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Texas Medical Center

Cancer, Blood Disorders
Phone: 832-822-1510
Fax: 832-825-1503


6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.12
77030 TX
United States

YoungNa J. Lee-Kim, MD, MEd

Fellowship Director, Cancer and Hematology Center

Associate Director, Education Division, Cancer and Hematology Center

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Houston masters Master of Education 2020
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 Center.

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.

Clinical Interests

Congenital bleeding disorders Hemophilia Von Willebrand disease Thrombocytopenia Pediatric Hematology

Research Interests

Platelet physiology Interaction between platelets and hormones Medical Education

Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology


Organization Name Role
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, Executive Committee



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