Dr. Steven Lee, MD

Dr. Steven Lee, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(9)
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Dr. Steven Lee, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Walnut Creek, CA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Read his story

2625 Shadelands Dr Ste 210

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Lee began practicing orthopedic medicine following his fellowship in spine surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. He is a board-certified member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Often, recovery from orthopedic conditions, particularly spine problems, requires hard work. The combination of Dr. Lee's sincere desire to understand your particular situation, your ability to trust your physician, a little patience and hard-work will assist you in returning to an active lifestyle. His concern for his patients helps accelerate the patient healing process.

Dr. Lee believes in developing a genuine relationship based on mutual respect and trust, and at Muir Orthopaedic Specialists you have the opportunity to learn about and discuss your spinal problem with Dr. Lee and receive leading edge treatment in a relaxed and comfortable environment."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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 Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • General Surgery, University Of California, San Diego Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University Of California, San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
3.9
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Sacramento, CA |
This was my first time visiting Dr. Lee and I was not happy at all. First of all I believe in good customer service and that a physician should be caring and informative when visited. Instead of providing good care I received questions as to why I came to him instead of another doctor. Well, when you have a title that has the word specialist in it that should be a reason in it self. Very unprofessional is the best word to describe this doctor.
Hi, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Dr. Lee strives to provide the highest possible level of care to each patient, including ensuring his or her concerns are heard and addressed, so he takes patient input very seriously. Although federal law precludes us from commenting on specific patient information online, I would like to opportunity to discuss this situation further. Please call me at 925-939-8585. Thank you, Natalie Bow, Front Office Manager
in Nevada City, CA |
Dr. Lee is exceptional. He combines both high professionalism and skills with high caliber personal, individual care. He listens well, and is attentive to patient's needs, questions, and concerns. He takes into account the patient's whole self, yet directs his expertise at solving the medical problem at hand. He exemplifies excellence. He did amazing work with my "old bones", and I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Lee accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Admar
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic PPO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • PacifiCare Health Systems
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Lee has admitting privileges

John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
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