Michael S. Lee, MD

Michael S. Lee, MD


Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Blepharospasm
  • Botulinum Toxin A for Chronic Migraine
  • Double Vision
  • Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal)
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disease

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Scheie Eye Institute, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Med School, Boston, MA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2017, 2019)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2016-2019)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors for Women" (2014)
  • Best Doctors in America (2011-2013)
  • Best Teaching Faculty, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota (2009-2010)
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2009)
  • World Class Service Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2005)
  • Distinguished Teaching and Service Award, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (2002)
  • Fellowship Award, Society of Heed Fellows (2001)


  • Reinhardt L. and Ruth H. Schmidtke Chair in Neuro-Ophthalmology(2005)

Academic Information


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