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Specialty
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Languages
English; Korean
Practice Name
EvergreenHealth Sport & Spine Care
Primary Address
12039 NE 128th Street, Suite 500
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Primary Phone
425.899.1220
Primary Fax
425.899.1219
Practice Website
https://www.evergreenhealth.com/sports-work-injury
Clinical Expertise
Musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnosis and for guiding needles for injection
Spinal injections:epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, radiofrequency procedures
Electrodiagnostic studies:needle electromyography, nerve conduction studies
Non-surgical treatment for sports, musculoskeletal and spine conditions
Credentials
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Practicing Since
2006
Experience
Dr. Yung J. Lee is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with specialized training in treatment of sports, musculoskeletal, and spine disorders. He is an expert in fluoroscopic guided spinal injections, spinal radiofrequency ablations, and ultrasound guided joint injections.
He utilizes the latest cutting edge non-surgical treatments to treat tendon and joint disorders with expertise in steroid injections and regenerative injections such as platelet plasma injections.
He is the medical director of EvergreenHealth Sport& Spine Care and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Philosophy
My goal is to improve your quality of life by reducing your pain and improving your functional status. I will provide you with options of treatment, and together we will implement a treatment plan that meets your philosophy. With the understanding the art and science of medicine, I will provide you with safe and effective treatment that will maximize outcome. I will partner with you to get you through the most painful conditions, then hopefully celebrate with you when your illness improves.
Personal Information
I decided to become a doctor to help people, and every day I feel blessed to have that opportunity. I am grateful to many of my patients who have shared their lives with me during their most difficult times.
I chose my field because of my interest in the musculoskeletal system and biomechanical function of the human body. Rehabilitation and restoring patients' function is very gratifying.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and my three energetic children. Our family food of choice is sushi! My hobbies include guitar, karaoke, golf, snowboarding and cheering for our local sports teams.
In the Community
I enjoy being involved in the community. I volunteer to provide medical care at local sports events such as local high school football games and soccer tournaments. I am the current sports safety medical director for Safe Kids Eastside, a local organization with the goal of preventing injuries in children. I also volunteer through a local church. Our family also supports charities such as Red Cross and Charity Water.
Medical School
Des Moines University, Osteopathic Medical Center | Des Moines, IA
Internship
Eastmoreland Hospital | Portland, OR
Residency
University of Pennsylvania Health System | Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship
Northwest Spine & Sports Physicians, Sports and Spine Rehabilitation | Kirkland, WA
 
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

Criteria

116 patients rated this physician.

The Provider Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
4.9
Provider Listened Carefully
4.9
Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
4.8
Provider Knew Medical History
4.6
Provider Showed Respect
4.9

Patient Comments (14 comments)

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of EvergreenHealth.

Reviewed on October 9, 2018

He took time to explain what he found and was clear in explanations. I am a physician as well and appreciated his careful warnings about what the EMG test involved and what he was looking for/found.
Reviewed on September 5, 2018

Dr. Lee was thorough & very courteous & extremely easy & comfortable to work with.
Reviewed on August 30, 2018

Great doctor.
Reviewed on August 7, 2018

I immediately contacted a friend of mine which had a appointment with another doctor for her lower back didn't get the same experience that I did for my first visit
Reviewed on August 6, 2018

no meds needed
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