Dr. Tommy Lee, MD

Dr. Tommy Lee, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tommy Lee, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Golden Empire Cardiology

3838 San Dimas St Ste B201

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Lee

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Welcome to our practice and thank you for allowing us to participate in your health care. Golden Empire Cardiology is focused on the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. We are committed to providing quality medical care. Our founding physician, Dr. Lee, is a specialist in cardiovascular diseases and is trained in the latest advances in the field of cardiology."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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19  Procedures

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.


  • Stanford
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lee is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
32 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He has saved my life. I totally trust and respect this man. He takes personal concern and compassion for needs. I love Dr Tommy Lee.
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Dr. Lee, is experienced and knowledgeable and just as important he cares about his patients. He is truthful when the patient needs to hear it, but also gentle with his words when need be. Truly would recommend him for any cardiac care. Have no complaints about his staff and services provided,...more
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Thank you for your comment and your trust. We look forward to caring for your cardiovascular needs.

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