Joseph K. Lee, MD

Joseph K. Lee, MDPrior to joining Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, Dr. Lee worked at Coordinated Health in Pennsylvania as an interventional physiatrist, specializing in non-surgical spine care and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Dr. Lee returns to the greater New York area, where he completed the highly regarded Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. In addition to his comprehensive and interventional spine and musculoskeletal skills, Dr. Lee brings his expertise in unique areas such as ultrasound guided injection techniques and, in select cases, the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy. He treats patients with spinal and musculoskeletal disorders at our Great Neck, East Meadow and Syosset locations and contributes to the education of rotating medical residents and medical students. Dr. Lee is board certified in both Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

During his internship at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Lee was voted as the Pfizer Resident Intern Teacher of the Year by the Department of Internal Medicine. He was also selected as the Resident Intern Teacher of the Year by the rotating medical students from New York Medical College for distinction in resident teaching in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Lee completed his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, NJ. During his senior year of training, Dr. Lee was selected as the Chief Resident for his program.

He has contributed to the medical literature, including being an associate editor and chapter author to the the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review textbook. Dr. Lee has also been a regular contributing author to the Orthopedic Viewpoints on Medscape, a component of WebMD’s Health Professional Network.

Dr. Lee received his medical degree from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and graduated summa cum laude from the prestigious Rutgers College Honors Program of Rutgers University with a degree in Economics.

He is taking appointments at our East Meadow & Great Neck locations.

Honors and Recognition

Dr. Lee has received recognition as one of America’s Top Physicians from the Consumers Research Council of America over the past several years as well as in New York Super Doctors Rising Stars in the New York Times.

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Publications & Presentations

Dr. Lee has been active in lecturing nationally and publishing original articles. Read more about his publications and lecture appearances.

Professional Associations

Dr. Lee is an active member of several medical societies, including the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R). He is also certified in medical acupuncture after undergoing extensive training at Harvard Medical School.

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At Home

Outside of the office, Dr. Lee enjoys tennis and photography.

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