Dr. Nahyoung "Grace" Lee Joins Mass. Eye and Ear

January 06, 2015

Offers expert eye cancer care and ophthalmic plastic surgery

Contact: Mary Leach

BOSTON, MASS. (Jan. 6, 2015) -- Nahyoung " Grace Lee, M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist, has joined Massachusetts Eye and Ear to provide expert care for people with eye cancer in addition to ophthalmic plastic surgery with specialized expertise in Asian eyelid surgery.

Dr. Grace LeeDr. Lee treats patients at both the downtown campus of Massachusetts Eye and Ear as well as at our office at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Waltham, 1601 Trapelo Road, Suite 184, Waltham, 02451.

Dr. Lee is a full-time ophthalmologist in the Mass. Eye and Ear Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service. After graduating cum laude from Johns Hopkins University with an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, Dr. Lee completed her medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During medical school, she received numerous awards and scholarships, including a National Science Foundation Research Scholar award and a Harold Lamport Student Research Award.

In 2007, she completed an internship in General Surgery at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, and then entered the residency program at Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California. Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in Ocular Pathology and Oncology at the Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University where she received specialized training in the treatment of choroidal melanoma, retinoblastoma and other ocular tumors.

Dr. Lee received the competitive AUPO research award given to four residents or fellows in the country each year for her research in gene expression in non-specific orbital inflammation. She joined Mass. Eye and Ear as a Clinical Research Fellow in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, where in addition to her clinical subspecialty training, she engaged in innovative research on orbital angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis in thyroid eye disease. She further honed her subspecialty and surgical training during a two-year Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at Mass. Eye and Ear and received the prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award in 2013-2014.

Dr. Lee is fluent in Spanish and Korean, as well as English. To make an appointment with Dr. Lee, visit this web page or call 617-573-5550.