Dr. Brian Lee, MD

Dr. Brian Lee, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Brian Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

6801 Park Ter

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas


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Adhesive Capsulitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
more than 89% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Brian Lee, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and open surgery of all conditions of the shoulder and elbow including arthritis, tendon disorders, fractures, and instability. Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Southern California as part of the combined baccalaureate-MD program. He remained at the University of Southern California to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery, after which he went on to complete his fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Lee is actively involved in research and has published and presented numerous papers, abstracts, and book chapters in the field of shoulder and elbow surgery. Dr. Lee is a member of the American Shoulder Elbow Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America."


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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

Dr. Lee does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rothman Inst-Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lee has no awards or honors listed.

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
based on 5 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Lee's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I've seen Dr Lee for a few years for osteoarthritis in my right shoulder. He gave me a few cortisone shots which helped a bit but in the end I needed surgery to properly deal with the issue. I had a complete shoulder replacement in Jan 2018. He did a fabulous job. Everything is going great so far...more
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I was very impressed with Dr. Lee's knowledge and manners first that is why I decided to have my total shoulder replacement with him, now after 5 weeks I am very happy with the surgery. I strongly recommend Dr. Lee.
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Dr. Lee took the time to explain my injury and how he was going to repair it. Explained what to expect after the surgery. He always answered my question till I understood. Best of all returned phone calls. Best of all made me 100% again. I have full use of my shoulder.
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Dr. Lee is an amazing surgeon! I felt so confident and comfortable with him as my doctor. Couldn't recommend anyone more highly than him!
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Dr. Lee is fantastic! The surgeon in Ashland OR said my arm would be a bag of bones. Heard about Dr. Lee, flew from OR to CA, met Dr. Lee, good conversation, he explained everything and was confident in his ability and so was I - I was in surgery within days. 4 1/2 months later,I sometimes feel...more
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