Dr. Jonathan G. Lee, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Houston Orthopedic & Spine Physicians 1200 Binz St Ste 1430, Houston, TX 77004 Get Directions

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Lee has experienced everything from bad car wrecks to ducking gunfire (ask him during your appointment). He even put himself through school as an iron worker, assembling buildings 250 feet in the air. But he will tell you that the most afraid he has ever been was when he required surgery at age 19 for a college football injury. Dr. Lee's understanding of this fear makes him sensitive to his patients' needs, and he makes sure each person is comfortable with all aspects of their medical care.He takes pride in his reputation for talking to his patients "too much." These in-depth conversations help his patients thoroughly understand their condition, treatment options, and likely outcomes. Dr. Lee knows well-informed patients make the best decisions regarding their health and will be more at ease with any medical procedures they undergo.Read more

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Dr. Lee specializes in total joint replacement, knee arthroscopy, and sports injuries as well as general orthopedics. Born and raised...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
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based on 11 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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I have used Dr. Lee for years for my orthopedic issues. He does like to pursue conservative treatment options first, which suits me just fine as I prefer to try everything I can before resorting to surgery. When I suffered a mild rotator cuff tear, he recommended physical therapy instead of surgery. I may not be able to throw a baseball or football with an overhand motion, but I can do almost anything else without pain or discomfort.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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 Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Why Does Experience Matter?

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Dr. Lee's Office & Staff

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Dr. Lee says...

Dr. Lee specializes in total joint replacement, knee arthroscopy, and sports injuries as well as general orthopedics. Born and raised in Texas, he has been in private practice with Dr. Cecil Christensen since 1989. Working Together, Never Pressured In all cases, Dr. Lee will try conservative treatments first. Only if they fail will he discuss the option of joint replacement surgery. "Patients should never feel pressured to do a procedure. There are many options available for hip and knee pain, but it's never something you ever have to do. I will not tell you it's time to have surgery. It is a decision for you to make. I'm here to make sure you're informed about all of your options, and make them available to you. It takes us working in tandem to get the best result. We're a team."Easy going, informative and most importantly, thorough, Dr. Lee has been practicing in Houston for 24 years. If joint pain is holding you back, talk with Dr. Lee to find solutions to get you moving again.

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Dr. Lee's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lee has experienced everything from bad car wrecks to ducking gunfire (ask him during your appointment). He even put himself through school as an iron worker, assembling buildings 250 feet in the air. But he will tell you that the most afraid he has ever been was when he required surgery at age 19 for a college football injury. Dr. Lee's understanding of this fear makes him sensitive to his patients' needs, and he makes sure each person is comfortable with all aspects of their medical care.He takes pride in his reputation for talking to his patients "too much." These in-depth conversations help his patients thoroughly understand their condition, treatment options, and likely outcomes. Dr. Lee knows well-informed patients make the best decisions regarding their health and will be more at ease with any medical procedures they undergo.