John Richard Lee, MD

John Richard Lee, MD Specialties: Transplant Nephrology

John Richard Lee, MD
Specialties: Transplant Nephrology
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424 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
US
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    525 East 68th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    US

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About John Richard Lee, MD

Dr. John Richard Lee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. His education include an AB from Harvard College, an MD from Weill Cornell Medical College, and an MS in Clinical Investigation from Weill Cornell Graduate Scholl of Medical Sciences. His clinical training was completed at NewYork-Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Lee is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.Dr. Lee is a physician-scientist with expertise in translational microbiome research studies. He has pioneered work in establishing the relationship between the gut microbiota and post-transplant diarrhea as well as the relationship between the gut microbiota and urinary tract infections. He currently has two NIH grants, a K23 career development award and an R21 exploratory/development research grant. In addition he was awarded the 2017 National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Research grant. With these three grants, he is investigating the relationship between the gut microbiota and complications in kidney transplant recipients, the relationship between the urine microbiota and urinary tract infections, and the relationship between the peritoneal fluid microbiome and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Kidney Transplant

  • Kidney Transplant Management

  • Renal Transplant

  • Transplant Medicine

  • Transplant Nephrology

  • Transplantation of Kidney

Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology