Daniel D. Lee, M.D.



Daniel D. Lee, M.D joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 1996. Dr. Lee’s professional interests include degenerative, traumatic, deformity and scoliosis spinal pathologies, as well as, complex reconstructions and revision spine surgery.

Special Interest

Education & Training

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Daniel D. Lee, M.D. was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Distinction in 1993 from Stanford University, California. Dr. Lee received a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine in 1997. Dr. Lee completed his Orthopedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, New York from 1997-2002. During his residency, Dr. Lee trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in New York, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

During his residency, Dr. Lee participated in the care of multiple professional sports teams including the New York Jets and New York Rangers. Dr. Lee completed his Spine Fellowship at John Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland under John P. Kostuik, M.D. the past Chairman of Spine and Orthopedic Surgery. While completing his fellowship, Dr. Lee pursued a degree in Medical Acupuncture graduating from New York Medical College in 2002. He practices Ear, Hand, Meridian, and Element based Acupuncture, as well as, electroacupuncture and moxibustion.

Dr. Lee is a former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lee is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is currently a member of the North American Spine Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Lee served as a Clinical Faculty Supervisor at Touro University from 2008-2010 and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine University.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Korean American Spine Society
  • Kostuik Alumni Spine Society
  • Nevada Orthopedic Society
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • Nevada State Medical Association
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, School of Medicine
  • Clinical Faculty Supervisor, Touro University

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Office Locations

Northwest/Las Vegas