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Dong Heun Lee,


Title: Assistant Professor; Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director

Practices: Drexel Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine

Specialty: Infectious Diseases, HIV


Drexel Infectious Disease (Transplant)
216 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Feinstein Building
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.6555
Fax: 215.762.3031
Drexel Infectious Disease (Transplant)
230 N. Broad Street
7th Floor, 740 North Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.6555
Fax: 215.762.3031
Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice
1427 Vine Street
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.2530
Fax: 215.762.2531


  • MD - Hanyang University School of Medicine, Seoul

Clinical Services

Infections in transplant recipients, HIV infection, Infectious diseases, HIV primary and specialty care


Dong Heun Lee, MD, specializes in infectious diseases, HIV, and infections in transplant recipients. He is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He has an interest in infections related to solid organ transplantation, particularly HIV transplants.

Dr. Lee sees patients at the Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice and treats transplant patients at two locations in Center City Philadelphia.

In the News

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • American Society of Transplantation


  • Infectious Disease - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Internal Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • Drexel University College of Medicine


(See all Dong Heun Lee's publications in PubMed.)

"Low Rates of Vaccination in Listed Kidney Transplant Candidates"
Lee DH, Boyle SM, Malat G, Sharma A, Bias T, Doyle AM
Transplant Infectious Diseases (PMID: 26461052) Oct 13, 2015

"Differences of Mortality Rates Between Pocket and Non-Pocket Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections"
Lee DH, Gracely EJ, Aleem SY, Kutalek SP, Vielemeyer O
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PMID 26351247) Sept 9, 2015

"An Assessment of HIV-Infected Patients Dying in Care for Deceased Organ Donation in a United States Urban Center"
Richterman A, Sawinski D, Reese P, Lee D, Clauss H, Hasz RD, Thomasson A, Goldberg D, Abts PL, Forde K, Bloom R, Doll S, Brady KA, Blumberg E
American Journal of Transplant (PMID: 25976241) May 14, 2015

"Analysis of Overall Level of Evidence behind IDSA Practice Guidelines"
LeeDH, Vielemeyer O
Archives of Internal Medicine;171(1): 18-22 (PMID: 21220656) 2011

"Letter to the editor: Preexposure chemoprophylaxis for HIV prevention"
Lee DH,
Vielemeyer O
N Engl J Med.; 364(14):1372-3 (PMID: 21470026) Apr 7, 2011

"Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Meningitis Successfully Treated with Daptomycin in Combination with Doxycycline and Linezolid"
Lee DH, Palermo B, Chowdhury M
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice; 19(1):55-58, 2011

"Ultra-Fast Low Concentration Detection of Candida Pathogens Utilizing High Resolution Micropore Chips"
Mulero R, Lee DH, Kutzler MA, Jacobson KM, Kim MJ
Sensors, 9(3), 1590-1598 (PMID: 22573974) March 9, 2009

"Successful Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Meningitis with Daptomycin"
Lee DH, Palermo B, Chowdhury M
Clinical Infectious Diseases. Volume 47, Issue 4, Page 588–590 (PMID: 18636964) August 2008