Chyi-Long LEE MD, PhD


Laparoscopy surgery for infertility, Pelvic floor reconstruction, Surgery for gynecologic cancer , Treatment for infertility (Ovulation induction, Oocyte retrieval, ART, Embryo transfer, Laparoscopic tubal re-anastomosis)


Dr. Chyi-Long Lee MD, is a board-certified surgeon pioneering in Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy. Every year, Dr. Lee performs over 733 operations, with a solid 60% success rate for IVF patients and a 92.1 survival rate for laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer (Lee CL, Wu KY, Huang KG, Lee PS, Yen CF. Long-term survival outcomes of laparoscopically assisted radical hysterectomy in treating early-stage cervical cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Aug;203(2):165.e1-7).

Dr. Lee graduated from the Taipei Medical University in 1983 and obtained his Ph.D. degree from  the Kyorin University, Japan. He has been practicing for over 28 years in the fields of Obstetrics and gynecology, endoscopic surgery, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and gynecological oncology. The conditions usually treated by Dr. Lee include: infertility , oncology by endoscopy, and Mullerian Anomalies.

He is currently a board member of the International society for gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE), a professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a faculty of Medicine at Taiwan's Chang Gung University. Furthermore, as one of the founders of the Asia-Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy, Dr. Lee serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Asia-pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy (APAGE), an association which integrates  over 15 associations in the gynecologic field worldwide. He was also previously the Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) Department in Taiwan's Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.

As speaker and organizer of numerous local and international conferences and workshops, Prof Lee is dedicated to the development and education of minimally invasive surgery in the Asia-Pacific region.


  1. Best film in first film festival of the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists 1994.
  2. Best article award of 1994 in the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists.
  3. Best film in second film festival of the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists 1995.
  4. Second Place Prize Poster Winner in American Society for Reproductive medicine, Oct. 1995.
  5. NSC Research Award 1994.
  6. NSC Research Award 1995.  
  7. Best film in second film festival of the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists 1996.
  8. Best film in third film festival of the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists 1997.
  9. Best film in forth film festival of the Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecologic Endoscopists 1998.
  10. Best paper award of The Society of Laser in Medicine of Taiwan, 1998.
  11. Reviewer, Chang Gung Medical Journal, Since 1997.
  12. Founder, Taiwanese Association of Menopause (TAM) 2002.
  13. Founder, Asia-Pacific Association of Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy.(APAGE), 2003
  14. Editor, Taiwan Association of Obstetric and Gynecology. 2003-2005
  15. Editor, The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, 2006
  16. Board of Trustee, AAGL, 2007-2009
  17. Editor, Journal of International Obstetrics and Gynecology, since 2009
  18. Editor, Journal of Women’s Medicine (Korean Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology), since 2009
  19. Editor, International Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Major Publications

Up to date, Dr. Lee has published nearly 200 papers.

Medical Texbooks

  1. Gynecologic Endoscopy, Beijing:The People Hygiene Publisher, 2001.
  2. Infertility and reproductive endocrinology, Taipei:The Ho-Chi Publisher, 2003.
  3. State of the Art: Atlas of Endoscopic Surgery in Infertility and Gynecology. Jaypee brothers medical publishers, 2004.
  4. Gynecological Endoscopy and Infertility. Jaypee brothers medical publishers, 2006.
  5. Manual of New Hysterectomy Techniques. Jaypee brothers medical publishers, 2007.
  6. Laparoscopic Management of Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence. Jaypee brothers medical publishers, 2008.


  1. Menopause—Living in a younger life, 1995 Asianculture Publisher
  2. Revolution in Gynecologic Surgery, 1996 Asianculture Publisher
  3. The prevention of Endometriosis, 1997 Linking Publisher
  4. Girl’s Chitchat, 1998 Linking Publisher
  5. The New Trend of Reproductive Treatment, 1999 Linking Publisher
  6. Be Healthy, 2001 YCRC Publisher
  7. Menopause—Living healthy, 2005 Leaf Publisher
  8. Menopause, 2007 Ho-Chi Publisher

Paper Publications

  1. Su H, Yen CF, Wu KY, Han CM, *Lee CL.Hysterectomy via transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): feasibility of an innovative approach.Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jun;51(2):217-21.
  2. Yu HT, *Lee CL, Huang HY, Soong YK.Successful pregnancy in a woman with Kallmann's syndrome using human menopausal gonadotropin followed by low-dose human chorionic gonadotropin in the mid-to-late follicular phase.Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jun;51(2):300-2.
  3. Han CM, *Lee CL, Su H, Wu PJ, Wang CJ, Yen CF.Single-port laparoscopic myomectomy: initial operative experience and comparative outcome.Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Wu PJ, Tseng LH, Chang SD, *Lee CL.Clinical outcome after laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy with transvaginal uterosacral ligament fixation.Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep;51(3):363-7.
  5. Wu HM, Lin-Tan DT, Wang ML, Huang HY, *Lee CL, Wang HS, Soong YK, Lin JL.Lead level in seminal plasma may affect semen quality for men without occupational exposure to lead.Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2012 Nov 8;10:91.
  6. Wu PJ, Han CM, Wang CJ, *Lee CL.Early detection and minimally invasive management of intramuralpregnancy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013 Jan-Feb;20(1):123-6.
  7. *Lee CL, Wu KY, Su H, Yen CF, Ueng SH.Regarding “Transvaginal single-port natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery.” J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013 Jan-Feb;20(1):131-2. 
  8. Lee PS, Tsao LI, Liu CY, *Lee CL.Effectiveness of Telephone-Based Counseling for Improving the Quality of Life Among Middle-Aged Women. Health Care Women Int. 2013 Feb 6.
  9. Sicam RV, Huang KG, Chang YC, *Lee CL.Maintenance of ovarian function in end-of-life cervical cancer patient following primary surgico-radiotherapy and ovarian transposition. J Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Apr;24(2):204-7.
  10. Wu HM, Wang HS, Huang HY, Lai CH, Lee CL, Soong YK, Leung PC.Gonadotropin-releasing hormone type II (GnRH-II) agonist regulates the invasiveness of endometrial cancer cells through the GnRH-I receptor and mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)-dependent activation of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2.BMC Cancer. 2013 Jun 20;13:300.