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Dr. Paul Lee

Paul C. Lee, M.D.

Dr. Lee is double board certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation and in the sub-specialty of pain medicine by the ABMS / ABPMR. He specializes in non-surgical, conservative, rehabilitative and regenerative approaches to spine, sports, and orthopedic pain. He has a compassionate and team-based approach to patient care. His hobbies include basketball, mixed martial arts, and traveling.

PRACTICE

Full Range Spine and Ortho, Los Angeles/Fullerton/Encino, CA

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Medicine

Cedars Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Medicine

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE

ABPMR / ABMS Board Certification: Subspecialty of Pain Medicine

ABPMR / ABMS Board Certification: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

The Medical Board of California: Physician and Surgeon

EDUCATION/TRAINING

UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA

ACGME Accredited Fellowship—Pain Medicine

UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA

Residency—Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Mount Sinai / Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Preliminary Year—Internal Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY

Doctor of Medicine

University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, B.S. in Biology

LECTURES

Spinal Cord Stimulation. 2018 USC Spine Symposium. Anaheim, CA. March 23, 2018

Complication of Interventional Spine Procedures. 2018 USC Spine Symposium. Anaheim, CA. March 23, 2018

Common Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes. Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California: Pain Management Seminar. Los Angeles, CA. May 21, 2017

Invasive “Conservative” Treatment (of spine disorders). Cedars Sinai Spine Center: State of the Art Spine Care. Los Angeles, CA. October 11, 2014

Medial Branch Block and Radiofrequency Ablation. UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Pain Lecture Series. Los Angeles, CA. December 26, 2012

Meningitis with Epidural Steroid Injections. UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Pain Lecture Series. Los Angeles, CA. November 21, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

Fung D, Davis TT, Lee PC. Injections of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine. Surgical Approaches to the Spine 3rd ed. 2015 Edition. Ed. Robert G. Watkins III. April 29, 2015

Pangarkar S, Lee PC, Fish DE. Evaluation and initial management of neck pain. First Consult, website.

Pangarkar S, Lee PC. Conservative treatment for neck pain: medications, physical therapy, and exercise. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2011 Aug;22(3):503-20, ix. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

Fish DE, Lee PC, Parti A, Pham Q. Evaluating correlation of two pain scales in spinal procedures. Fed Pract. 2010;27(5):24-28.

Marcus D, Lee PC, Fish DE. Pain precedes CT and scintigraphic findings in an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a case report. Pain Med. 2008 Oct;9(7):866-70. Epub 2008 Jul 24.

Fish DE, Lee PC, Marcus D. The S1 “Scotty Dog”: report of a technique for S1 transforaminal epidural steroid injection. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Dec;88(12):1730-3.

ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATIONS

Lee PC, Pangarkar S. Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of the sciatic nerve in treatment of postamputation residual limb pain: a case report. Poster presenter at NWAC World Anesthesia Convention 2013, Bangkok, Thailand. April 23-27,2013

Dechter S, Berk J, Lee PC, Pangarkar S. Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of the brachial plexus for chronic shoulder and radicular upper extremity pain caused by metastatic squamous cell carcinoma: A case report. Poster presenter at NWAC World Anesthesia Convention 2013, Bangkok, Thailand. April 23-27,2013

Fish DE, Lee PC, Pham Q. Evaluating correlation of two pain scales in spinal procedures. Poster presenter at UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System PM&R Research Day, Los Angeles, CA. August 31, 2010.

Fish DE, Lee PC, Pham Q. The S1 “Scotty Dog:” Report of a technique for S1 transforaminal epidural steroid injection. Poster presenter at UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System PM&R Research Day, Los Angeles, CA. August 31, 2010.

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

Super Doctors: Southern California Rising Stars 2018

Super Doctors: Southern California Rising Stars 2017

LANGUAGES

Fluent in English

Conversational Mandarin Chinese

Conversational Spanish

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