Dr. Paul Stephen Lee MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Paul Lee is a gastroenterologist in Irvine, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hoag Hospital Irvine and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Lee accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Hoag Hospital Irvine and one of 32 at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Biliary Tract Disease, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Clinical Interests: Esophagus, Inflammatory bowel disease, Pain management, Colon/colon cancer, Liver, Abdominal pain, esophageal disorder, pancreatic-biliary disorders, colon cancer, IBD, IBS

Hospital Affiliation

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Hoag Hospital Irvine

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, 2004

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 2001

U Southern California
Fellowship, Gastroenterology (IM), 2008

Pomona College
Other Training, Psycho-Biology, 1989 - 1993

Other Training, Epidemiology, 1995 - 1997

Westminster Theological Seminary
Other Training, Biblical Counseling, 1993 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 4 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 3 years in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Reading speed improvements in retinal vein occlusion after ranibizumab treatment.
Suñer, I. J.,Bressler, N. M.,Varma, R.,Lee, P.,Dolan, C. M.,Ward, J.,Colman, S.,Rubio, R. G.

Improved Vision-Related Function after Ranibizumab for Macular Edema after Retinal Vein Occlusion: Results from the BRAVO and CRUISE Trials.
Varma, R., Bressler, N. M., Suñer, I., Lee, P., Dolan, C. M., Ward, J., Colman, S., Rubio, R. G.

Non-exposed bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a critical assessment of current definition, staging, and treatment guidelines.
Patel, S., Choyee, S., Uyanne, J., Nguyen, A., Lee, P., Sedghizadeh, P., Kumar, S., Lytle, J., Shi, S., Le, A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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