Dr. Daniel Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, and more.


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(702) 703-6836

Dr. Lee accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nevada POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nevada PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Federal Employee Program
Boon-Chapman
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
Culinary Health Fund
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HealthFirst
HealthFirst HMO
HealthFirst PPO
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Teachers Health Trust
UnitedHealthCare
Sierra Health
Sierra Option
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 or...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.3

Based on 185 reviews

5 Stars
76.21621621621621%
(141)
4 Stars
5.945945945945946%
(11)
3 Stars
2.1621621621621623%
(4)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15.675675675675675%
(29)

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I was referred to Dr. Daniel Lee by my pain management Dr. From my first visit Dr. Lee was direct, and to the point on my back issues. He was honest and explained what needed to be done. Physical therapy, and pain management When this showed little results, surgery was needed. Dr. Lee was always professional, Honest, and had compassion for me and my back issues. I have been a patient of Dr. Lee for 2 surgery's and I would highly recommend.
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Sorry to say he has changed. He, at one time, was the best orthopedic surgeon in the valley, but that has changed. Something is wrong with a man who can look down at a patient in bed screaming in pain, he knows she needs pain medication, but orders a muscle relaxer, and runs out of the room. I am in the medical field, will be a nurse practitioner in 11 months, and I would not go to this man if he was the last provider in the city. His nurse practitioner is ten times better than he is if it were not for Kathleen my wife would have suffered for the whole hospital stay, not just the 2 1/2 hours she spent in the PACU.
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The emergency department sent me to Dr. Lee and I'm glad they did when I broke my ankle in 2 places. Dr. Lee did surgery on me putting in a plate. It was a great experience and I trust his judgement. I feel very comfortable with him. His specialty might be back pain but he did wonders on my leg and ankle. He got me out of the hospital quickly and got my cast off quickly. Now I'm wearing a boot and will soon be walking normal again. I would recommend Dr. Lee and the Desert Orthopedic Center in a heartbeat.
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Dr Daniel Lee is amazing! Been through two lower back surgeries with him with very successful outcomes. His bedside manner is like no other Doctor in the Vegas Valley! His team is fantastic- unlike any other docs office they are right there for you for anything you need! On a scale of one to ten Dr Lee and his team are a 100 in my book. You won’t be disappointed with the services, anyone who lives in the Las Vegas area should know how hard it is to find a good doctor that actually cares, pays attention to details, knows his field and is a true professional. Thank you for your outstanding services??
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Dr. Lee was the only doctor who believed me when I told him about my back pain. My primary doctor would not treat my pain, I went to the emergency room and they would not treat my pain. Dr. Lee, thank you for believing me and giving me pain medication. I have suffered for so long. Now the pain is under control. I am also thankful for the referral to physical therapy and pain management. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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Dr Lee has to be the biggest blessing on Earth as far as Drs. Dr Lee did a 3 disc spinal fusion on me on my lower back in 2016 and then in 2019 he replaced a disc in my neck. Both times I was rear ended and had so much damage. After my back surgery I was 100 percent back to normal actually better than normal. Dr Lee gave me my life back and changed forever my outlook on life. My neck was done 3 months ago and I’m feeling amazing. Neither surgery was an easy recovery but I am grateful I went through with it. Dr Lee is by far the best surgeon. And Dr Lee cares so much about his patients and their well being. I trusted Dr Lee with my life and I have no regrets. One thing I love about Dr Lees style is before you can do a surgery he has you watch of video. Of what it will be like. What the risk are. He makes sure you have all the information.
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Dr. Lee is absolutely wonderful. I have been a patient for twelve years and found him to be knowledgeable, professional and caring. He goes the extra mile to make his patients feel comfortable. I was so happy to have found him after visiting several other orthopedic surgeons prior to finding him. He hit it right on the head as to what I needed. The staff at Desert Orthopadeic are courteous, well trained and always have a smile for you. I would highly recommend Dr. Daniel D. Lee
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Dr.Daniel Lee is very professional,knowledgeable,personable and compassionate Physician.He is very thorough,pleasant and honest.He took his time to explained my problems,different treatment options and what outcome to expect.Dr.Daniel Lee answered all my questions in a manner that is clearly well understood .The staff are amazing,caring and outstanding.I highly recommend Dr.Daniel lee and Desert Orthopedic center .
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Dr Daniel Lee is a very outgoing and amazing physician he is always friendly and makes the patient feel at ease. He is extremely knowledgeable. But is not full of himself like many doctors. I highly recommend him He is one of the few that feel comfortable under his care
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Dr Lee has been taking care of my back for 9 months now. He operated on me 7 months ago. Because I am still experiencing paralysis and nephropathy in my left foot he is requesting additional imaging to isolate the issue to assist in ending my suffering. I am grateful for his continued involvement and care in my condition. It means a lot.
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