Vanessa Lee

Vanessa Lee

Dr. Lee comes to Peak Gastroenterology Associates from her practice in central Virginia. She trained at the University of Virginia in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Lee is a general gastroenterologist who specializes in colon and rectal cancer screening, the evaluation and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, and irritable bowel syndrome. As a female physician, Dr. Lee appreciates the concerns and specific needs of the female patient. Dr. Lee is excited to be a part of Peak Gastroenterology Associates and to bring a woman’s perspective to the practice.

  • Medical School – Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
  • Residency – University of Virginia Health System
  • Fellowship – University of Virginia Health System
  • Master of Science in Health Evaluation Sciences – University of Virginia
  1. NASH and cryptogenic cirrhosis: A histological analysis
  2. Addition of adult-to-adult living donation to liver transplant programs improves survival but at an increased cost
  3. Liver dysfunction associated with parenteral nutrition: What are the options?
  4. AGA Guidebook to ABIM maintenance of certification: 2007 Annual Update in Gastroenterology Supplement
  5. Resolution of decompensated cirrhosis from Wilson’s disease with zinc monotherapy: A therapeutic option?
  6. Contributor to Model for End Stage Liver Disease (MELD) predicts non-transplant surgical mortality in patients with cirrhosis
  • Participant in the Achieving Competence Today (ACT II) Program at the University of Virginia
  • Recipient of the Resident Scholar Travel Award for American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) 55th Annual Meeting
  • Recipient of a Travel Award for the Microbes and Mucosal Immunity Gastroenterology Symposium
  • Delaware Institute of Medical Education and Research Board of Directors Scholarship
  • Thomas Jefferson University Student Cancer Research Program
  • House Staff President University of Virginia