YoungNa J. Lee-Kim, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Associate Director, Education Division, Cancer and Hematology Centers
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology||2005|
|University of Chicago Hospitals||residency||Pediatrics||2001|
|Mount Sinai School of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1998|
Dr. YoungNa Lee-Kim is Director of the Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a clinical member of the Hematology Center and the Hemostasis and Thrombosis team, and sees patients in the Hemophilia Treatment Center. Dr. Lee-Kim's specialties include: general hematology, hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, platelet disorders, rare bleeding disorders, and thrombosis.
Previously, Dr. Lee-Kim worked in the laboratory of Dr. Paul Bray, studying platelet physiology and the interaction between platelets and hormones. Her research interests include: bleeding disorders, hypercoagulable states, thrombosis management, and medical education, and quality improvement.
Dr. Lee-Kim is a member of the steering committee for the Texas Children’s Hospital Fellows College, an institutional core curriculum for all pediatric subspecialty fellows. She is also a member of the ASPHO Training Committee. She has served on the editorial boards for the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP Subspecialties for Hematology-Oncology and PREP-Self Assessments.
Congenital bleeding disorders
Von Willebrand disease
Interaction between platelets and hormones
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
|American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)||Member|
|American Society of Hematology (ASH)||Member|
|American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO)||Member|
|Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD)||Member|