Dr. Lee Riley

The “founding father” of St. Luke’s Cancer Center, Dr. Lee Riley is that rare blend of clinical expert and passionate care provider. His patients are his focus and fighting cancer is his life’s work.

When asked why he wanted to be a doctor, Lee Riley, MD cracks a smile and says, “I was supposed to be an astrophysicist.” Growing up in Houston at NASA with a mother who taught mathematics, Dr. Riley began devouring textbooks at a young age.