Dr. Joo Won Lee joined the Wohl Eye Center team in 2007 after completing ocular disease and low vision residency program at the Illinois Eye Institute. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Human Biology and earned her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2006. In 2010, Dr. Lee returned to the Illinois College of Optometry to work with optometry students as a part time clinical professor.
Dr. Lee enjoys providing a thorough eye examination to patients of all age and strives to build a long- term relationship with patients. With desire to help the uninsured, she volunteers her time performing diabetic retinopathy screening at the Community Health in Chicago. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, including running, biking, and snowboarding. Dr. Lee also embraces quality time with close friends and her husband.