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  • UC San Diego Medical Center
    Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours
    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
  • UC San Diego Health – Medical Offices North
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Jeanne Lee, MD, FACS

Jeanne Lee, MD, is a board-certified surgeon who focuses her care on individuals who have experienced traumatic injury, such as a motor vehicle collision or severe burn injury. As director of the Burn Center at UC San Diego Health, Dr. Lee provides clinical and administrative leadership for the burn program, including education, research, quality improvement, community outreach, and policies and procedures specifying all aspects of care for burn patients.

As a professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Lee is involved in teaching fellows, residents and medical students who rotate on the Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and Burn Surgery Services. Her research interests include improving outcomes for trauma patients through technology and efficient exchange of medical information during ambulance or air transport to the trauma center.

Dr. Lee is a certified instructor for the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course, Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP) course, the Advanced Trauma Operative Management course (ATOM) and the Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) course. These courses are sponsored by the American College of Surgeons. She is also the clinical coordinator and certified instructor for the Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) course offered annually for residents and community physicians who wish to become more proficient in these areas.

Dr. Lee completed a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in general surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. She earned her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Lee is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.

She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and resident of the San Diego Chapter of the American College of Surgeons where she leads local efforts in advocacy, education and outreach on behalf of surgeons throughout the county. Dr. Lee is also a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Burn Association, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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For more information, see Burn Center, Trauma Center and Surgical Services.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Residency

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2007-07-16

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • American Board of Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries
  • Burn Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Elective and Emergency General Surgery
  • Injuries From Falls
  • Disaster Preparedness/Deployed Surgical Care
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted