Dr. Emmet Lee, MD

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Dr. Emmet Lee, MD
Emmet W. Lee, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine Physician specializing in Geriatric Care. As a Geriatrician, he serves as a Primary Care Physician for older adults with complex medical needs related to aging. Dr. Lee earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston in 1988. He subsequently served his internship and completed his Internal Medicine residency at various University of Texas-affiliated hospitals in 1992. From 1991-1992 he served as Chief Medical Resident and Clinical Instructor of Medicine. Dr. Lee is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He specializes in geriatric medicine, with a focus on preventive healthcare. In the event a patient becomes ill he will consult with the appropriate specialists then, together with the patient, weigh the risks and benefits and determine the best course of treatment. His goal is to provide the continuity of care that includes outpatient care, nursing home care, and, if needed, palliative and hospice care. Dr. Lee also serves as the medical director at LifeCare Center of Escondido, subacute medical director at Escondido Post Acute Rehab, Chief Medical Officer of LightBridge Hospice and LightBridge Medical Associates, medical director at Meadowbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and medical director at Vista del Lago Memory Care Unit. He is affiliated with the American Medical Directors Association, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the American College of Physicians.

625 E Grand Ave Ste B

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(866) 228-2236

Dr. Emmet Lee, MD

Dr. Emmet Lee, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 8 More

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Care Philosophy

"If one of my patients becomes ill I'll seek the guidance of the appropriate specialists. Then, together with my patient, we'll weigh the risks and benefits of the recommended tests and treatments and mutually decide upon a course of treatment."
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Dr. Lee's Experience

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Dr. Lee's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
  • Hospice Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Disease Prevention
  • Fall Prevention and Safety Program
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Immunization
  • Injury Prevention
  • Management of Multiple Medical Conditions in the Elderly
  • Non-Surgical Arthritis Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Preventive Care
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Tex Med School Houston Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Med School Houston Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
3.0
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Lee's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Lee accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MetLife
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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