Dr. Joung Lee, MD

Dr. Joung Lee, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

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.


  • 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

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...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...more
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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 repeatedly, will take time to recover. Regarding the delayed response to your messages, I was giving lectures in another country. Regarding your disability form, you left me with the wrong file number, and I could not locate your application online. These circumstances were explained to you also.

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