Dr. Richard Lee, MD

Dr. Richard Lee, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Richard Lee, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

22 Corporate Plaza Dr

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 722-5071

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 98% 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.

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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13  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine 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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
77 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

  • 5
    (56)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Lee and his team have been excellent! Thorough, patient, and most importantly highly skilled. I was initially terrified of the procedure. But Dr. Lee patiently explained it to me several times and his coordinator, Kim, also spent time setting me up with the right resources. I had fusion of my...more
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Unfortunately, Dr. Lee sent me away several times minimizing my concerns. I saw another doctor and found that there was a problem on an MRI study. He may be good surgically, but not thoughtful diagnostically. It's as though he relies solely on MRI to diagnose. The only problem is if he doesn't...more
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Changed my and my family's life 100% Thank you Dr. Lee!!
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Dr Lee is a very gifted Doctor he really knows his stuff. He goes straight to the problem tells you what he can do and also what you need to do to help yourself. If you need to lose weight he will tell you Extra weight on ones body causes extra pressure and strain on ones back . I had spinal...more
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Dr. Lee is passionate about his work and I never feel as though he is talking down to me about my condition. He explained my condition and the plan of action to address it in clear terms and made sure that I understood what he was going to do. Dr. Lee is friendly and personable and I feel as...more
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