CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSHochang B. Lee, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 273-5454A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCHRochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) Chair - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) John Romano Professorship of Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) Professor - Department of Neuroscience (SMD) - JointPatient Care SettingPsychiatryBiographyProfessional BackgroundHochang Benjamin (Ben) Lee, M.D. is the John Romano Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Chief of Psychiatry at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, and Regional Chief of Psychiatry for the University of Rochester Medical Center. Prior to his chairmanship at University of Rochester, he was the founding director and Chief of Yale's Psychological Medicine Service and Director of Psychological Medicine Research Center at Yale. Previously, he had also been Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Director of Research Development at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His primary research interests are: 1. Developing innovative models for delivery behavioral health service for medical and surgical patients. 2. Prevention of neuropsychiatric morbidity (e.g. delirium, depression, and dementia) after major surgery among the elders. 3. Asian American mental health issues, especially among the elders. Dr. Lee is board certified in psychiatry with sub-specialty certification in psychosomatic medicine. His primary clinical interest is in behavioral aspects of dementia care, especially among those elders with multiple medical comorbidities. Dr. Lee completed psychiatry residency and combined neuropsychiatry/psychiatric epidemiology fellowships at Johns Hopkins after earning his MD at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1997. Dr. Lee is the Editor-In-Chief for Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and the President of International College of Psychosomatic Medicine.CredentialsEducation1997MD | Jefferson Medical CollegePost-doctoral Training & Residency10/17/2000 - 07/16/2003Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine10/17/1998 - 10/31/2001Residency in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital10/17/1997 - 10/31/1998Internship in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical CenterVIEW ALL expand_moreAwards2020Donald Oken Fellow AwardSponsor: American Psychosomatic SocietyLocation: Long Beach, CA2019Don R. Lipsitt AwardSponsor: Academy of Consultation Liaison PsychiatryLocation: San Diego, CA2018Visiting Professorship Award (Hospital of UPenn)Sponsor: Academy of Consultation Liaison PsychiatryLocation: Philadelphia, PA2015The Chairman's Award, Department of PsychiatryLocation: Yale University School of Medicine2014Visiting Professorship Award (Baystate Hospital)Sponsor: Academy of Psychosomatic MedicineLocation: Springfield, MA2008NIMH/ Advanced Research Institute ScholarLocation: Winston Salem, NC2007The Dlin/Fischer Award in Excellence in Clinical ResearchLocation: Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Amelie Island, FL2004Junior Investigator AwardSponsor: International College of Geriatric PsychoneuropharmacologyLocation: Basel, Switzerland2003The APIRE/GlaxoSmithKline Mental Health ScholarSponsor: American Psychiatric Association MeetingLocation: San Francisco, CA2002The 2002 AAGP Summer Research Institute ScholarLocation: Durham, NC2000The American Psychiatric Institute of Research and Education (APIRE)/ Janssen Scholar in Severe Mental IllnessSponsor: American Psychiatric AssociationLocation: Toronto, CanadaVIEW ALL expand_moreClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Hochang B. Lee, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Hochang B. Lee, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.