Dr. Robert Lee, UC Irvine Health gastroenterologist

Robert H. Lee
, MD


Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Esophageal disease, Esophageal cancer

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology [Internal Medicine]
  • English
Medical School
University of Michigan at Ann ArborMD Degree
University of Michigan HospitalsInternal Medicine
University of Michigan HospitalsInternal Medicine
UCSD Medical CenterGastroenterology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Robert H. Lee is a board-certified UC Irvine Health gastroenterologist who specializes in swallowing disorders, gastroparesis and the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). He sees patients at the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center at UC Irvine Medical Center.

His clinical interests include esophageal disorders and esophageal cancer, as well as reflux disorders. He also is interested in outcomes-based research.

Lee earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine. He went on to complete a fellowship in gastroenterology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also received a master’s degree in clinical research.

Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Constipation (Chronic) and Defecatory Disorders
  • Dyspepsia
  • Extra-Esophageal GERD
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • GI Potpourri: IBS, H. Pylori, GERD
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Swallowing Disorders / Dysphagia
UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23, 3rd floor
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 888-717-GIMD