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 Attending 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 is licensed in both Massachusetts and California. Currently, she mentors four students and serves as a member of six professional societies including the New England Ophthalmologic Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Cornea Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. She is conducting three studies and receives the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Foundation Research grant for her paper titled “The role of Thrombospondin 1 in inflammatory ocular surface disease”.


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


  • 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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  • Published on 3/1/2003

    Thiagalingam S, Cheng KH, Lee HJ, Mineva N, Thiagalingam A, Ponte JF. Histone deacetylases: unique players in shaping the epigenetic histone code. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Mar; 983:84-100. PMID: 12724214.

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  • Published on 1/1/2002

    Thiagalingam S, Foy RL, Cheng KH, Lee HJ, Thiagalingam A, Ponte JF. Loss of heterozygosity as a predictor to map tumor suppressor genes in cancer: molecular basis of its occurrence. Curr Opin Oncol. 2002 Jan; 14(1):65-72. PMID: 11790983.

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