Dr. Alexander Lee, MD

Dr. Alexander Lee, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander Lee, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

17 E 102nd St # 5

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lee performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sacrum Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "My practice focus is on Interventional Physiatry which entails all nonoperative treatment of spine related pain. I recently joined Mount Sinai in 2013 after serving over 15 years as an attending physician and partner at the Spine Institute of Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC. Our general philosophy is to individualize care to each patient using a comprehensive, multidiscplinary team approach."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, UMDNJ School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors, NY Magazine 2012-2015, 2015
  • Top Doctors Castle Connolly 2010-2015, 2015
Media & Publications
  • Back Pain, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
4.3
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Lee's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Lee has been treating me for chronic pain due to disk disease, stenosis and osteoarthritis of the spine. He shows concern for me not only as a patient, but as a whole person in need of personal care. He has referred me to cutting edge programs in non-invasive pain management involving both...more
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Excellent bedside manner and clinical skill. Spent time explaining clinical finding and listen to my concerns.
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Dr. Lee and his fellow were extremely courteous, respectful, and intelligent. They listened carefully and addressed all of my concerns and promptly diagnosed me while reassuring me and clearly describing the course of treatment. I wholeheartedly recommend him.
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