Andrew G. Lee, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Academic Institute
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

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

Head-Down Tilt Bed Rest Studies as a Terrestrial Analog for Spaceflight Associated Neuro-Ocular Syndrome
Ong, J, Lee, AG & Moss, HE 2021, , Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 12, 648958. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.648958

Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in the Junctional Scotoma of Traquair
Harish Bindiganavile, S, Bhat, N, Adesina, OO & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e111-e113. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000972

Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation-Related Embolic Stroke Causing Thalamic Esotropia
Panneerselvam, S, Al Othman, B, Kini, A & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e75-e76. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000866

Perineural Optic Nerve Enhancement in Giant Cell Arteritis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Nguyen, KK, Al Othman, BA, Kini, AT & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e42-e45. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000914

Dilation of the Perioptic Subarachnoid Space Anterior to Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma
Arnold, AC & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e100-e102. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000908

Simultaneous Bilateral Serous Retinal Detachments and Cortical Visual Loss in the PRES HELLP Syndrome
Kini, AT, Tabba, S, Mitchell, T, Al Othman, B & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e60-e63. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000942

Resident and Fellow Training in a Pandemic
Grossman, SN, Galetta, SL, Lee, AG, Biousse, V & Ishida, K 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 6-9. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001215

Localizing Thalamomesencephalic Afferent and Efferent Pupillary Defects
Sharifi, A, Sigireddi, RR, Lyons, LJ, Kini, AT, Al Othman, BA & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e136-e138. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000903

Restricted Diffusion in the Optic Nerve Head After Shock-Induced Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Al Othman, BA, Naser, M, Kini, AT & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e114-e115. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000897

Thyroid Eye Disease in Hashimoto Ataxia
Kanakamedala, AD, Al Othman, BA, Kini, AT & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e83-e84. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000884

Bilateral Scalp Necrosis in Giant Cell Arteritis
Somani, AN, Al Othman, B, Kini, T & Lee, AG 2021, , Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. e125-e127. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000000862

Transconjunctival versus Transcutaneous Injection of Botulinum Toxin into the Lacrimal Gland to Reduce Lacrimal Production: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Lee, AG, Lee, SH, Jang, M, Lee, SJ & Shin, HJ 2021, , Toxins, vol. 13, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins13020077

Quantitative measurement of passive duction force tension in intermittent exotropia and its clinical implications
Kang, H, Lee, SH, Oh, CS, Shin, HJ & Lee, AG 2021, , Graefes Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 259, no. 6, pp. 1617-1623. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-020-05030-x

Neuroimaging in space flight associated neuro-ocular syndrome (SANS)
Lee, AG 2021, , Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 1799-1800. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-021-01410-7

Escaping from the hunt
Park, B, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, P, Lee, AG & Bilyk, JR 2021, , Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 1065-1069. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.survophthal.2020.10.005

Murine typhus presenting as pseudotumor cerebri
Panneerselvam, S, Bhat, N, Bindiganavile, SH & Lee, AG 2021, , Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. e131-e133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.01.013

Outcomes of optic nerve sheath fenestration from superomedial eyelid crease approach
Malik, AI, Xu, J & Lee, AG 2021, , Orbit (London). https://doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2021.1880444

Targeted cancer therapy and its ophthalmic side effects: A review
Bindiganavile, SH, Bhat, N, Lee, AG, Gombos, DS & Al-Zubidi, N 2021, , Journal of Immunotherapy and Precision Oncology, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 6-15. https://doi.org/10.36401/JIPO-20-21

Orbital Compartment Syndrome after High-speed Air-Gasoline Blast Injury
Zhao, Z, Malik, A, Bhat, N, Bindiganavile, SH, Pandit, RT, Kavoussi, SC & Lee, AG 2021, , Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. E97-E100. https://doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001845

Superior oblique myositis following targeted therapy for papillary thyroid carcinoma
Tseng, AM, Peng, ET, H Bindiganavile, S, Raviskanthan, S, Bhat, N, Mortensen, PW, Heyne, KE & Lee, AG 2021, , Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. e125-e127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.01.016