Dr. Joung Lee, MD

Dr. Joung Lee, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Joung Lee, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

501 S Buena Vista St

Burbank, CA 91505

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 34% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee performs Brain Surgery more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Lee performs this procedure more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joung Lee, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1987
    University Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1981
    Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.6

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
(28)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.25%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
6.25%
(2)

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Would def not recommend. He removed an acoustic neuroma (a form of brain surgery) for me about 8 years ago. I did not see him before, during, or after the surgery and I was in the hospital about 4 days. Very poor manners. You'd think that a doctor doing brain surgery on you would at least have the...Read More
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Dr. Lee is an excellent doctor and an even better surgeon. He is readily available to answer any questions you may have at any time - and I had a lot of questions! His nursing staff is very organized and friendly. Such an overall great experience
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I met Dr. Lee in January 2017 as he was the doctor assigned to remove my brain tumor. Dr. Lee is extremely professional and thoroughly explained what the brain tumor was like and how he was going to remove it. He made me feel comfortable and did a fantastic job at reassuring me that everything was...Read More
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Dr. J.H. Lee is an excellent neurosurgeon with an impeccable knowledge of what he does and a very compassionate individual. We are blessed to have known him and very grateful to his team for a job well done. God bless you Dr. J.H. Lee and to your practice. May you will continue to be a blessing...Read More
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Dr. Lee removed my brain tumor. My love for him is up there with my family. As a master’s prepared nurse, I have very high expectations. He is a leader in research and has a wealth of clinical experience and expertise. I can’t imagine what it must be like to perform complex surgeries on a frequent...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Select Plus HMO
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Blue Shield of California
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Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Frontpath Health Coalition
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Humana
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Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Paramount
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Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
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