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Date:October 12, 2012

Youngna Lee-Kim, M.D.

Youngna Lee-Kim, M.D.Associate Director
Education Division, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Youngna Lee-Kim
Texas Children’s Cancer & Hematology Centers
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-1510
Fax: 832-825-1453
Email: yjleekim@txch.org

Biography

Dr. Youngna Lee-Kim is a member of the Hematology Center and the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. She has a particular interest in hemostasis and thrombosis, including hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

Previously, Dr. Lee-Kim worked in the laboratory of Dr. Paul Bray, studying platelet physiology and the interaction between platelets and hormones. She has an interest in combined bleeding disorders, hypercoagulable states, and thrombosis management.

Education

M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, University of Chicago Children’s Hospital
Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology

Selected Memberships

Member, American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Member, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO)

Clinical Interests

Congenital bleeding disorders
Hemophilia
Von Willebrand disease
Thrombocytopenia
Pediatric Hematology

Research Interests

Platelet physiology
Interaction between platelets and hormones