Dr. Joung Lee, MD

Dr. Joung Lee, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
(32)

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Dr. Joung Lee, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Burbank, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute at PSJMC

501 S Buena Vista St

Burbank, CA 91505
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 77% of peers
Meningiomas
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more than 71% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 68% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulation
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotaxis

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lee does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lee and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
4.8
based on 32 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Woodland Hills, CA |
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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in Burbank, CA |
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...more
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in Van Nuys, Ca. |
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...more
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in Ohio |
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...more
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in Cypress, CA |
The initial consultation was excellent, and I felt like I was in the best hands. now Dr. seems as though he was always in a rush. I felt like he just wanted me out of the office. I am still experiencing dizzy spells from my brain surgery and do not feel like I can return to work. it took at least 4...more
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Please recall that you were 2 hours late to your appointment. Instead of canceling, I patiently waited for you. Your late arrival was affecting my other appointments. Your dizziness, as explained...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lee accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    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
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Paramount
  • Priority Health
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
1300 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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