Jessica Lee, MD
Dr. Jessica Lee, MD is a Senior Instructor in Hip Preservation Surgery at the University of Colorado, and partners with Dr. Omer Mei-Dan, MD at the CU Hip Clinic in Boulder, CO.
Originally from Indiana, Dr. Lee received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She then obtained her medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed Orthopedic Residency at the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine. Following this, Dr. Lee completed 3 years of post residency fellowship training. Dr. Lee finished her first year of fellowhsip at the Hedley Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Lee then completed two years at the CU Hip Clinic Hip Preservation Fellowship with Dr. Omer Mei-Dan.
Dr. Lee specializes in musculoskeletal conditions affecting the adult hip, not only in open and arthroscopic hip preservation surgery, but also adult reconstruction surgery using muscle sparing techniques such as the direct superior, and posterior hip approaches. Dr. Lee is trained and interested in robotic total knee arthroplasty, and minimally invasive, quadriceps sparing techniques. She has trained in both fellowship and residency utilizing multiple total hip and knee replacement systems to best suit each individual patient's anatomy.
As an avid rock climber, snowboarder, trail-runner, and dog parent, Jess recognizes the importance, and joy of movement, especially in the beautiful mountain state of Colorado, and hopes to help patients get back to doing what they love. Her goal is to pick the right surgery for the right patient at all times, as she offers skills in both hip preservation and replacement. She is therefore primarily interested in working with each patient to customize the best and most individualized treatment strategy based on joint characteristics, functional expectations, and activity goals.