Andrew G. Lee, MD

Herb and Jean Lyman Centennial Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology-Blanton Eye Institute
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

Central nervous system hemorrhage due to chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Raviskanthan, S, Hall, MN, Mortensen, PW, Chévez-Barrios, P & Lee, AG 2022, , Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. e56-e59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.06.021

Branch retinal artery occlusions after balloon sinuplasty due to formation of a traumatic pseudoaneurysm in the internal carotid artery and embolization treatment
Rohani, N, Beaver, HA & Lee, AG 2022, , American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, vol. 25, 101313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2022.101313

Optic Perineuritis in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia-Related Cryoglobulinemic Vasculitis
Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW, Chevez-Barrios, P, Kim, RY, Desai, MD & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E306-E309. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001406

Calciphylaxis a Giant Cell Arteritis Mimic: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Duong, AA, Bhat, N, Bindiganavile, SH, Chevez-Barrios, P & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E362-E366. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001395

Neuro-Ophthalmic Presentation of Myelomatous Meningitis
Thomson, AC, Nakawah, MO, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E417-E419. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001287

Is Neuroretinitis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis?
Miller, NR, Johnson, LN, Bakaeva, T, Van Stavern, GP & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 126-130. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001374

Orbital Ependymoma
Tsimchi, IM, Malik, AI, Takashima, M & Lee, AG 2022, , Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. E51-E54. https://doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000002095

Hypnic Headaches in a Patient Post Coiling and Clipping of Intracranial Aneurysm
Aldred, MP, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E415-E416. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001284

Neurosyphilis Masquerading as Guillain-Barre Syndrome
McNiel, CL, Bhat, N, Bindiganavile, SH, Raviskanthan, S & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E412-E414. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001176

Hypnic Amaurosis Fugax
Thoveson, A, Baig, IF, Mortensen, PW & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E357-E358. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001315

Postoperative Vision Loss
Ali, A, Raviskanthan, S, Sharifi, A & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E458. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001401

Metastatic Breast Cancer Presenting as Progressive Ophthalmoplegia 30 Years after Initial Cancer Diagnosis
Karimaghaei, S, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW, Malik, AI & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E446-E447. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001385

Intracranial hypertension associated with arthroprosthetic cobaltism?
Hsu, CW, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW & Lee, AG 2022, , American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, vol. 25, 101255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2022.101255

Reversible Nutritional Deficiency-Related Conjunctival Xerosis and Optic Neuropathy Secondary to an Exclusively Potato-Based Diet
Bailey, MD, Mortensen, PW, Raviskanthan, S & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E323-E325. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001217

Isolated Fourth Nerve Palsy as the Presenting Sign of Clival Chordoma
Hall, MN, Raviskanthan, S, Mortensen, PW & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E391-E393. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001169

Paraneoplastic Cone Dysfunction Secondary to Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report
Ghosh, A, Bindiganavile, SH, Bhat, N & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E374-E376. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001250

Paracentral Acute Middle Maculopathy in Pregnancy
Scott, RA, Bhat, N, Bindiganavile, SH, Li, HK & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E440-E442. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001307

Delayed Carbon Monoxide Optic Neuropathy
Brocca, D, Pellegrini, F, Cuna, A, Leonardi, F & Lee, AG 2022, , Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. E326-E330. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNO.0000000000001269

Orbital Ependymoma
Tsimchi, IM, Malik, AI, Takashima, M & Lee, AG 2022, , Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000002095

Functional vision disorders in adults: a paradigm and nomenclature shift for ophthalmology
Raviskanthan, S, Wendt, S, Ugoh, PM, Mortensen, PW, Moss, HE & Lee, AG 2022, , Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.survophthal.2021.03.002