Tida Kumbalasiri Lee, MD


Tida Kumbalasiri Lee, MD, PhD graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland with an M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience. Dr. Lee is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. She completed an Internal Medicine Internship, Internal Medicine Residency, and Infectious Disease Fellowship at the National Capital Consortium in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Lee’s professional experience has included serving as an Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease physician at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and the USNS COMFORT Hospital Ship during an NYC COVID mission.

Dr. Lee’s expertise has allowed for her to also serve in several medical leadership positions, such as Deputy Department Head at the Enteric Disease Department at the Naval Medical Research Center, as well as Chair, Infection Control and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

She is passionate about clinical research and has participated in clinical trials studying COVID-19, E-coli, Dengue Virus, Zika Virus, malaria, Norovirus, and shingles. She has published many clinical research-related articles in relation to this work.

Dr. Lee is a highly decorated physician and has received many awards due to her clinical service and expertise provided while serving our valued military service members. Recently, she was honorably separated from the US Navy Medical Corps after 13 years of active duty service.

Dr. Lee enjoys spending time adventuring the outdoors with her husband and three children. Vacations are spent traveling the vast United States National Parks from Alaska Denali National Park to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Dry Tortugas National Park.

Patient Satisfaction

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How does Tida Lee compare?

  • How would you rate how well this provider communicates? (easy to understand, listens carefully to you, shows respect for what you had to say, sensitivity, friendliness)

    4.77 out of 5
  • Using a number from 1 to 5, where 5 is the best provider possible and 1 is the worst provider possible, what number would you use to rate this provider?

    4.82 out of 5