Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Joseph Lee is a fellowship trained interventional physiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital and is an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the Department of Orthopaedics and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Lee focuses on non-operative treatment of the spine using a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to improve and restore a patient’s function. He treats a wide range of spinal conditions, including but not limited to neck and back pain, pinched nerves, sciatica, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, arthritis, and joint pain, facet pain, and SI joint pain. He has extensive experience and expertise in interventional, non-surgical techniques to treat these conditions, including fluoroscopically guided spinal procedures such as epidural and facet injections, medial branch blocks, and radiofrequency ablation, as well as ultrasound guided joint injections. In addition, Dr. Lee also performs electrodiagnostic nerve studies (EMG / nerve conduction studies). He also has a special interest in Regenerative Medicine, including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy.
Dr. Lee joined the renowned Spine Center at Mount Sinai Hospital after being in practice for more than a decade in Long Island, where he was in private practice and also part of the Spine Center team at Northwell. He also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the residency training program in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Northwell and Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University and has enjoyed teaching residents and medical students.
Dr. Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude in Economics from Rutgers University. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the JFK Rehabilitation Institute in New Jersey, where he was selected as Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Lee underwent Fellowship training in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at The Spine Center of New York at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City in 2009. He has published articles and chapters in multiple textbooks and presented at national and local conferences.
Dr. Lee has been selected for the awards including New York Times Super Doctors as well as Best Doctors in America as well as America’s Top Physicians by Consumer Research Council of America.
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West