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About David J. Lee, MD, PhD

David J. Lee, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neurologist who treats seizures and epilepsy, including epilepsy that does not respond to medication.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosciences, Dr. Lee conducts research on epilepsy and trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He completed a fellowship in neurophysiology with a focus on epilepsy at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also did a residency in adult neurology. He earned his medical degree and doctorate in neuropharmacology at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board certified in neurology.

Dr. Lee is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, playing golf, tennis and soccer, and taking advantage of San Diego's recreational and cultural amenities.

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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.
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Medical Degree

  • SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

Doctoral Degree

  • SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

Residency

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

Fellowship

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

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Korean

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-07-01

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Epilepsy
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