Vivian Lee, MD

Assistant Professor

Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania


Scheie Eye Institute
University of Pennsylvania
51 N. 39th St.
Room 620
Philadelphia, PA 19104 

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BA 1999, English, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

MD 2007, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Preliminary Medicine Intern, 2007-2008, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

Ophthalmology Resident 2008-2011, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Ocular Pathology Fellow 2011-2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison



Dr. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, whose research program focuses on the biology of ocular surface epithelial wound healing and tumor formation.


Selected Publications:
Zuo L, Khan RS, Lee V, Dine K, Wu W, Shindler KS: SIRT1 Promotes RGC Survival and Delays Loss of Function Following Optic Nerve Crush. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Potter HD, Lee V, Hinshaw MA, Khedr SS, Albert DM, Bukat C.: Conjunctival lichen simplex chronicus. Arch Ophthalmol. 131(6): 816-8, June 2013.

Lee V, Sulewski ME, Zaidi A, Nichols CW, Bunya VY.: Elevated intraocular pressure-induced interlamellar stromal keratitis occurring 9 years after laser in situ keratomileusis. Cornea 31(1): 87-9, Jan 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e31821140fa.

Chung DC, Lee V, Maguire AM.: Recent advances in ocular gene therapy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 20(5): 377-81, Dec 2009 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ICU.0b013e32832f802a.

Angilletta MJ Jr, Lee V, Silva AC.: Energetics of lizard embryos are not canalized by thermal acclimation. Physiol Biochem Zool. 79(3): 573-80, May-Jun 2006.