Clinic at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. The program provides genetic counseling and risk assessment to patients primarily with a personal or family history of cancer. Areas of specialty in the program include BRCA1, BRCA2, Lynch syndrome and a variety of other hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes.

Mr. Lee is also actively involved as a genetic counselor in clinical cancer genetics, including risk assessment, genetic testing, case management and genetic counseling services. Other interests involve supervision of graduate genetic counseling students as well as undergraduates and volunteers interested in pursuing genetic counseling as a career. Past research areas include the analysis of interval and screen-detected cancers after genetic testing in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.

Mr. Lee received his bachelor of arts in genetics at Rutgers University and his master of science in genetic counseling from the University of California, Irvine. He is an active member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. He is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is licensed by the California Department of Public Health.

To schedule a genetic counseling appointment, please call 310-423-3696.