Assistant Professor of Surgery


Juliet Lee, MD, has been an assistant professor of surgery at The George Washington University Hospital since 2002. She also serves as associate director of undergraduate medical education in the department of surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. A board certified surgeon, Dr. Lee is a member of both the Association of Women Surgeons and the Candidate Group of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Lee's research has been presented in conferences nationwide. Her recent speaking engagements included a monthly conference of pediatric surgery at Holy Cross Hospital, a meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, an American Association of Immunologists meeting and a Clinical Immunology Society meeting. Dr. Lee's work has been published in a number of publications including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of Immunology Medicine.

Dr. Lee has been the recipient of numerous awards over the course of her career and most recently was named "Surgical Resident of the Year" by the Attending Physician's Association. She was awarded a certificate of appreciation by the government of the District of Columbia for her work with GW's Emergency Response team and gained third place in a competition of the Washington Academy of Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Lee received her medical training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and completed research fellowships in neuroscience, immunology and pediatric surgery. She completed her residency in 2001 at The George Washington University Hospital.


  • Open Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Revisions

Referrals for Psychological Counseling, Nutrition Counseling and Exercise programs and reconstructive surgery. Support group offered through physician's office.

This physician is a member of the GW Medical Faculty Associates

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