Steven J Lee MD is Chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and the Associate Director of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT) in New York City. He is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and double fellowship trained in Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery as well as Sports Medicine.

Dr Lee grew up in northern New Jersey and was accepted into a highly competitive 6 year combined medical school program at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Stony Brook University Hospital, his Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases and his second Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr Lee has contributed widely to the medical literature and has over 50 publications and presentations at national meetings. He has numerous awards but is most proud of earning the Teacher of the Year award 3 times. He specializes in the treatment of complex disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee, foot and ankle.

His specialty interests include:

- Complex hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder injuries

- Shoulder separations, dislocations, rotator cuff tears

- Upper extremity fractures

- Upper extremity ligament repairs and reconstructions

- Scapholunate and collateral ligament tears

- Arthoscopy (shoulder, knee, wrist and elbow)

- TFCC and ligament tears of the hand and wrist

- Meniscus tears and ACL tears of the knee

- Cartilage injuries (repairs and transplantations)

- Upper extremity nerve disorders

- Tendon ruptures



  • Board certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Medical school

    • Medical College of Pennsylvania

  • Residencies

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Internships

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

  • Fellowships

    • NYU Langone-Hospital for Joint Diseases

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

159 East 74th Street, 2nd FloorNew York, NY 10021
130 East 77th Street, 5th FloorNew York, NY 10075
2 Overhill Road, Suite 310Scarsdale, NY 10583
1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 100Westbury, NY 11590

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