Nicolas Lee, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street, #3909
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WIFellowship2013Hand and microvascular surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXResidency2012Orthopaedic Surgery
    UCLA, Los AngelesMD2007Doctor of Medicine
    UCLA, Los AngelesMS2001Biochemistry
    UCLA, Los AngelesBS2000Biochemistry

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    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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    1. Return to Play After Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries Managed Surgically in Athletes-A Systematic Review. J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2023 May; 5(3):349-357. Allahabadi S, Kwong JW, Pandya NK, Shin SS, Immerman I, Lee NH. PMID: 37323971; PMCID: PMC10264891.
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    2. Interobserver and Intraobserver Reliability of Classification Systems for Radiographic Complications After Radial Head Arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Am. 2023 05; 48(5):513.e1-513.e8. Halvorson RT, Lalchandani GR, Cherches MF, Petit LM, Lattanza L, Lee NH, Kandemir U. PMID: 35181176.
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    3. Management of Metadiaphyseal Proximal Radius Fractures. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2020 Nov 20; 25(3):156-164. Demetri L, Young C, Patterson JT, Kandemir U, Morshed S, Immerman I, Lee NH. PMID: 33231947.
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