Hochang B. Lee MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Psychological Medicine Service; Director, Psychological Medicine Research Center

Biographical Info

Dr. Lee is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale and is the Director of Psychological Medicine Service at the Yale New Haven Hospital. He completed his psychiatry residency and neuropsychiatry/psychiatric epidemiology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Lee is board-certified in psychiatry with added specialization in psychosomatic medicine. His primary research involves identification and prevention of neuropsychiatric symptoms after coronary artery bypass graft surgery among the elders (Neuropsychiatric Outcomes after Heart Surgery Study (NOAHS;NIMH R01 MH085740 PI: Lee HB). He also serves as the primary delirium expert in charge of quality assurance, training, and standardization of delirium assessment for the NIH-sponsored post-surgical delirium prevention trial, the Dexlirium Study (R01 AG033615; PI: Silverstein J)]. His other interests include epidemiology and pathophysiology of RLS. He is also a national expert on Asian-American mental health issues and is the PI of the Memory and Aging Study among Koreans in MD (MASK-MD; funding by Alzheimer's Association).

Education & Training

Cornell University
Jefferson Medical College (1997)
Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Psychiatry (1997 - 2001)
Board Certification
Psychiatry, Board Certified  (2007)
Board Certification
Psychosomatic Medicine, Board Certified  (2008)

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