James Lee, MD

James Lee, MDDr. Lee is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic physiatrist with expertise in innovative non-surgical procedures. As part of our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation team, Dr. Lee provides patients with non-operative treatments for muscle, bone and joint disorders, including fluoroscopic guided spine procedures to non-surgically manage spine conditions, ultrasound guided interventions to manage joint, tendon, muscle and bursa pain and platelet-rich plasma therapies to treat various musculoskeletal conditions.

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  • Medical – SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (Brooklyn, NY), M.D., 2010
  • Undergraduate – Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (New York, NY), B.E., 1998

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Fellowship – Hospital For Special Surgery (New York, NY), Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, 2014-2015
  • Residency – Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia/Cornell – Rehabilitation Medicine (New York, NY), 2011-2014

Certifications / Memberships

  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management of Spine Pain Course
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists

Honors & Awards

  • National Engineering Week Structure Design Winner, 1997
  • United States Academic Academy All-American Scholar, 1997
  • The National Dean’s List 1997
  • The National Dean’s List 1995