Nicolas Lee, MD

Nicolas Lee, MD

Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Institute - Trauma & Problem Fractures
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at Zuckerberg San Francisco General - Trauma & Problem Fractures


University of California 2018
Fellowship Medical College of Wisconsin 2013
Residency Baylor College of Medicine 2012
MD UCLA 2007
MS UCLA 2001
BS UCLA 2000

About Nicolas Lee, MD

Dr. Nicolas Lee, MD, joined the faculty at UCSF in 2013, and he currently serves as Medical Director of Orthopaedic Services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG), Chief of Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity at ZSFG, and Program Director of the UCSF Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship.

Dr. Lee's clinical interests include upper extremity elective and trauma care from the fingertip to the shoulder.  He has an additional interest in soft tissue coverage and microvascular surgery.   He is committed to high quality patient care and resident education. 

Dr. Lee received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biochemistry from UCLA.  He attended medical school at UCLA followed by completion of an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.  He pursued an additional year of hand and upper extremity surgery specialization with an emphasis on microsurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin combined plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery program. 

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