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A southern California native, Richard Lee, M.D., is board certified in orthopedic surgery specializing in minimally invasive surgery of the spine. He treats the entire spectrum of spinal conditions including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pathologies. Employing the most current and advanced operative techniques, Dr. Lee performs surgical procedures of the spine with the goal of returning patients to function as quickly as possible. Dr. Lee’s interest in spinal surgery is a combination of several academic interests during his schooling. In college, he studied neurobiology and was intrigued by the complexity of the human nervous system. His laboratory research included work on the effects of microgravity on gene expression in bone and muscle cells in outer space. These early experiences as an undergraduate student and NASA researcher primed his interest in orthopedic and spinal surgery as a medical student. “What I enjoy most about spinal surgery is the opportunity to combine science and art to help patients rehab from physically debilitating conditions.” Dr. Lee attended the University of California at Berkeley for his undergraduate degree in molecular biology. He went on to attend medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the Yale School of Medicine, followed by a combined orthopedic and neurosurgical spinal surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lee resides in Newport Beach and enjoys running and cycling in his spare time.
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22 Corporate Plaza Dr, Newport Beach, CA, 92660
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Newport Orthopedic Institute
22 Corporate Plaza Dr
Newport Beach, CA, 92660

LOCATIONS

Newport Orthopedic Institute
22 Corporate Plaza Dr
Newport Beach,CA,92660
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 400
Irvine,CA,92618
  • Accepting New Patients
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
22 Corporate Plaza Dr Ste 100
Newport Beach,CA,92660
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat8:30 am - 11:00 am
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center
22 Corporate Plaza Dr Ste 150
Newport Beach,CA,92660
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri6:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicaid Accepted
Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach
22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach,CA,92660

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Graduated 2003

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (71)

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  • Oscar Insurance CA
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • First Health PPO
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • AWH Southern CA Elect Choice
  • AWH Southern CA HMO
  • AWH Southern CA Managed Choice
  • Classic
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 2021 I&F PPO Plan
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar LocalPlus
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • UHC SignatureValue HMO - CA

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