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Dr. Byung Lee, MD

Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Lee is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the care of disorders of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Lee grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From there he moved on to California where he attended Stanford University as an undergraduate. After earning his B.S., he stayed at Stanford to continue his medical education at the Stanford University School of Medicine where he earned his M.D. Dr. Lee then transplanted to the East coast where he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Following his residency, he pursued further training at Brown University with a fellowship in orthopedic trauma. He then completed a second fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Chicago. In addition to his clinical training, Dr. Lee’s research interests have led to numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations at national meetings. His research has been presented on topics such as wrist arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears, scaphoid fractures, wrist fractures, patellar dislocations and autoimmune causes of arthritis. Dr. Lee brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the operative and non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions to the area. His areas of expertise include: · Fractures of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder · Carpal tunnel syndrome · Cubital tunnel syndrome · Dupuytren's contracture · Arthritis of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder · Tennis elbow · Golfer’s elbow · Trigger finger · Tendon and nerve injuries · Rotator cuff disease

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Brown University, Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma
  • Brown University, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Medical School - Stanford University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Chicago, Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1497945307

Office locations

Precision Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

2120 North MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100

Irving, TX 75061

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He was very nice and friendly and so was the staff. We were there for my sister, who has Alzheimer's and had broken her hip. They treated her with respect and tried to help her understand what they were trying to do.
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Dr. Lee is very personable and thorough with his examination. He takes time to explain in detail what is wrong and the steps to improve the problem. It was such a pleasure to find a happy, caring doctor that is opento your questions. In my experience this doctor is one of the best there and I am so glad I went to him for help. I did not have to wait a long time to see him and once in the room, he came in quickly welcoming me and discussing my reason for visiting. What a joy it was to find Dr. Lee.
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Dr Lee is informative as well as direct. He asks questions as well as implements assessments. I would definitely recommend him to anyone suffering from pain!!!
Less than 1 month ago
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He explained away every concern I had no matter how small. He took the time to really listen to me and explain where I had a total understanding. Such a blessing for me. Him walking through the ER while I wasthere was a God send. I live in far north Dallas, but I would drive even further if I had to so he would be my surgeon. Surgery went great and looking forward to finishing up therapy.
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Great doctor!
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Dr. Lee is very knowledgeable, personable, caring, compassionate and professional. I have recommended him to ALL my friends and family. Although I don't like having to deal with issues, I always love to go back to see Dr. Lee
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1st visit w/ Dr. Lee. Impressed by his examination & communication. Y'all will be calling me back to schedule a MRI. So far, so good. Thank you Dr. Lee.
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Dr Lee was very nice & to the point ! He gave me a steroid shot & I didn't even feel it . He was easy to talk to , & answered my questions!
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I really loved the compassion of all of the staff. I went through a traumatic experience and everyone in the office was kind, caring, understanding and professional. There was very little wait time. Dr Lee's bed side manner was impeccable and I would recommend them to anyone I know.
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great
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Dr Lee was great ! I will know more as I get to know him . First visit went well , got some shots to help the pain . He was very good with doing that for sure !
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My wife and I have both used Dr. Byung Lee for issues with our hands wrists. We are impressed with his professionalism and helpfulness in our treatment. I especially appreciate him taking the time to explain the physiology and issues interms we can understand. Coming from an engineering background, this is very important to me.
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Very nice, knows his stuff, and answered my questions. Perfect combo.
Less than 1 year ago
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Enjoyable and informative.
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Short but sweet. Got right in to see Dr. Lee. He had x-rays taken before he saw me and made his assessment. He gave me a clear course of action and asked if I had anything that I didn't understand. Dr. Lee is very thorough and is very likeable.
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The doc was not too sure.. He was going by the book and couldnt apply practically... My Xrays didnt come out the way he would have expected and i still have the issue which i am living with..
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He is an excellent doctor and i would highly recommend him. Very thorough and explains everything.
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fast efficient service. surgical procedures and expected out comes are well explained before and after surgery.
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First time and he was likeable, friendly and knowledgeable
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Dr Lee has performed multiple surgeries and I would highly recommend to anyone who needs hands & elbow nerve surgery. I love how he explains it to me & my husband. Dr. Lee I will continue to use and I highly recommend.
