Hyunjoo Jean Lee, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Hyunjoo Lee
85 E. Concord Street


Hyunjoo Lee, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Boston University School of Medicine and the Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Boston University Eye Associates. Before being appointed as an assistant professor, Dr. Lee completed her residency at the Boston University Medical Center and her fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Her clinical expertise is in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular surface lesions, corneal transplantation including endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK and DSEK), cataract surgery, complex anterior segment surgery, and corneal collagen cross-linking. Her research interests are in the application of advanced optical imaging to the diagnosis of ocular surface lesions and corneal disease, as well as in the potential role of thrombospondin 1 in glaucoma and pterygium. She is also the site PI for a multi-center international study of the use of prophylactic valacyclovir in Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus.


  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Medicine, PhD
  • University of California, Berkeley, BA


  • Published on 5/8/2019

    Lee HJ, Zhang L, Zhang S, Yi J. Detection of Malignancy in Ocular Surface Lesions by Inverse Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography and Two-Photon Autofluorescence. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2019 May; 8(3):16. PMID: 31114716.

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  • Published on 4/16/2019

    Peeler CE, Villani CM, Fiorello MG, Lee HJ, Subramanian ML. Patient Satisfaction with Oral versus Intravenous Sedation for Cataract Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ophthalmology. 2019 09; 126(9):1212-1218. PMID: 31002834.

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  • Published on 8/23/2018

    Wu K, Lee HJ, Desai MA. Risk factors for early onset elevated intraocular pressure after pterygium surgery. Clin Ophthalmol. 2018; 12:1539-1547. PMID: 30197500.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Bryant T, Lee HJ. To the Editor. Cornea. 2017 03; 36(3):e6-e7. PMID: 28098660.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Lee HJ, Munir WM. Reply. Cornea. 2017 Mar; 36(3):e10-e11. PMID: 28141744.

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  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Lee HJ, Munir WM. Eventual Endothelial Failure After Initial Corneal Clearing After a Detached Endothelial Graft in Fuchs Dystrophy. Cornea. 2017 Feb; 36(2):241-243. PMID: 28060074.

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  • Published on 8/17/2016

    Suaiti L, Al-Haseni A, Lee H, Sahni D. Iris mammillations in a pair of twins with Cowden syndrome. JAAD Case Rep. 2016 Jul; 2(4):323-5. PMID: 27570815.

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  • Published on 9/1/2013

    Lee HJ, Colby KA. A review of the clinical and genetic aspects of aniridia. Semin Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep-Nov; 28(5-6):306-12. PMID: 24138039.

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  • Published on 1/1/2013

    Hamill CE, Bozorg S, Peggy Chang HY, Lee H, Sayegh RR, Shukla AN, Chodosh J. Corneal alkali burns: a review of the literature and proposed protocol for evaluation and treatment. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013; 53(4):185-94. PMID: 24088945.

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  • Published on 4/1/2009

    Lee HJ, Pazin DE, Kahlon RS, Correa SM, Albrecht KH. Novel markers of early ovarian pre-granulosa cells are expressed in an Sry-like pattern. Dev Dyn. 2009 Apr; 238(4):812-25. PMID: 19301398.

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