Dr. Lee Tan, MD

Dr. Lee Tan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
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Dr. Lee Tan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

400 Parnassus Ave Fl 3

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Dr. Tan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tan "Dr. Tan completed his neurosurgical training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Following his neurosurgical training, Dr. Tan completed the Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Tan specializes in both minimally invasive and traditional open surgical techniques for the treatment of various spinal disorders. His clinical focus includes spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis, "flat-back" syndrome, "chin-on-chest" deformity), cervical spine pathologies (cervical disc herniation, cervical stenosis, OPLL), and degenerative lumbar spine pathologies (disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis). He also has expertise in robotic spine surgery, as well as motion-preservation techniques such as cervical artificial disc replacement and cervical laminoplasty, which can lead to superior clinical outcome in well-selected patients. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tan "A unique aspect of Dr. Tan's training is that he received both neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery training, which enables him to assess spinal pathologies from an interdisciplinary perspective to select the most appropriate treatment tailored to each individual patient."

5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Tan does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Scheuermann's Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery

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

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. Tan'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 (1)

Dr. Tan is a fantastic doctor! He is not only very patient in listening to my problems, but also very thorough in his exam. He explained all the findings on my images and told me how they are related to my symptoms. He clearly laid out all my options and also gave me chance to ask questions. Highly...more
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