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Phillip Lee, MD
Departments: Pediatrics
Specialties: Endocrinology - Pediatric
Languages: English
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Dr. Phillip Lee is Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at UTMB. He received his M.D. at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University followed by a pediatric internship at UTMB, pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Stanford University.

Dr. Lee’s previous faculty appointments have included Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Assistant Professor and Acting-Chief of the Texas Children’s Hospital Diabetes Care Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Attending Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital Oakland, Director of Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital Orange County and, most recently, Professor and Clinical Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Lee has also previously served as Director of Research and Scientific Affairs at Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc. in Webster, TX, Technical Director at Immunodiagnostic Systems Ltd in the England, Senior Medical Director in Endocrinology and Fertility clinical development at EMD Serono Inc. in Rockland, MA and Principal Medical Scientific Expert in cardiovascular-metabolism at Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Lee’s scientific and medical publications include book chapters, clinical reviews and more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts. His research and clinical interests include growth factors, biomarker assay development, disorders of growth and development, obesity, diabetes, and Prader-Willi syndrome.


Medical/Professional School:

Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL, MD, 1980


Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL, 1983


Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine - Stanford, CA, 1986


Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1981

UTMB Health Island Pediatrics East - Galveston
400 Harborside Drive #103
Galveston, TX 77550
Fax: (409) 772-3680

UTMB Health Pediatric Primary and Specialty Care, Bay Colony
2785 Gulf Freeway South #2.200
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (409) 772-3680

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He basically doesn't talk to you about anything - very difficult to understand plan for care.Apr 28,2016
I would like to say that I had very good assistant to my daughter, very good person and nice talking.Mar 30,2016
Explain everything and laid out a plan for treatment.Mar 28,2016
Dr. Lee is patient, friendly, and thorough in his examinations.Dec 15,2015