- Clinical Practice:
- Anal Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastric (Stomach) Cancer, Carcinoid Cancer-GI, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Small Intestine Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Karra Lee is a physician assistant at the UVA Cancer Center. She grew up in Covington, VA, and received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Roanoke College. She then moved to Houston, Texas, in 2000, where she worked as a research assistant in the department to diagnostic imaging and medical physics as part of the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial.
She attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and completed a master of physician assistant studies degree in 2004. Her physician assistant career began at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in the department of lymphoma and myeloma in the outpatient care clinic.
She relocated to Maryland in 2008 and worked at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Medstar Georgetown University with a focus on the care and management of patients with breast cancer and gastrointestinal malignancies. She transitioned to a hematology and oncology private practice after her son was born for a few years before moving to Charlottesville in 2016 with her family.
She has worked at the UVA Cancer Center since May 2016 with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. When she is away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son watching sports and cheering on the UVA Cavaliers.
- University of Texas Medical Branch 2004