Michael L. Lee, M.D.
Dr. Lee is originally from Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed a
5 year orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Tennessee/ Campbell Clinic.
He completed a fellowship, specializing in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery at Columbia
University/New York Orthopaedic Hospital in New York City. Dr. Lee was in private
practice for five years in Corpus Christi, Texas prior to joining Desert Orthopaedic
Center. Dr. Lee is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and
holds a Certificate of Added Qualification of Hand Surgery. He is a Fellow of the
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Lee has done research at various
institutions including the National Institutes of Health in Washington DC and has
authored numerous articles and book chapters. Dr. Lee Specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of hand, wrist and elbow injuries, including fractures, dislocations, tendon lacerations, arthritic conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome, and trigger finger.