Dr. Thomas Lee, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 63

Dr. Lee
Accepting new patients

Tesson Heights Orthopaedics

12152 Tesson Ferry Rd Saint Louis, MO 63128

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(314) 849-5414

Dr. Thomas Lee, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mercy Hospital South and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lee to book an appointment.

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Dr. Lee is affiliated with Mercy Hospital South Saint Louis, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

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  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ See hospitals
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    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Experience
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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lee's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Low Back Pain more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lee treats Back Pain more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lee treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Lee accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

3.2

Based on 29 ratings

5 Stars
51.724137931034484%
(15)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
44.827586206896555%
(13)
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What went well
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  • Staff friendliness (18)
  • Explained conditions well (16)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (13)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (10)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (10)
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Went to get my info, practice shut down. That's a good thing.
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SB in Sappington, MO – Nov 29, 2018
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Went in for back pain, left disabled.
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Jan 08, 2018
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Very good with patients. Answers all questions. Very personable. Support staff is excellent. I have recommended a number of people to Dr. Lee.
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Tom in Fenton – Nov 03, 2016
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Dr. Lee was very professional and explained my condition so I could understand. He didn't push any procedure and made me feel comfortable with his reasons for an MRI. I'll definitely recommend him to the older ladies in my congregation.
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Christine Thornburgh in St Louis, MO – Oct 18, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Increasingly recognized as setting new standards for excellence, Dr. Thomas Lee practices a `patient centered' approach to spine surgery. His approach...Read more

Biography

Dr. Thomas Lee, located in St. Louis, MO, received his undergraduate training from the University of Missouri. Dr. Lee is a 1983 graduate of the Saint...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Maricopa Med Center
Residency Hospital
St Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese

Awards

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

Dr. Lee frequently treats Chronic Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, and Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lee treats.

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

Dr. Lee's office is located at 12152 Tesson Ferry Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63128. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Thomas Lee, MD speak?

Dr. Lee speaks Chinese and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Thomas Lee, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lee has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Tesson Heights Orthopaedics

SpineMore Surgical Associates, P.C.12152 Tesson Ferry Rd Saint Louis, MO 63128
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lee is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Mercy Hospital South

Saint Louis, MO

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received