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Phillip D. Lee, MD

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Phillip Lee, M.D., is a professor of pediatrics and director of pediatric endocrinology at University of Texas Medical Branch (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 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.

Pediatric Care


  • Pediatric Endocrinology

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago , IL
United States of America

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX
United States of America

Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago , IL
United States of America

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

UTMB - The University of Texas Medical Branch


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