Andrew Lee, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Chair, Ophthalmology

Houston Methodist Eye Associates

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Andrew Lee, MD

Chair, Ophthalmology

Houston Methodist Eye Associates

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About Me

Dr. Lee is a Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a Neuro-ophthalmologist and is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Blanton Eye Institute, at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is also an adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Lee came to Houston Methodist Hospital after serving on the faculty at both the University of Iowa, Baylor College of Medicine and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He was an Alpha Omega Alpha Graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine (MD, 1989).

Dr. Lee did his Ophthalmology Residency at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (90-93, Ophthalmology Chief resident, 92-93). He did a Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, and was a Fight for Sight (Herbert Tenzer Memorial) Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Neuropathology.

Dr. Lee has published over 400 peer reviewed publications and been the invited speaker at over 200 regional, national, and international medical meetings. He has been on the editorial board of 14 scientific journals including JAMA Ophthalmology, the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, and the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology.

Clinical Interests

Neuro-Ophthalmology
Ocular Genetics
Ocular Inflammation/Uveitis
Ocular Oncology
Ocular Trauma

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE : COVENTRY/FIRST HEALTH ADVANTRA
Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Ophthalmology
MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Virginia School of Medicine-Charlottesville, VA | 1989
RESIDENCY
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 1993
INTERNSHIP
University of Virginia - Charolttesvle, VA
FELLOWSHIP
Johns Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore, MD-Neuro-Ophthalmology | 1994
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
  • Houston Methodist Blanton Eye Institute
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