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Aaron Lee, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at UW Medical Center.

Dr. Lee is an active clinician-scientist and is actively researching application of big data computing techniques in the field of ophthalmology. He has been the first to apply novel visualizations from results from cloud and cluster based computing environments. He is excited to help translate the latest breakthroughs in research into clinical care and to leverage the resources and facilities of University of Washington to provide excellent patient care.

Dr. Lee earned his M.D. at Washington University, St. Louis. He is interested in the intersection of large clinical medical datasets and using non-traditional computational techniques to both analyze and visualize the results. He has created programs to process next-generation sequencing data in supercomputing environments and analyzed numerous Big Data sources including CMS, US Census, and NLM MEDLINE archives.

Personal Interests

Dr. Lee enjoys hiking, photography and cooking.
University of British Columbia

Fellowship, 2015, Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Fellowship, 2014

Washington University SOM

Residency, 2013, Ophthalmology

St. John's Mercy Medical Center

Internship, 2010, Transitional Year

Washington University School of Medicine

Medical education, 2009

Washington University School of Medicine

Master, 2009


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2014, American Board of Ophthalmology