Michael Xiang Lee, MD, MPH

Michael Xiang Lee, MD, MPH

Primary Specialty

General Oncology

Dr. Michael Xiang Lee joined Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers in August 2019. Dr. Lee completed his fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at one of the premier cancer centers in the country at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He received his internal medicine residency training at the Yale New Haven Hospital and his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also has a MPH degree from Columbia University.

Prior to joining Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers Dr. Lee worked at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco in one of the country’s largest integrated health care systems. He held various leadership roles in medical education, the Commission on Cancer program, medical information technology and innovation, and palliative care.

Dr. Lee has extensive training and expertise medical oncology and hematology. He has been a sub-principle investigator in many clinical trials. He was also a UCSF clinical assistant professor at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, teaching oncology and hematology to fellows, residents, and medical students. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. He is fluent in three dialects of Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, and Toisanese).

Dr. Lee strongly believes in a team holistic approach to cancer care.

“I work with a team of dedicated and compassionate physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and case managers. Together we provide the cutting edge and personalized cancer care for our patients. We are living in a time of incredible advances in the understanding of the biology of cancers and their treatment. I am truly blessed to be a physician who brings these exciting therapies to our patients.”

“I strongly believe in a holistic approach to caring for my patients. It is critically important to address the many psychological, social, and spiritual needs of my patients. One of the joys of my work is getting to know my patients on a deeply personal level, knowing their families and what their passions and interests are. Through this, I can form mutually respectful partnerships that allow me to provide care that is consistent with their values.”

Away from the office, Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his family, biking, and running. He is also very involved in international volunteerism, having spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa and also worked in Uganda, India, Myanmar, and China.

Dr. Michael Xiang Lee sees patients at our Scottsdale and Phoenix locations.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Read more about Dr. Lee here.

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Medical Education

Medical School

University of Massachusetts


University of California, San Francisco

Board Certification

Board Certified Medical Oncology and Board Eligible in Hematology

Contact Information:

Dr. Lee is fluent in three dialects of Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and Toisanese) and  accepts patients at our Phoenix and Scottsdale locations:

Phone (Phoenix):      602-494-6800
Fax (Phoenix):           602-494-6803

Phone (Scottsdale):    480-314-6670
Fax (Scottsdale):         480-257-1997