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Steven J. Lee, M.D.

Excellence in Hand Surgery,
Upper Extremity Surgery, and Sports Medicine
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Chief, Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, Lenox Hill Hospital


Associate Director, Nicholas Institute Sports Medicine & Athletic Trauma

New York City, NY

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Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists

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US News and World Report Top Doctors

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Castle Connolly

Top Doctors

(2014 - 2021)

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The New York Times Super Doctors Hall of Fame


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New York Magazine

Best Doctor


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Dr. Steven Lee is a New York City based orthopedic surgeon, hand specialist, and sports medicine expert who is changing the face of orthopedic medicine.  He actively is developing innovative treatments and surgical approaches to afford patients the best care possible.  He is also a leader in the orthopedic community, not only in New York City but also nationwide. 




  • Chief - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City

  • Associate Director of the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT), NYC

  • Board certified and double fellowship trained in Hand/Upper Extremity as well as Sports Medicine

  • Member of the American Orthopaedic Association

  • New York Times Super Doctor Hall of Fame (2008-present)Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2014- present),  NY Magazine Best Doctor (2014-present)

  • Dr. Steven Lee utilizes his Internal Brace techniques in hand, wrist, elbow, and ankle procedures. He teaches these techniques to fellow orthopedic surgeons nationwide.

  • Leader in innovative, minimally invasive surgery such as the Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel release, Wrist Arthroscopy, and Elbow Arthroscopy


Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Steven Lee is an expert on minimally invasive surgery.  He instructs these techniques to fellow surgeons nationwide and is one of only a few doctors in Manhattan using these innovative approaches. 


  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

  • Wrist Arthroscopy

  • Elbow Arthroscopy

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

  • Knee Arthroscopy

  • Ankle Arthroscopy


Internal Brace

A technique developed by Dr. Lee that affords patients stronger surgical repairs and faster recoveries. Dr. Steven Lee instructs these techniques to fellow surgeons nationwide.



Stem Cell & Ortho-Biologics

An alternative treatment to surgery for tendonitis, partial ligament tears, and arthritis. These innovative treatment options offer patients an alternative to surgery or joint replacement. 

Stem Cell Therapy:


  • ArthroFlex Dermal Allograft 

Contact Us

Ph: 212-737-3301

Fax: 212-737-4876




159 East 74th Street,

2nd Floor
New York, NY, 10021

Close to 6 and Q trains



2 Overhill Road,

Suite 310
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Close to Scarsdale Metro North Train Station
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