Dr. James Lee, MD

Dr. James Lee, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. James Lee, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fullerton, CA. He graduated from Rush University in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1955 Sunnycrest Dr Ste 108

Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
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 "Dr. Lee describes his philosophy of care quite simply: Patient satisfaction is his number one priority."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

86  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Electrocautery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Parotidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Somnoplasty
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Northwestern U Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Brook Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | 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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
44 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr.lee is absolutely the best!! I have chronic sinusitis and was struggling with ear aches and sinus infections, and Dr. Lee knew just what to do to help me. He is very knowledgeable and answers every question you have. Also his nurses and office staff are the nicest people around. He also sees you...more
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Most proficient ENT in the area, he is the go to recommendation of the areas best general practitioners. Dr Lee performed difficult polo surgery on my nasal passages with no complications and a very rapid recovery. Appointments are easy to get. He is very understanding if I am running late.
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