Vicky Lee, MD PHD
Dr. Vicky Lee believes patients and providers should work together on cancer treatment plans. She takes the time to explain a diagnosis, cancer staging, and treatment options. She sees better outcomes when people understand and engage in their care. When there is an improvement in the quality of life for patients, she feels rewarded.
As a teenager, Dr. Lee lost family and friends to cancer. She was inspired to become an oncologist/hematologist to help save lives. Throughout her career, she has witnessed the emergence of technologies that are now used to help patients control their cancer and even cure some early-stage cancers. She has a special interest in breast cancer, cancer genetics, melanoma, colon cancer, and lung cancer. She helps her patients by keeping current with cancer medicine and cutting-edge science.
After completing her doctor of medicine at Shandong Medical University, Dr. Lee earned her PHD in internal medicine at Beijing Medical University in Beijing, China. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Elmhurst Medical Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York. She was a fellow in hematology and oncology at North Shore University Hospital/New York University School of Medicine in Manhasset, New York. She earned a certificate in cancer genetic risk assessment at City of Hope in California.
Dr. Lee enjoys discussing medical advances with her husband, a retired neurosurgeon. She is proud of her children. Her daughter followed in her footsteps by completing her doctor of medicine and doctorate. Her son is still in school; she enjoys supporting his studies and helping him with math equations. Dr. Lee loves to hike and fish with her family in the great outdoors. In her spare time, she appreciates quiet moments with a good book.