Dr Joon Lee


BA (Oxon), MB BS (Lond), MRCS, PhD, FRCR

GMC number: 4576217

Practising since: 1998


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Dr Joon Lee trained in Oxford, London, and then Brighton leading to an appointment as a specialist consultant cardiac radiologist. He currently works in the Radiology Department of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, University Hospitals Sussex Hospital Trust where he is the Clinical Lead in Cardiac Imaging as well as the Clinical Lead for CT.

Dr Joon Lee has professional accreditation and expertise in assessing cardiovascular diseases using computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). He holds British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging accreditation for Cardiac CT as well as international accreditation by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

Special interests

Cardiac CT.  Cardiac MRI.  Thoracic imaging.  

Personal interests

Golf.  Skiing.  Gardening.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Dr Joon Lee at Nuffield Health

  • Fine needle biopsy
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • X-ray
  • MRI scan
  • CT calcium scoring (or cardiac calcium scoring)
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Joon Lee works with

Related experience


Before his radiology training, Dr Lee completed a PhD under the supervision of Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub at the Harefield Heart Science Centre, Imperial College


  • FRCR
  • BSCI – Level 2
  • SCMR – Level 2

Other posts held

  • Consultant radiologist and clinical lead for cardiac imaging and CT at University Hospitals Sussex.

Insurers Dr Joon Lee works with

Dr Joon Lee works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Dr Joon Lee does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Joon Lee does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Joon Lee does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.