Dr. Christopher S. Lee is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy and shoulder replacement surgery. He has particular clinical and research interests in reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle.
Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Lee attended TuftsUniversity where he received awards for both academic and artistic achievements. While in college, he had the unique opportunity of studying abroad in China where he studied Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Literature at BeijingUniversity.
A violinist since the age of 4, Dr. Lee has traveled internationally to Europe and South America to give both solo and ensemble performances. He attended the Tanglewood Music Institute on scholarship during the summer of 1996 and continued his musical studies while at Tufts, winning the University Concerto Competition in 1998 and 2001. He has been the fortunate recipient of the Jacob Swartz Young Artist Award for solo performance and the Eugene Lehner Chamber Music Award as a member of the Rackwick Quartet.
After graduating Tufts, Dr. Lee subsequently attended the Tufts University School of Medicine where he participated in the MD/MBA program. After completing the Tufts Combined Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, he then received his fellowship training at the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship where he trained with international pioneers in sports medicine, arthroscopy and shoulder replacement surgery. As a fellow, he served as an assistant team physician for the San Diego State University Aztecs and the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball team. He is presently one of the team physicians for USA Volleyball.
During residency and fellowship, Dr. Lee continued his longtime commitment to running. A track athlete in high school, he transitioned to distance running over the years and completed the Philadelphia Marathon in 2007 and the Boston Marathon in 2008 and 2010. He presently enjoys running, golf, volleyball, basketball and tennis.
Dr. Lee has several research interests and has published in major orthopaedic journals and presented at national meetings. He currently has active projects in ACL reconstruction, shoulder replacement surgery, meniscus repair and biceps pathology.
Dr. Lee is extremely excited to be a part of Stetson Powell Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine where he will strive to continue the passion and dedication Dr. Stetson and Dr. Powell have for patient care, clinical research and volunteerism. To find out more about Dr. Lee, visit his website at www.chrisleemd.com.