Soo Ik Lee

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Soo Ik Lee, MD (died 1995) was a Korean-born American neurologist and a subspecialist in clinical neurophysiology based at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.


He graduated medical school in Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea in 1958. He spent his residency in neurology at University of Virginia and served a fellowship in EEG at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He returned to South Korea and served as chair of neurology at Yonsei University. In 1974, he was hired as faculty of neurology at the University of Virginia. He was director of EEG and Evoked Potentials. His clinical research centered on the clinical and EEG characteristics of nonconvulsive status epilepticus (also complex partial status epilepticus, absence status epilepticus, ictal stupor).

Selected bibliography

Lee SI. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Ictal confusion in later life. Arch Neurol 1985;42(8):778-781.
Fagan KJ, Lee SI. Prolonged confusion following convulsions due to generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Neurology 1990;40(11):1689-1694.
Granner MA, Lee SI. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus: EEG analysis in a large series. Epilepsia 1994;35(1):42-