The Power List 2015
Lee’s current work involves using the internet to improve patient understanding of eye disease, and increasing transparency in the doctor-patient relationship. A recipient of the Maxwell Grand Prize in Ophthalmology, the Latham Vision Research Innovation Award for his academic pursuits, and Vanguard Ophthalmology Society’s Anterior Segment Fellow of the year 2012, he is passionate about health policy and the ways in which legal and regulatory issues affect doctors and their patients. He has taught many courses at national meetings and published extensively.
He offers two key pieces of advice to those wishing to succeed in the field: “1. Find great mentorship. 2. Seek out other young ophthalmologists to be your sounding board as you grow in your careers together.”