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Dr. Barry Lee is a partner at Eye Consultants of Atlanta, the largest multi-specialty ophthalmology practice in the southeastern United States, affiliated with Piedmont Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. He has practiced for 12 years within the group as a specialist in corneal diseases and cataract and refractive surgery, with extensive experience with corneal transplantation, complex cataract surgery, and all forms of vision correction procedures.


Dr. Lee is a native of Kentucky and completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Kentucky. After an internship in South Carolina, he returned to Lexington, KY for ophthalmology residency at the University of Kentucky, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. He completed a fellowship in cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California following his chief residency year.

Dr. Lee currently serves as medical director of the Georgia Eye Bank, board member of the Cornea Society and Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, and co-chairs the accreditation board for the Eye Bank Association of America. As a recent graduate of the Leadership Development Program for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), he currently serves on three committees for the AAO including chair of the cornea section for the ophthalmology technology assessment committee and editor of the refractive surgery section of Focal Points. Additional professional affiliations include the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and a reviewer for eight medical journals. His published contributions to the ophthalmic literature include over 60 peer-reviewed publications and 17 book chapters on ophthalmology-related topics, and he is co-editor of the textbook, OCULAR SURFACE DISEASE: CORNEA, CONJUNCTIVA AND TEAR FILM. His current research interests focus on clinical research of new cornea transplant techniques.


Dr. Lee’s Curriculum Vitae

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