Michelle C Lee, O.D.

Attending Optometrist


Hospital Appointment: 2016

Email: michelle.lee8@va.gov

Academic Background:

B.S., 2010, University of California, Los Angeles

O.D., 2015, University of California, Berkeley 

Residency, 2016, Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation Jesse Brown VAMC and Hines Hospital


Dr. Lee obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree at the University of California, Berkeley where she received several academic scholarships and was inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. She completed her residency in ocular disease and low vision at Jesse Brown VA and the Blind Rehabilitation Center at Hines VA. She then joined the attending staff at Jesse Brown and holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Lee obtained her Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 2018. She currently serves a trustee for the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry. In addition to providing direct patient care, she consults with residents and students in a clinical setting, analyzes teleretinal imaging, and participates as a lecturer in the weekly didactic conference. 

To request more information or to schedule an interview please email Dr. Charles Kinnaird at:

Contact us:

Charles W. Kinnaird, OD, FAAO

Chief of Optometry

Jesse Brown VAMC

820 S Damen Ave

Chicago IL 60612

Tel:  312-569-7507

Fax: 312-569-7547


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