Aaron Y. Lee M.D.

Aaron Y. Lee M.D.


  • English


  • Eye care (optometry exams)


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.


Institution Credential Year
Washington University School of Medicine Master 2009
St. John's Mercy Medical Center Internship 2010
Washington University SOM Residency 2013
Moorfields Eye Hospital Fellowship 2014
University of British Columbia Fellowship 2015
Washington University School of Medicine Medical education 2009

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology 2014