Dr. Michael Lee, MD

Dr. Michael Lee, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Michael Lee, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

Desert Orthopaedic Center- East Desert Inn Road

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lee performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lee's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Migraine
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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16  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Tennessee Bowld Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Campbell Clin University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Lee did surgery on my right hand excellent job I can use it again. Now ready for surgery on my left hand.
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I saw Dr. Lee for the first time for carpal tunnel in both wrists. He was very upfront with me what my option are. We did an injection in one of my wrist before I even left the office. I have never had a steroid injection, but I have heard they can be painful. Dr. Lee has was great, no pain and...more
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Love him. Fixed my very wonky broken finger after another doctor did a horrible job. Usually is running late but I expect it so don't make plans for right afterwards and I bring a book. :-)
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He is amazing! I had a complete recovery within 6 months , he is kind, and describes waht he will do very well.
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Dr Lee and his staff couldn't have been more kind , compassionate or professional.He took a deformed hand with little or no mobility (I had 2broken bones in my arm), and left me with the beautiful hand I originally had! I will never forget the experience I had at Dr Lee's office and surgical...more
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