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Yee

Medical Director, Lions Eye Clinic; Associate Professor

Area of Interest 
comprehensive ophthalmology


Dr. Yee joined the faculty in 2002 and has since served as the medical director of the Lions Eye Clinic. From 2002-2012 he also served as the medical director for the Callahan Eye Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Yee’s clinical focus is comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Yee received his board certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2000.

Dr. Yee served in the U.S. Air Force from 1998 to 2002. A Los Angeles, Calif., native, Dr. Yee received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from UCLA in chemistry and physical chemistry, respectively. He attended medical school at University of California, Irvine, and completed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of South Florida. Dr. Yee was fellowship trained at the Cullen Eye Institute with the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Education & Training

Undergraduate Degree
UCLA, chemistry

Graduate Degree
UCLA, physical chemistry 

Medical School
University of California-Irvine

Internship
White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Residency in Ophthalmology
University of South Florida

Fellowship
Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Information

Location
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Lions Eye Clinic

Office Phone
(205) 325-8509 

Email
jyee@uab.edu