Doctor of Medicine
These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.
Katherine Lee, MD, PhD is the medical director of St. Luke's Pediatric Ophthalmology. She is a former vice chair of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and currently serves as a principal investigator. She also produces and edits publications for the American Association of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Lee is a board member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She has been listed on over 30 peer-reviewed publications advancing the science and treatment of pediatric eye care, and has contributed to numerous research programs funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Lee is also a board member of the Treasure Valley YMCA. In her free time, she enjoys biking, running, skiing, triathlons, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Repka MX, Dean TW, Lazar EL, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Cataract surgery in children from birth to less than 13 years of age: baseline characteristics of the cohort.
Ophthalmology. 2016 Dec;123(12):2462-2473. Investigator.
Holmes JM, Manh VM, Lazar EL, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Effect of a binocular iPad game vs part-time patching in children aged 5 to 12 years with amblyopia: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA Ophthalmol. Dec 2016; 1;134(12):1391-1400. Investigator.
Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Repka MX, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
A randomized trial of adding a plano lens to atropine for amblyopia.
J AAPOS. Feb 2015;19(1):42-8. Investigator.
Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Crouch ER 3rd, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
Time course and predictors of amblyopia improvement with 2 hours of daily patching.
JAMA Ophthalmol May 2015;133(5):606-9. Investigator.
Repka MX, Kraker RT, Dean TW, et al.; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group.
A randomized trial of levodopa as treatment for residual amblyopia in older children.
Ophthalmology May 2015;122(5):874-8. Investigator.
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