Dr Melissa Lee

Endocrinologist

MBBS, BMedSc, FRACP

Dr Melissa Lee graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010. She completed specialist training in Endocrinology at St Vincent’s Hospital and Monash Hospital. Dr Lee currently works as an endocrinologist at St Vincent’s Hospital and Werribee Mercy Hospital, and is Medical Lead for Endocrinology at Werribee Mercy Hospital.
 
Her clinical interest is in Type 1 diabetes and novel diabetes technologies including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring and closed loop insulin delivery (artificial pancreas).
 
Dr Lee completed her PhD through the University of Melbourne in 2022, focusing on the use of closed loop insulin delivery to optimise metabolic control for people living with Type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia. She was a recipient of the prestigious NHMRC postgraduate scholarship, co-funded by Diabetes Australia.
 
Dr Lee has published in a number of leading scientific journals, and presented her work at various national and international meetings. She is passionate about medical education, and has been an Education Fellow on the Australian Diabetes Society Council. She continues to remain involved in research, teaching and curriculum development.
 
Dr Lee welcomes referrals in all aspects of diabetes and endocrinology including diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes, thyroid disorders and metabolic bone disease. She has a special interest in Type 1 Diabetes and is experienced in the use of diabetes technology including insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring.