Dr. Francis Lee, MD

Dr. Francis Lee, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Francis Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Seoul National University / College of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

260 Long Ridge Rd

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(866) 470-9253

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • POMCO Group
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
more than 78% of peers
Bone Cancer
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Francis Y. Lee specializes in bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone cancers, spine tumors, CT-guided radiofrequency ablation for osteoid osteomas as well as complex pediatric orthopedic surgery for developmental orthopedic disorders, limb lengthening and deformity correction. Dr. Lee and his clinical team provide excellent clinical care for complex orthopaedic diseases using state-of-the art technology including CT-guided radiofrequency ablation. Dr. Lee is currently Vice Chair for Research, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery with Tenure, and Robert Carroll and Jane Chace Carrol Laboratories Professor. In 2009, The Board of Trustees at Columbia University awarded Dr. Lee with a Tenure appointment as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in honor of his accomplishments as a clinician-scientist for the first time in 150 year's department history. Dr. Lee is one of rare orthopedic surgeons whose research is supported by NIH and Department of Defense. Dr. Lee serves as the Chief of the Tumor and Bone Disease service and is the Director of the Center for Orthopedic Research. He conducts both translational and clinical studies on musculoskeletal disorders. He is a recipient of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Education and Foundation Clinician Scientist Traveling Fellowship Award and the AAOS Leadership Fellowship. He has been actively involved in professional committees for the AAOS, Orthopaedic Research Society, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, NIH, AAOS Clinician Scientist Development Program, OREF Grant Writing Workshop, and American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Question Writing Task Force. Dr. Lee is an effective mentor for medical students, residents, PhD candidates and fellows in the field of musculoskeletal research."
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4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Amputation
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Hip Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Tumor Ablation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Seoul National University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Seoul National University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • New Jersey Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Seoul National University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General & Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New Jersey Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Seoul National University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Seoul National University Orthopaedic Science
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 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 (2)

This doctor lacks bedside manners. He does not take the time to listen to parents concerns and is very dismissive about the issue. Almost a no it all attitude. Will not recommend!
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Personable, professional, very clear and informative. Only met with him as in-patient.
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