About Iris H. Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is a native of the DC Metropolitan area and received her undergraduate pre-medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She briefly left the region to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She was subsequently happy to return for fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the University of Maryland. During her time there, she was recognized as Fellow Teacher of the Year for her efforts in teaching medical students, residents, and junior fellows. The last year of her training was focused on her passion for pancreatobiliary diseases and advanced endoscopic procedures such as ERCP, cholangioscopy, EUS, endoscopic mucosal resection, luminal stenting, and balloon enteroscopy. She has a particular interest in helping to treat GI oncology patients.

Dr. Lee is also fluent in Korean.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • H. Pylori
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Cystic
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Enteroscopy (Small & Large Bowel)
  • ERCP & Stents
  • Esophageal & Colonic Stenting
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal pH Testing (Bravo)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • PEG Placement
  • TIF Procedure

Office Locations

Primary Location

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3028 Javier Rd.
Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: 703-698-8960
Fax: 703-828-0961

Additional Locations

Fair Oaks

3700 Joseph Siewick Dr.
Suite 308
Fairfax, VA 22033

Phone: 703-698-8960
Fax: 703-828-0961


Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



University of Maryland School of Medicine


University of Texas Southwestern-Internal Medicine


University of Maryland Medical Center

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Board Certified, Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognitions

  • Fellow Teacher of the Year, University of Maryland Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Washingtonian, Top Doctor, 2021, 2022

Professional Memberships

  • Medical Society of Northern Virginia
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Medical Association


Press Release

Healthcare Professionals VIP Colonoscopy Day

Calling all physicians, healthcare providers, and healthcare staff members in Northern Virginia! Please join us for our annual Healthcare Professionals VIP Colonoscopy Day on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at Javier Road Endoscopy Center in Fairfax, VA. This year, Dr. Tonya Adams, Dr. Iris Lee, and Dr. Bezawit Tekola will the screening physicians on this special Saturday!

Press Release

Fairfax Care Center Doctors Earn Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor Recognition-2020

Congratulations to our Fairfax Care Center Physicians recognized by their peers as Washingtonian Top Doctors -2020! Look for our ad in the November Issue of Washingtonian Magazine.

Press Release

Dr. Iris H. Lee, Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia, First in VA to Utilize Esophyx™ Device

Dr. Iris H. Lee, Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virignia, First in Va to Utilize Esophyx™ Device to Perform Tif™ Procedure – Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication Solution for Acid Reflux