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Sonia Lee, MD


Diagnostic Radiology, Body Imaging, Nuclear Medicine

Clinical Interests

abdominal imaging, gastrointestinal cancers, genitourinary disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine
  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
  • English
  • Korean
Medical School
Catholic University of Korea College of MedicineMD
Mount Carmel Health SystemTransitional Year
Uijeongbu St. Mary's Hospital - KoreaTransitional
Aultman HospitalDiagnostic Radiology
UC San Francisco Medical CenterNuclear Medicine
UC San Francisco Medical CenterMusculoskeletal Radiology
UC San Francisco Medical CenterAbdominal Imaging and Ultrasound
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Radiological Sciences, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  •   Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2023
More Information

Dr. Sonia Lee is a board-certified UCI Health radiologist who specializes in abdominal imaging and ultrasound, nuclear medicine and musculoskeletal imaging.

Her clinical interests include cancer imaging with emphasis on gastrointestinal neoplasms and rectal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She also has expertise in hepatobiliary, pancreas and gynecologic imaging, as well as scans for inflammatory bowel disease and other intestinal conditions.

She earned her medical degree at the Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine in Seoul. She completed a residency in radiology with the Aultman/Mercy/NEOMED program at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, followed by fellowship training in abdominal imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and musculoskeletal radiology at UC San Francisco Medical Center.

Lee has published several peer-reviewed research papers in her field and presented her work at national and international conferences. She sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7237
Fax: 855-209-8413