Dr. Scott E. Lee MD, MPH, FACS
Dr. Scott Lee MD MPH FACS is a board certified orbit, ophthalmic, and oculoplastic surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, MD-MPH from UCLA/Harvard as a joint degree program, residency in ophthalmology at UCSF, and fellowship at the renowned Sydney Eye Hospital.
Dr. Lee is a Castle Connolly top doctor, awarded to <1% of all ophthalmologists, San Francisco Magazine's Top Doctors Award recipient for the best physicians in the bay area, IAO top ophthalmologist- leading physicians of the world, as well as numerous other clinical awards. He is adjunct assistant professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, where he won the Plager teaching award (Teacher/Professor of the year) for his teaching of the Stanford ophthalmology residents. Dr. Lee is at the School of Public Health, UC Berkeley, where global public health and the epidemiology of eye disease. In 2020, he won the UC Berkeley campus wide Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. In addition, he serves as an examiner and diplomat for the American Board of Ophthalmology.
He is the founder and CEO of the non-profit iCare which is active in international medical missions work. iCare has taught surgeons and helped to develop sustainable surgical interventions in Bhutan, India, Haiti, Macedonia, China, Myanmar, Bolivia, Morocco, Cambodia, Swaziland, Kenya, and many other countries.
Dr. Lee is active in research and development of new technology in medicine, as partner and chief medical officer of 2 start-ups, and sits on various boards in venture capital, non-profit, and other sectors. Last year Dr. Lee's startups won the Fung Capstone Leadership Award in addition to many others.
Outside of work, Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, surfing, making pottery, oil painting, mountain biking, church activities, playing violin, and dominating his 2 little boys in basketball.
You can learn more about his affiliations with Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UCSF Children's Hospital with the following links: