Dr. James Lee, MD

Dr. James Lee, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Lee, MD is a general surgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

23451 Madison St Ste 340

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 64% of peers
Ulcer
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more than 58% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 51% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

3 Sanctions
  • Other (9/30/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (7/17/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Misdemeanor conviction (8/8/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

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
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lee accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Community Regional Medical Center
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
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Saint Agnes Medical Center
1303 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
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