Professor and Chair
Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital
Bellaire, Texas, United States
Andrew G. Lee, M.D. is the Herb and Jean Lyman Centennial Chair in Ophthalmology and is the Founding Chairman of the Blanton Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas and is Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is adjunct professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine; Texas A and M College of Medicine; University of Iowa and the University of Buffalo; and Clinical Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Lee has been an AAO member for over 25 years and has served in numerous leadership roles at the AAO including member of the OKAP Committee, Chair of the AAO Task Force on Aging and later, AAO Committee on Aging. He has received AAO the AAO Achievement Award, Senior Achievement Award, Secretariat Award (2X), and Lifetime Achievement Award and he volunteers with the Minorities in Ophthalmology Mentors (MOM) program. He has been on the AAO Annual Program Meeting Committee and the AAO-NANOS Committee and is the NANOS representative and Treasurer for the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology (AUPO) Fellowship Compliance Committee (FCC). He is a past President and Current Chairman of the Board of North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and has board membership experience at the medical organization and lay levels including Board of Trustees, Houston Symphony, Treasurer and Board of Houston Neurological Society (HNS), Treasurer and Board of Houston Ophthalmological Society (HOS). Dr. Lee has been the invited speaker at over 300 national and international medical meetings; has written over 500 peer reviewed publications and 14 full textbooks; and has given 15 named lectures. He lives in Houston, Texas with his wife, two daughters, and two cats.
Friday, March 3, 2023
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST