Michael Hee, MD, PhD



Cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, corneal transplants, glaucoma surgery, laser treatments for patients with diabetes

Practices at Seton Medical Center, Daly City

Dr. Michael Hee provides comprehensive care for numerous medical and surgical eye diseases. Dr. Hee has extensive experience with many treatment options, including small incision cataract surgery, LASIK, PRK, traditional and nonpenetrating glacuoma surgery, laser and intravireal medications for diabetic retionpathy and macular degeration.

Professional Affiliation

  • Clinical instructor in ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)


  • B.S. degree from Stanford University
  • M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School
  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Trained in ophthalmology and laser vision correction procedures at UCSF

While earning a Ph.D. at MIT, Dr. Hee was significantly involved in the development of optical coherence tomography, or OCT, which is a new technology used to obtain high-resolution images of the retina and optic nerve.

Dr. Hee has a wife and three children and enjoys camping and playing tennis and the piano.