Dr. Russell Lee, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 65

Dr. Lee
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Colorado Springs Pulmonology Consultant

2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 4004 Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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(719) 471-7064

Dr. Russell Lee, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lee to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bird Flu
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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(719) 471-7064

Dr. Lee accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
Gold Colorado PPO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Colorado Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Principal Financial Group
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans EPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

3.3

Based on 10 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Lee communications with his patients . He wants their input. And he listens.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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3 people found this helpful
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Edie in colorado springs, CO – Dec 19, 2017
AWSOME Doctor. Great bedside manner. Good communicator. Cares for the patient as a whole person, not just his specialty area. Educates patients to understand and help themselves with their disease. I recommend him to all who need a pulmanoligist. Office staff kind and efficient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Colorado Springs, Co. – Nov 09, 2017
Dr. Lee "interpreted" my sleep test and "suggested" apparently oxygen for me during sleep. My oxygen level is never below 90 and I wondered about the necessity for an oxygen concentrator in my life. Nothing was said about sleep apnea or a C-pap. My doctor referred me to Dr. Lee for a follow-up consultation but he refused to see me. I was told I was not his patient, he prescribed nothing for me and pretty much had nothing to do with me. I was told to contact the sleep study lab and my own do
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Marsha in Colorado Springs, CO – Aug 20, 2017

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Russell Lee, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

1988
Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Rush Presby St. Lukes Hospital -- Chief Medical Resident
Residency Hospital
1985
Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Rush University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1977
University Of Chicago
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

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Does Dr. Russell Lee, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Russell Lee, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lee frequently treats Low Blood Oxygen Level, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), and Sleep Apnea. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lee treats.

Where is Dr. Russell Lee, MD's office located?

Dr. Lee's office is located at 2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 4004, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Colorado Springs Pulmonology Consultant

Colorado Springs Pulmonry Consultants2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 4004 Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

Colorado Springs, CO

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2021)