Ching Yu Lee, MD


• Spine surgery, including
- Minimally invasive spinal techniques
- Endoscopic spinal surgery
- Cervical spinal disorders
- Spinal oncology, infection and trauma
- Spinal deformity, including scoliosis and kyphosis
• Orthopedic trauma surgery
• Arthoplasty of hip and knee

• English
• Chinese


Medical Doctor, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Professional Experience:

Aug 2017 – Current


Attending physician, Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital

Feb 2018 – Current

Lecturer, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University

Oct 2017 –Oct 2019

Supervisor, Taiwan Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Feb 2017 – Jul 2017

Lecturer, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University

Dec 2012 – Jul 2017



Assistant Professor, Attending physician, Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi

Aug 2007 – Nov 2012

Resident physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi


1. National Board of Medicine, Registration

2. Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon approved by Taiwan Orthopaedic Association, Certificate

3. Taiwan Spine Society, Certificate

4. Taiwan Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Certificate

5. Taiwan Society of Endoscopic Spine Surgery


  1. Lee CY, Huang TW, Wu MH, et al. Risk factors of synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis: a case control study in comparison with monofocal necrotizing fasciitis in Taiwan. BMC infectious diseases. 2019;19(1):513. (SCI)
  2. Wu MH, Lee CY, Huang TJ, et al. MLN4924, a Protein Neddylation Inhibitor, Suppresses the Growth of Human Chondrosarcoma through Inhibiting Cell Proliferation and Inducing Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Related Apoptosis. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;20(1). (SCI)
  3. Wu C, Lee CY, Huang TJ, Wu MH. Cement-augmented pedicle screw insertion assisted by spinal robotic systems for widespread spinal metastases. J Robot Surg. 2018.
  4. Wu MH, Dubey NK, Li YY, Lee CY, Cheng CC, Shi CS, Huang TJ. Comparison of minimally invasive spine surgery using intraoperative computed tomography integrated navigation, fluoroscopy, and conventional open surgery for lumbar spondylolisthesis: a prospective registry-based cohort study. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. Aug 2017;17(8):1082-1090. (SCI)
  5. Wu MH, Dubey NK, Lee CY, et al. Application of Intraoperative CT-Guided Navigation in Simultaneous Minimally Invasive Anterior and Posterior Surgery for Infectious Spondylitis. BioMed research international. 2017;2017:2302395. (SCI)
  6. Chu C, TJ Huang, Lin PY, Li YY, Wu MH, Yang TH, Cheng CC, Lee CY. Validate a two-step multiplex PCR in detecting pathogens of vertebral osteomyelitis. Focus on Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Formosan Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2017; 12:66-74.
  7. Lee CY, Wu MH, Cheng CC, et al. Comparison of gram-negative and gram-positive hematogenous pyogenic spondylodiscitis: clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16(1):735. (SCI)
  8. Lee CY, Li YY, Huang TW, et al. Synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis prognostic factors: a retrospective case series study in a single center. Infection. 2016;44(6):757-763. (SCI)
  9. Lee CY, Wu MH, LiYY, et al. Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery and Minimal Access Spinal Surgery Compared in Anterior Thoracic or Thoracolumbar Junctional Spinal Reconstruction: A Case-Control Study and Review of the Literature. BioMed Research International. vol. 2016, Article ID 6808507, 9 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/6808507. (SCI)
  10. Huang TJ, Lee CH, Wu MH, Li YY, Yang TH, Cheng CC, Lee CY, Lu CC, Chu C. Infectious Spondylitis-Associated Staphylococcus aureus with Virulence Gene pvl or tst Causes More Necrosis than Apoptosis in Human Alveolar Basal Epithelial Cell Line A549. Advances in Microbiology. 06(07):479-488 · January 2016.
  11. Li YY, Lee CY, Wu MH, et al. Intraoperative computed tomography navigation for transpedicular screw placement in posterior instrumentation and correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Formosan Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2016;7(1):57-62.
  12. Wu MH, Huang TY, Li YY, Huang TJ, Cheng CC, Lee CY, Lee Mel S, Hsu WW. Treatment outcomes of fungal vertebral osteomyelitis: A case series study and literature review. Formosan Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders Disorders. 2015;6(3):89-97
  13. Lee CY, Wu MH, Li YY, et al. Intraoperative computed tomography navigation for transpedicular screw fixation to treat unstable thoracic and lumbar spine fractures: clinical analysis of a case series (CARE-compliant). Medicine (Baltimore). 2015;94(20):e757. (SCI)
  14. Huang TW, Lee CY, Lin SJ, Lee MS, Hsu RW, Shen WJ. The Influence of Alignment on Midterm Outcome after Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Marked Coronal Femoral Bowing. J Arthroplasty. 2015;30(9):1531-1536. (SCI)
  15. Lee CY, Huang TJ, Li YY, Cheng CC, Wu MH. Comparison of minimal access and traditional anterior spinal surgery in managing infectious spondylitis: a minimum 2-year follow-up. Spine J. 2014;14(7):1099-1105. (SCI)
  16. Hsu WH, Lai LJ, Peng KT, Lee CY. Acute pyogenic inguinal abscess from complex soft-tissue infection or intra-abdominal pathology. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2014;15(5):467-473. (SCI)
  17. Ueng SW, Lee CY, Hu CC, Hsieh PH, Chang Y. What is the success of treatment of hip and knee candidal periprosthetic joint infection? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013;471(9):3002-3009. (SCI)
  18. Li YY, Huang TJ, Cheng CC, Wu MH, Lee CY. Comparing radiation exposure during percutaneous vertebroplasty using one- vs. two-fluoroscopic technique. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013;14:38. (SCI)
  19. Hsu WH*, Lee CY*, Lai LJ, Huang TY, Peng KT. The role of cross sectional imaging in the management of acute pyogenic inguinal abscess - extrapelvic versus intrapelvic origin. BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:155. (*co-first authorship) (SCI)
  20. Lee CY, Kuo LT, Peng KT, Hsu WH, Huang TW, Chou YC. Prognostic factors and monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis: gram-positive versus gram-negative pathogens. BMC Infect Dis. 2011;11:5. (SCI)
  21. Huang TW, Hsu WH, Peng KT, Lee CY. Effect of integrity of the posterior cortex in displaced femoral neck fractures on outcome after surgical fixation in young adults. Injury. 2011;42(2):217-222. (SCI)