Andrew LeeThe Department of Ophthalmology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA F1000 Head of Faculty (since 06 April 2011)
Andrew G. Lee, M.D. is an Honors graduate of the University of Virginia (UVA) undergraduate school and an Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) graduate of the UVA School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency and was the chief resident at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1993. Following ophthalmology residency, Dr. Lee completed a clinical fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology with Neil R. Miller, MD, at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and was a post-doctoral Fight for Sight research fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, from 1993-1994. He then returned to Houston as faculty and was an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston from 1994-2000. From 2000-2008, Dr. Lee was Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery in the H. Stanley Thompson Neuro-ophthalmology Clinic at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In April 2009 Dr. Lee assumed the Chairmanship of the Department of Ophthalmology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas and is currently a Professor of Ophthalmology in Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College; Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine; an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa; and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston.
PRIOR SCHOLARLY WORK
Dr Lee has published over 280 peer-reviewed articles, 40 book chapters, and 7 full textbooks in ophthalmology. He serves on the Editorial Board of 12 journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology, the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, and Eye. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Academic Ophthalmology.
Among the many honors he has received are American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Honor Award, the AAO Secretariat Award, and the AAO Senior Achievement Award. Dr. Lee has been an invited guest speaker at over 200 national and international eye meetings. His area of clinical research interest is in optic nerve disease including papilledema, anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, optic nerve tumors, and optic neuritis.
He was the Director of New Educational Initiatives in the Graduate Medical Education (GME) office at Iowa and has published extensively in the area of resident graduate medical education. He has special interests in national and international resident education particularly in the area of the competencies in ophthalmology; he is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Academic Ophthalmology; and he was the author of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Resident and Specialist Curriculum. . Dr. Lee also has a keen interest in expanding resident and clinician expertise in geriatric ophthalmology and serves as the AAO representative to the American Geriatrics Society. He has been a member of the Accreditation Council for GME (ACGME) Residency Review Committee (RRC) for ophthalmology and the ACGME Working Groups for outcomes assessments and for the milestones project.
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