Valerie Lee, M.D., is a medical oncologist with the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, as well as an instructor of medical oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Lee has an expertise in management of gastrointestinal malignancies, including gastric, colon and pancreatobiliary cancers.
Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed a residency in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee is currently earning her Certificate in Science of Clinical Investigation at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Lee is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Dr. Lee manages multiple early phase trials and her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests include clinical trials for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, and combining traditional chemotherapies with immunotherapy to improve survival and quality of life for patients. She has received a Cancer Center Training grant for research on molecular targets for cancer detection and treatment and has spoken at numerous conferences on updates in gastrointestinal malignancies.