Sun Young Lee, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Sun Lee
732 Harrison Ave


Dr. Lee received her medical degree from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. She completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship in endocrinology training at Boston University School of Medicine/ Boston University Medical Center.

Her clinical interests include general endocrinology, thyroid disease, iodine metabolism, maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy. Research interests include thyroid disease in pregnancy, iodine nutrition in pregnancy, iodine metabolism and thyroid disease, thyroidal disrupting chemicals, and metabolic effects of thyroid disease.


  • Rutgers University, MD
  • Wellesley College, BA


  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Lee SY, McCarthy AM, Stohl H, Ibrahim S, Jeong C, Braverman LE, Ma W, He X, Mestman JH, Schuller KE, Jahreis KA, Pearce EN, Leung AM. Urinary Iodine, Perchlorate, and Thiocyanate Concentrations in U.S. Lactating Women. Thyroid. 2017 Dec; 27(12):1574-1581. PMID: 29130403.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/11/2017

    Lee SY, Stagnaro-Green A, MacKay D, Wong AW, Pearce EN. Iodine Contents in Prenatal Vitamins in the United States. Thyroid. 2017 08; 27(8):1101-1102. PMID: 28599614.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/19/2016

    Lee SY, Askin G, McDonnell ME, Arnold LM, Alexanian SM. HYPOGLYCEMIA RATES AFTER RESTRICTION OF HIGH-DOSE GLARGINE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS. Endocr Pract. 2016 12; 22(12):1393-1400. PMID: 27540877.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/19/2016

    Lee SY, Chesdachai S, Lee MJ, He XM, Tangpricha V, Braverman LE. Thyroid Function in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis: No Longer a Concern? Thyroid. 2016 07; 26(7):875-9. PMID: 27114049.

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  • Published on 3/30/2016

    De Leo S, Lee SY, Braverman LE. Hyperthyroidism. Lancet. 2016 Aug 27; 388(10047):906-18. PMID: 27038492.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/15/2016

    Lee S, Farwell AP. Euthyroid Sick Syndrome. Compr Physiol. 2016 Mar 15; 6(2):1071-80. PMID: 27065175.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/27/2015

    Kommareddy S, Lee SY, Braverman LE, Pearce EN. THYROID FUNCTION AND METABOLIC SYNDROME: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN OBESE AND OVERWEIGHT PATIENTS. Endocr Pract. 2015 Nov; 21(11):1204-10. PMID: 26214105.

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  • Published on 3/23/2015

    Lee SY, Chang DL, He X, Pearce EN, Braverman LE, Leung AM. Urinary iodine excretion and serum thyroid function in adults after iodinated contrast administration. Thyroid. 2015 May; 25(5):471-7. PMID: 25744578.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/24/2015

    Lee SY, Pearce EN. Reproductive endocrinology: Iodine intake in pregnancy--even a little excess is too much. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2015 May; 11(5):260-1. PMID: 25707780.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/6/2014

    Lee SY, Rhee CM, Leung AM, Braverman LE, Brent GA, Pearce EN. A review: Radiographic iodinated contrast media-induced thyroid dysfunction. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Feb; 100(2):376-83. PMID: 25375985.

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