Dr. Lyndon Lee joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in July of 2023. He was born and raised in Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. He further pursued and completed a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington where he studied the behavior of cancer cells in micro- and nano-engineered materials and environments. After graduation, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He subsequently attended Texas A&M College of Medicine and received his medical degree in 2020. Dr. Lee completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston prior to joining the Division of Hospital Medicine.
In residency, he participated in various research projects including a study that examined the development of interstitial lung disease in patients who were hospitalized for infection with COVID-19. His current area of interest is patient care in hospital settings with a particular interest in pulmonology, nephrology, and infectious diseases. He has a keen interest in education and has held various formal and informal teaching positions since high school. He applies his experience as an educator to his work with medical students and residents to foster the next generation of physicians. Beyond medicine, Dr. Lee enjoys traveling, hiking, and weightlifting, and he has recently taken it upon himself to begin further exploring St. Louis.