Dr. Daniel Lee, MD

Dr. Daniel Lee, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Daniel Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, and more.

Desert Orthopaedic Center

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Boon-Chapman
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lee's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "When it comes to providing quality comprehensive orthopedic care, our Board Certified and Board Eligible Orthopedic Surgeons are setting the standards in Southern Nevada. We are committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Whether it is the treatment of immediate, chronic, pediatric, or work-related injuries, we strive to provide optimal health care until our patients complete their journeys back to good health."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
135 total reviews (51 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (135)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (51)

His resident explained the MRI very well. Dr Lee gave me a good explanation of my issues and most importantly did not push surgery. He agreed with my current treatment plan and I left confidant I had found a competent honest doctor.
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Dr. Lee seemed like he was in another world. He first came in and thought I was a different patient calling me that name and then realized he made a mistake. Left the room and came back later. Once he was back he rushed me and didn’t care what I had to say. I was trying to ask a question as he was...more
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i did not see dr lee but his PA kathleen wilson she was extremely professional thorough and helpful;
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Likable guy and seemed extremely honest as didn’t push surgery, PT or pain management although they have it all in his center!! His resident was super nice and knowledgeable and explained my X-rays thoutoughly!
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I wouldn’t be able to give Dr.Lee a proper review as I never saw him at all. Now, if you ask me to rate Kathleen White APRN. Then I would be able to give her a review because that is who I saw.
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