Dr. Susan Lee

Dr. Susan J. LeeSusan J Lee, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSD and San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at UCSD. She participates in numerous clinical trials at the UCSD Center for Innovative Therapy. She is also the site principal investigator for a multi-center VA osteoarthritis study. Her research interest also includes technology and telemedicine to improve patient outcomes.  


About the Lab

The Lee lab conducts clinical research in  the following:

  • Lupus (SLE)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
  • Scleroderma (PSS)
  • Gout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis


Research Highlights

  • VA CSR&D Cooperative Clinical Trial Award: A Pilot Trial to Assess Low-Intensity Ultrasound in Osteoarthritis.
  • BMS Investigator Initiated Research: Remote Monitoring of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Using Web-Based Self-Assessment Arthritis Questionnaire (SAAQ).