Sun Y. Lee, MD, MSc, is a board-certified endocrinologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and an assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. In addition to completing her residency and fellowship at Boston University Medical Center, Dr. Lee also participated in the Clinical Research Training (CREST) program at Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute and obtained a MSc. degree in epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health. Her clinical interests include general endocrinology, thyroid disease, iodine metabolism, and maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy. Her research interests include thyroid disease in pregnancy, iodine nutrition in pregnancy, iodine metabolism and thyroid disease, and thyroidal disrupting chemicals. She has multiple peer-reviewed publications in these areas. She was awarded NIH K23 grant in 2019 to study the effects of maternal thyroid dysfunction and exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in pregnancy. She servers on the editorial board of Thyroid and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public, and as an ad-hoc reviewer of multiple journals. She is actively involved in professional societies including the American Thyroid Association and New England Endocrine Alliance.
  • Departments

  • Specialties

    General endocrinology, thyroid disease, iodine metabolism, maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy

  • Pronouns

  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 2007-2010
  • Fellowship

    Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Boston University Medical Center, 2012-2014
  • Education

    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2007
  • Board Certifications

    Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Research Interests

    Thyroid disease and iodine nutrition in pregnancy