Nicolas H. Lee

MD

Orthopedic surgeon
Specialist in complex fractures; boxing and snowboarding aficionado

Dr. Nicolas Lee is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand, elbow, shoulder and microvascular surgery as well as in treating problem fractures. He is medical director of orthopedic services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, where he sees adult and pediatric patients.

Lee received his bachelor of science degree and a master's degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also earned his medical degree. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Outside of work, Lee's interests include golf, basketball, snowboarding and boxing.

  • Education

    UCLA, 2007

  • Residencies

    Baylor College of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, 2012

  • Fellowships

    Medical College of Wisconsin, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Everyone – regardless of socioeconomic or insurance status – deserves equal access to high-quality care.

Clinics I work with

Hand, Elbow & Upper Extremity Surgery Center

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Orthopedic Trauma Service

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
91 Reviews
Dr. Lee was amazing. My visit was him was so incredibly helpful to me in understanding my injury and what I need to do. He was very thorough explained everything showed me photos and listened to me. I couldn't have asked for a better doctor for this particular visit.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
91 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
91 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
86 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
91 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
91 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
90 Reviews

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