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I am a 62 year old woman who stepped in a whole in her yard and broke her leg in a weird way and almost had to have surgery. Dr. Lee performed his miracle and I was able to avoid surgery.He has been treating me for 3 months and Dr. Lee has made an unbearable experience much more tolerable. He and his staff are professionals, but they care about your recovery, much like a family member would care. I have been extremely pleased with the care that I have received and I would recommend Dr. Lee and his staff to my loved ones.
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Dr Lee is top-notch in every way!
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Highly professional and knowledgeable Doctor. Uses conservatism in his medical approach. I highly recommend Dr. Lee for anyone! Great bedside manner, extremely personable, great personality and well-suited for the work he does.
More than 1 year ago
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His care & concern is wonderful. He takes time to fully explain what & why his treatment is as well as why.
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Dr, Lee was very attentive to my medical issue and was concerned to get the issue resolved. I highly recommend Dr. Lee for his professionalism and bedside manner. I will recommend Dr. Lee to others.
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He's amazing!
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Patient and understanding. Explains things so you are able to understand. Takes time with you and doesn't make you feel like he is rushed to get to the next patient.
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I sat in the waiting room after filling out the remaining paperwork (the Zocdoc files didn't transfer, I think) for maybe 5 minutes and called back to check my weight. I was x-rayed and saw Dr. Lee within 8 minutes! Ialso made this appointment the day prior (on a Sunday even)!
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I like Dr., Lee, he is very nice and he knows what he is doing.
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Dr. Lee and his staff are great. They take care of both my wife and I. Very personable, great listener , and very good at diagnosing and helping with the problems we had. Great guy.
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Dr. Lee is friendly and outgoing. He has never talked down to me or treated me with anything but respect. My wife and I had a number of questions about a possible surgery. He listened and gave detailed answers without lookingat his watch. In the end we established a treatment protocol for an indefinite period instead of surgery
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Dr. Lee saw both my wife and I today. We both had issues . He listened and explained very well. Easy to talk to and we both felt very good about the plan for each of us going forward.
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I had my second post-surgery followup visit with Dr. Lee today, it was an excellent visit. He was professional, personable and immediately on top of a couple of new concerns that had arisen since my last visit.
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Clearly explained what my problem was and what his treatment plan would entail. Very comfortable with his plan.
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Great doctor! Made sure I understood everything before I left. Friendly and made it easy.
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Dr. Lee did surgery on my wrist after a fall caused a compound fracture. He was excellent in every regard. He prepared me well for the surgery, educating me on the procedure and patiently and professionally answering every question that Ihad. The surgical experience itself was top notch. I had virtually no post-surgical pain and the follow up care from Dr. Lee and his staff was outstanding. I highly recommend Dr. Lee on every level: medical expertise; surgical expertise; professionalism; approachability; and patient care and concern.
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Dr. Lee is always so professional and so well-informed. He checked for pain in my wrist, but suggested that if that one screw in the wrist were to continue moving as x-rays showed, he could go back in and remove thatscrew/even the plate. But I don't want to do that - no pain now, but he told me to call him if pain comes along later. I loved the fact that Dr. Lee agreed with my theory of "mind over matter" - positive thinking works for healing. Dr. Lee could have been a philosophy major like me!! Love him!
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Dr. Lee is the most kind and caring Doctor I have had in 60 years of seeing doctors. He cares about his patients. He's prompt about seeing you in the hospital and in his office. I highly recommend him! Thank you Dr. Lee for such excellent care.
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Very good
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Absolutely excellent. Listens, addresses concerns, gives answers, very professional, and even shook my hand!!
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He listens and explains. I did not feel rushed. I understood his rationale behind my treatment plan and confident of the best possible outcome.
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Dr. Lee was very thorough in his explanations about my medical issues. He had a gentle bedside manner when dealing with me as a patient. I am very impressed with him and am very happy I chose him to be my doctor.
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He's amazing. Had a great experience with the doctor amd his team. Very much recommend him.
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Dr. Lee is very knowledgable and will answer any questions you might have about your surgery in terms you can understand.
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He came to treat me in ER on Saturday even though he wasn't on duty and did a shoulder repositioning. That was wonderful proactive action. Excellent bedside explanation of the procedure. He also had a great team.
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Dr. Lee is professional yet so personable and caring. He interacted well with me and my 2 granddaughters, 11 and 12, I happened to take with me. He wasted no time getting X-ray's and diagnosis, alleviating another trip to the office.He answered all of my questions, making sure I understood everything.
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Since this was the first time at this office, we were unsure what to expect. However, the whole experience from check-in to check-out was great. everyone was helpful, professional and pleasant. Thank you to all.
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He is the best.
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I am so grateful for Dr. Lee's expertise. I saw the x-ray of my arm today. He did an amazing job of piecing me back together after a nasty fall on brick. My shoulder and humerus were broken and I haveamazing mobility considering the extent of my injuries. Thank you Dr. Lee and your team of surgeons for your skilled work.
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