Cecilia S. Lee M.D. Accepting new patients

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Eye care (optometry exams)


English, Korean, Spanish


Cecilia Lee, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Lee enjoys participating in patients’ healthcare by providing personalized, up-to-date medical care. She enjoys translating next-generation research tools in medical retina to the clinic and providing deeper insights in each patient’s care. Having grown up in Buenos Aires, she enjoys Latin American culture and is delighted to see Spanish-speaking patients in her clinic.

Dr. Lee earned her M.D. from Emory University, Atlanta. She is a clinician scientist and her research interests are focused in diseases of the retina and uveitis. She is dedicated in improving our knowledge on pathogens’ role in various ocular conditions and understanding the clinical outcome. She is also interested in using non-invasive imaging modalities to find new biomarkers to predict the outcomes of different retinal diseases.

Personal Interests

Dr. Lee's pastimes include traveling, hiking, Crossfit, music and pottery.
Eye Institute at Harborview

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), Glaucoma

Ophthalmology (Eye) Clinic at Harborview

Ophthalmology (Eye) Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 4th Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), General surgery

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Fellowship, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Fellowship, 2013, Uveitis

Emory University

Residency, 2012, Ophthalmology

Emory University

Internship, 2009

Emory University

Medical education, 2008


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2015, American Board of Ophthalmology