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Eye care (ophthalmology)




Dr. Aaron Lee was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas but grew up mainly in Denver, Colorado. He earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard University and then attended Washington University in St. Louis for his medical degree. During his time there, he also completed a master's degree in clinical investigations. He then completed an internship at St John's Mercy Medical Center and was trained in ophthalmology at Washington University in St Louis.

After finishing residency, Dr. Lee completed two fellowships in vitreoretinal diseases. He completed a medical retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK and then a surgical retina fellowship at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

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.

Dr. Lee currently lives in the South Lake Union area with his wife who is also a retina specialist.

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