Carol M. Lee, MD

  • Specialties: Retinal Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • Languages: English, Korean
  • Phone: 212-684-2424

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

retinal surgery, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, vitrectomy, laser surgery



  • Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • AB Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology

Education and Training

  • 1991
  • Fellowship, Washington University Medical Center, Vitreoretinal Surg
  • 1989
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Ophthalmology
  • 1986
  • Fellowship, University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics, Retina
  • 1984
  • MD from Suny - Downstate Medical Ctr


Locations and Appointments

18 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

Carol M. Lee, M.D.
161 Madison Ave, Ste 5NE
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-684-2424

Carol M. Lee, M.D.
530 1st Avenue, Suite 3B
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-684-2424

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  • Retinal vessel abnormalities as a possible biomarker of brain volume loss in obese adolescents

    Tirsi, Aziz; Duong, Michelle; Tsui, Wai; Lee, Carol; Convit, Antonio 2013 Mar; E577-E585, Obesity (Silver Spring) — id: 622242, year: 2013, page: E577, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Retinal vessel abnormalities are associated with elevated fasting insulin levels and cerebral atrophy in nondiabetic individuals

    Tirsi, Aziz; Bruehl, Hannah; Sweat, Victoria; Tsui, Wai; Reddy, Shantan; Javier, Elizabeth; Lee, Carol; Convit, Antonio 2009 Jun; 1175-1181, Ophthalmology — id: 99234, year: 2009, page: 1175, stat: Journal Article
  • Fractal dimensions of retinal vascular patterns seen on intravenous fluorescein anigiograrn photographs of normal eyes and eyes with background diabetic retinopathy

    Shildkrot, Y; Young, JA; Lee, CM; Glavas, IP 2004 APR ; U11-U11, Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS — id: 48925, year: 2004, page: U11
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