Our Providers

Dr. James LeeDr. James Lee is a board certified and fellowship trained ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, corneal transplants, glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration, external diseases of the eye and LASIK surgery.

Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate degree at the John Hopkins University and completed his medical degree at the University of Illinois. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Cook County hospital in Chicago and did a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of Arizona. He has been actively involved in basic science and clinical research. His research at Johns Hopkins University lead to discovery of a new gene and was published in major academic journals. Dr. Lee has also participated in clinical trials in refractive surgery, cataract surgery, corneal surgery, and microbiology involving the eye. He has presented this research at the major ophthalmology conferences.

Dr. Lee grew up in Illinois, and has worked in Illinois and Arizona before moving to Colorado Springs and started the Lee Eye Institute in 2007. His goal is to practice medicine utilizing the latest technology and with the latest surgical technique, to ensure every patient is receiving the highest standard of care. He also strives that patients that are seen in his office are treated with the utmost respect.