Andrew G. Lee, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Clinical Member, Research Institute
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology-Blanton Eye Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

Dr. Lee received his first faculty appointment in 1994 as an Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He became an Associate Professor there in 1998 and a member of the key clinical faculty in the following year. In 2000, Dr. Lee joined the faculty at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA as an Associate Professor and later a full Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery. He serves on the editorial boards of 12 journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, and Eye and is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Academic Ophthalmology. Dr. Lee is a recipient of the Honor Award, Secretariat Award, and Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Resident training is a particular interest of Dr. Lee. He has published several papers on teaching and competency testing methods in ophthalmology residency programs. Dr. Lee joined Houston Methodist Hospital and Research Institute in 2009 and is currently Chair of the Blanton Eye Institute at Houston Methodist Hospital and Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College.

Description of Research

Dr. Lee is interested in optic nerve disorders and, in particular, tumors of the optic nerve. He is involved in ophthalmic graduate medical education and in the teaching and assessing of the ACGME competencies.

Areas Of Expertise

Optic nerve Visual field loss Double vision Nystagmus
Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship , Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency , Baylor College of Medicine
Internship , Roanoke Memorial Hospital, an Affiliated Program of the University of Virginia
MD , University of Virginia School of Medicine
Publications

Management of ischemic optic neuropathies
Espino Barros, A, Amram, AL, Derham, AM, Smith, SV & Lee, AG 2017, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, vol 12, no. 2, pp. 99-109. DOI:

Homonymous Hemianopsia Due to Posterior Cortical Atrophy
Pellegrini, F, Lee, AG & Zucchetta, P 2017, Neuro-Ophthalmology, pp. 1-5. DOI:

Update on Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Smith, SV & Lee, AG 2017, Neurologic Clinics, vol 35, no. 1, pp. 115-123. DOI:

Neuro-Ophthalmology for Neurologists
Lee, AG 2017, Neurologic Clinics, vol 35, no. 1, pp. xi. DOI:

The QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Assay in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Little, LM, Rigi, M, Suleiman, A, Smith, SV, Graviss, EA, Foroozan, R & Lee, AG 2017, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. DOI:

Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative: An Eleven-Specialty Collaboration to Improve Care of Older Adults
Lee, AG, Burton, JA & Lundebjerg, NE 2017, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. DOI:

Persistent Asymmetric Optic Disc Swelling After Long-Duration Space Flight: Implications for Pathogenesis
Mader, TH, Gibson, RR, Otto, CA, Sargsyan, AE, Miller, NR, Subramanian, PS, Hart, SF, Lipsky, W, Patel, NB & Lee, AG 2016, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. DOI:

Orbital metastasis mimicking internuclear ophthalmoplegia: A case report and review
Lin, WV, Chévez-Barrios, P, Sadaka, A & Lee, AG 2016, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. DOI:

Cerebellopontine angle astrocytoma producing Bruns nystagmus mimicking vestibular schwannoma
Park, BS, Smith, SV, Sadaka, A & Lee, AG 2016, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. DOI:

Emerging Subspecialties in Neurology: Neuro-ophthalmology
Smith, SV & Lee, AG 2016, Neurology, vol 87, no. 18, pp. 1960-1961. DOI:

Alleviating maneuvers for benign essential blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm
Lee, AG & Miller, NR 2016, JAMA ophthalmology, vol 134, no. 11, pp. 1253-1254. DOI:

Screening for tuberculosis in neuro-ophthalmology
Little, LM, Graviss, EA, Foroozan, R & Lee, AG 2016, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, vol Vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1-6. DOI:

Teaching Video Neuro Images: P/Q-type voltage-gated calcium channel-associated paraneoplastic elliptical nystagmus
Mistry, EA, Lee, AG & Lai, EC 2016, Neurology, vol 87, no. 10, pp. e109. DOI:

Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Periorbital Region Complicated by Combined Central Retinal Artery Occlusion, Central Retinal Vein Occlusion, and Posterior Ciliary Occlusion
Sultan, H, Malik, A, Li, HK, Chévez-Barrios, P & Lee, AG 2016, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. DOI:

Neuro-Ophthalmology Cases for the Neurologist
Smith, SV, Amram, AL, Rodarte, EM & Lee, AG 2016, Neurologic clinics, vol 34, no. 3, pp. 611-29. DOI:

Fulminant idiopathic intracranial hypertension managed with oral acetazolamide
Espino Barros Palau, A, Morgan, ML, Yalamanchili, S & Lee, AG 2016, Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien dophtalmologie, vol 51, no. 4, pp. e121-5. DOI:

A rare association: Cushing disease and central serous chorioretinopathy
Clarke, C, Smith, SV & Lee, AG 2016, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. DOI:

Subconcussive head trauma and near point of convergence
Lee, AG & Galetta, SL 2016, JAMA ophthalmology, vol 134, no. 7, pp. 770-771. DOI:

Perioperative nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in Jehovah's Witnesses
Amram, AL, Smith, SV & Lee, AG 2016, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. DOI:

Not all Headaches are Migraines
Chih-Hui Tien, M, Ramachandran, P, White, OB & Lee, AG 2016, Survey of Ophthalmology. DOI: