Dr. Christine Lee, MD

Dr. Christine Lee, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christine Lee, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6104 Fayetteville Rd Ste 108

Durham, NC 27713

Contact Information

(919) 572-0050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Strabismus
very high
more than 93% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 87% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Ill Masonic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
3.6
based on 19 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Lee's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Durham, NC |
Dr. Christine Lee is the best in eye care!! She genuinely cares about the total well-being of her patients. She's an exceptional well qualified professional!! My husband and I have been her parents since moving to Durham in the Summer of 2013. She did my cataract surgery in May 2016 and I'm very...more
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in Cary, NC |
I was apprehensive about getting cataract surgery in both eyes. Dr Lee and her staff explained the procedure to me and made me comfortable with the needed procedure, The operation was at Duke"s Davis Ambulatory and the staff there was outstanding to me and my wife. Even though I thought I saw...more
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in Durham, NC |
I have been a patient of Dr. Christine Lee at Eye Institute of NC for more than 11 years. She performed LASIK on both of my eyes in January 2005 and I am still seeing better than 20/20! It was one of the best investments I have ever made! Dr. Lee and her staff are up to date on the current...more
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in North Carolina |
My cataract surgery was remarkable. I see better than I have in the past 20 years.
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in Durham, NC |
I was able to get an appointment quickly, and the office and surgical experience was first-rate. Procedures were explained very clearly. Office staff and Dr. Lee are readily available for questions and help.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lee accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Duke Regional Hospital
3643 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC 27704
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