Dr. Andrew Lee, MD

Dr. Andrew Lee, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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52 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.Read his story

NuAdvance Orthodpedics & NuAdvance Hand Center

915 Gessner Rd Ste 975

Houston, TX 77024
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 86% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 80% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Lee has been practicing in the greater Houston area for more than 17 years and is considered a veteran and expert in his field. Dr. Lee is double Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1988 and earned his Doctorate of Medicine at Howard University, Washington D.C. in 1992. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital in 1997 and also received training at George Washington University affiliated hospitals. Dr. Lee completed his fellowship in Hand Surgery at The Hand Surgery Centres of Texas and his Microvascular training at Baylor College of Medicine. He received numerous academic accolades including Maimonedes Scholar's Award for outstanding leadership in residency. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in both hand and orthopedic surgery with a particular expertise in arthroscopy. He is the reviewer for the Journal of Hand and Microvascular Surgery and has authored many hand and orthopedic publications. His latest work with endoscopic decompression for peripheral nerves was published is the Journal of Hand Surgery and he is considered a pioneer in this field. He is an active member of American Society for Surgery of the Hand and fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Lee is an accomplished surgeon, musician, and has devoted much of his time over the years to medical missionary work abroad."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • howard university hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • The Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
3.8
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Lee's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

houston, tx |
Great doctor and staff I had a wonderful experience when I had my knee surgery.
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Houston, TX |
Great Doctor!! Staff is awesome as well.
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Houston, TX |
Went to Dr. Lee for a second opinion after three hand surgeries, did the right thing. He immediately found problem(s) with my right hand index which 3 year doctor never even mentioned, he has the right technology on site so went for surgery right away and I am amazed of the results and whole...more
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Houston, TX |
I had carpal tunnel release surgery on both hands last year. The nerve test, in my opinion, came back inconclusive; however the report still concluded that I showed "mild" carpal tunnel symptoms. Almost a year after the surgery, I have pain around the wrists, especially around the incisions. I have...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lee accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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