Dr. Christopher Lee, MD

Dr. Christopher Lee, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(16)
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Dr. Christopher Lee, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

191 S Buena Vista St Ste 470

Burbank, CA 91505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Christopher S. Lee is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, shoulder and knee replacement surgery. He has particular clinical and research interests in reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle. If you would like more information, please visit his website: www.chrisleemd.com."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lee does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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 Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Tufts U Affiliated Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Tufts U Affiliated Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • San Diego Sports Med Arthroscopy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Peking University
    Other Education | Completed 2000

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
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
4.7
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 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
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Sherman Oaks, CA
A year ago Dr. Lee performed surgery on my pinky finger knuckle. It was a 'boxers fracture' and the break was pretty bad with my knuckle indented about a cm and was broken into a few pieces. I was worried for awhile about while it healed but Dr. Lee and the hand rehab specialist recommended (who...more
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in Northridge, CA
Dr Lee and his team are very caring and professional. They leave no question unanswered. I was in excruciating pain with my knees for 5 years. Dr Lee did knee replacement on my right knee woke from the surgery feeling great with so much less pain than I expected. Can't wait until I can get...more
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in Glendale, CA
I had a total shoulder replacement with Dr. Lee. He has excellent bedside manners and explains everything extra-carefully, and he is super attentive during the recovery time. The pain I had been enduring for years was instantly gone right after the surgery and is still gone now, 9 months later. ...more
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