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Katherine A. Lee, MD

MD

Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

Specialties


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      305 E. Jefferson St. Boise, ID 83712
      DISTANCE: 0 mi | Get Directions
      Hours
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Appointments
    • Fax
      • (208) 381-6911

Conditions & Treatments

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked Tear Ducts
  • Chalazion
  • Coloboma
  • Congenital Cataracts
  • Cortical Visual Impairment
  • Double Vision
  • Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)
  • Eye Crossing (Strabismus)
  • Eye Crossing (Strabismus/Esotropia)
  • Eye Drifting (Exotropia)
  • Eye Patching
  • Failed Vision Screen
  • Farsighted (Hyperopia)
  • Glaucoma
  • Iritis
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsighted (Myopia)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia
  • Papilledema
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Stye
  • Uveitis

About Katherine A. Lee

Biography

Katherine Lee, MD, PhD is the medical director of St. Luke's Pediatric Ophthalmology. She is a former vice chair of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and currently serves as a principal investigator. She also produces and edits publications for the American Association of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Lee is a board member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She has been listed on over 30 peer-reviewed publications advancing the science and treatment of pediatric eye care, and has contributed to numerous research programs funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Lee is also a board member of the Treasure Valley YMCA. In her free time, she enjoys biking, running, skiing, triathlons, cooking, and spending time with her family.

  • Medical School

    Washington University
  • Residency

    University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Fellowship

    University of Minnesota
  • Board Certification

    Ophthalmology
  • Gender

    Female
  • Languages Spoken

    English

Publications

Repka MX, Dean TW, Lazar EL, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Cataract surgery in children from birth to less than 13 years of age: baseline characteristics of the cohort.
Ophthalmology. 2016 Dec;123(12):2462-2473. Investigator.

Holmes JM, Manh VM, Lazar EL, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Effect of a binocular iPad game vs part-time patching in children aged 5 to 12 years with amblyopia: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA Ophthalmol. Dec 2016; 1;134(12):1391-1400. Investigator.

Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Repka MX, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
A randomized trial of adding a plano lens to atropine for amblyopia.
J AAPOS. Feb 2015;19(1):42-8. Investigator.

Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Crouch ER 3rd, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Time course and predictors of amblyopia improvement with 2 hours of daily patching.
JAMA Ophthalmol May 2015;133(5):606-9. Investigator.

Repka MX, Kraker RT, Dean TW, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
A randomized trial of levodopa as treatment for residual amblyopia in older children.
Ophthalmology May 2015;122(5):874-8. Investigator.