"As usual, Dr. Lee took the time to diagnose, explain and treat the problem effectively. I appreciate his ability and commitment to making sure you understand all options." – R. Pauletich
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Surgery and Microsurgery of the Hand
“I enjoy helping my patients overcome their injuries and disorders and resume an active lifestyle.”
Dr. Lee was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of Pomona College, and received his medical degree from Yale. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Yale and served four years as an assistant professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation at the Yale University School of Medicine, where his academic practice included general orthopedics, trauma, spine, and hip and knee joint replacement surgery, as well as hand surgery.
After choosing to subspecialize in hand surgery, he completed hand surgery fellowship training at the Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Lee then returned to his native California in 1988 and began private practice in Oakland in association with the late Jack W. Tupper, M.D., and since 1994 with Webster Orthopedics.
He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and holds the Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand.
He specializes in reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, and disorders of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He has special interests in peripheral nerve surgery, bone and joint repair and reconstruction, pediatric hand disorders, and microsurgery.
Dr. Lee spent over a decade as a consultant for the Oakland A’s baseball team, and is presently a hand surgery consultant to the Oakland Raiders football team.
He has a number of published articles and book chapters on hand surgery topics, and has served as faculty, moderator, and chair at local, state, national, and international hand surgery conferences and meetings. He serves on various committees for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and as consultant on the Clinical Consultation Corner panel of the ASSH.
Dr. Lee is married and has two children. He enjoys cross country, alpine and telemark skiing, snowboarding, bicycling, and hiking.
Dr. Lee is fortunate to have Karen Rush, PA-C as his physician assistant. Click here to learn more about PAs and the PA profession.