///Glaucoma Specialist Christopher Lee, M.D., Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

Glaucoma Specialist Christopher Lee, M.D., Joins UAMS Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute

Nov. 6, 2017 | Christopher Lee, M.D., has joined the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

He will also serve as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology. Lee specializes in glaucoma.

Lee comes to UAMS from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he completed his residency and fellowship, following an internship in internal medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A graduate of Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, he earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

His clinical interests include medical and surgical glaucoma, cataracts and comprehensive ophthalmology. His research interests focus on the effect of glaucoma on the retina as it pertains to injections for treatment of glaucoma. During his residency, Lee was part of a research team that developed a handheld mobile device to provide home monitoring for patients with diabetic macular edema and macular degeneration.

Lee is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.



UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Myeloma Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,834 students, 822 medical residents and six dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.

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