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Hip Preservation Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
Joined Virginia Mason - August 2012
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I am in the military, trying to get insurance to cover right hip - only want Dr. Lee to do the surgery AWESOME!!!
Because she was recommended by my doctor, I would recommend her, but I think some of her info. was inaccurate.
Dr. Lee was very kind & I felt I received the highest quality of care possible. Thank you!
Dr. Lee = always clear, concerned w/my needs & questions, very attentive. The Lee,Nygard team is the best.
Areas(s) of Expertise
Dr. Lee's special interests include hip preservation, hip arthroscopy, pelvic and femoral osteotomies, surgical hip dislocation and hip arthroplasty.
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 1995
University of Washington, Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
Hip Preservation Surgery, Harvard University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Unit, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012
Outside of her practice, Dr. Lee enjoys hiking, reading and rooting for the Mariners.
“Every person and every hip is unique. I enjoy working with patients to develop a treatment plan that best fits the individual and is in line with his or her goals. In order to be effective, it has to be a team approach.”
“Hip preservation is an exciting, rapidly growing area of Orthopedic surgery. The pelvis and hip joint are incredibly complex 3-D structures that require strength and stability, but also flexibility in order for us to walk, run, dance, play sports, etc. I enjoy the puzzle of working through the anatomic, biomechanical and biological factors that need to be in balance for a well-functioning hip joint.”
On Virginia Mason
“I appreciate that VM prioritizes outcomes data and evidence-based care. My impression is that ‘Team Medicine’ is not just a slogan – it is in practice daily with integrated clinical care."