Casey K. Lee, MD

Dr. Casey Lee graduated from Kyungpook National University Medical School in Korea and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency program at the Carney Hospital/Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in research and clinical care of spinal disorders. He was a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School from 1977-1995 and has maintained academic affiliation with the medical school as a Clinical Professor since 1995.

Dr. Lee is a highly renowned and respected surgeon, researcher, educator and inventor in the field of spine surgery. He has published or presented over 250 spine related papers in textbooks, peer reviewed journals and in both national and international meetings.

He has frequently been an invited speaker on the topics of spinal disorders around the world. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards including Best Teacher, Best Researcher and Best Paper from many national and international societies and institutions.

He has had the distinct honor of serving as President of the North American Spine Society and New Jersey Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Lee has educated many who have become professors and leaders in the world of spine surgery and is one of the most respected professors in the world.

His research on the topics of spinal stenosis, spinal fusion, and artificial disc replacement are among the most respected and frequently quoted by other spine experts in the world.

 

Clinical Interests: Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Radiculopathy, Cervical Myelopathy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Disc Replacement Surgery, Degenerative Conditions of Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Spine Trauma

Fellowship: UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School

Residency: Carney Hospital/Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA

Education: Kyungpook National University Medical School in Korea

Hospital Affiliations: Saint Barnabas Medical System, UMDNJ, Clara Maass, Mountainside

Medical Licensure: NJ, NY