Dr Michael Lee is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as the clinical course director for the First Care rotation. He also is a Continuity of Care Clinic attending and an inpatient ward attending in general pediatrics. Dr. Lee received his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School and completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His interests include medical student and resident education.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1995)
Children's Medical Center (1996), Pediatrics
Children's Medical Center (1998), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • In-Patient Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • General Pediatrics
    • Medical Student Education
    • MRSA Infections
    • Resident Education


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Raising Bilingual Children: A Qualitative Study of Parental Attitudes, Beliefs, and Intended Behaviors.
    Lee M, Shetgiri R, Barina A, Tillitski J, Flores G Hisp J Behav Sci 2015 Nov 37 4 503-521
    Design, methods, and baseline characteristics of the Kids' Health Insurance by Educating Lots of Parents (Kids' HELP) trial: A randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of parent mentors in insuring uninsured minority children.
    Flores G, Walker C, Lin H, Lee M, Fierro M, Henry M, Massey K, Portillo A Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Dec 40C 124-137
    A Successful Program for Training Parent Mentors to Provide Assistance With Obtaining Health Insurance for Uninsured Children.
    Flores G, Walker C, Lin H, Lee M, Fierro M, Henry M, Massey K, Portillo A Acad Pediatr 2014 Dec
    Management and outcome of children with skin and soft tissue abscesses caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
    Lee MC, Rios AM, Aten MF, Mejias A, Cavuoti D, McCracken GH, Hardy RD Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2004 Feb 23 2 123-7

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Pediatric Specialists
      D Magazine (2010-2011)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Texas Pediatric Society (1998)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (1995)
    • American Medical Association (1991-2008)