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Simon Lee, M.D.
Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Simon Lee, M.D.

Dr. Lee specializes in all foot and ankle disorders with strong interests in sports-related injuries, arthroscopy of the foot and ankle, soft tissue and bony reconstructive surgery, total ankle replacements, arthritis, cartilage restoration, bunion and claw toes and fractures about the foot and ankle.

Originally from the northern suburbs of Chicago, Dr. Lee's undergraduate education was at the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana with a degree in Biology. He went on to medical school here at Rush University Medical Center. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center and went on to complete a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the prestigious Carolinas Medical Center with Miller Orthopaedic Clinic (OrthoCarolina) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Lee is involved in numerous clinical studies and publications relating to the foot and ankle. He has been an associate editor of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) journal, Foot & Ankle International (FAI) since 2004. He has contributed to numerous publications from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the AOFAS in regards to the foot and ankle. Dr. Lee has regularly served as the chairman/moderator and faculty member for instructional courses, which help to educate fellow orthopedic surgeons throughout the United States. He also serves on the Post Graduate Educational Committee for the AOFAS as well as the Rush Orthopedic Department's Residency Selection Committee and Residency Review Committee.

He continues to remain active as the foot and ankle consultant to Hubbard Street Dance, River North Chicago Dance, DePaul University, the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox and numerous local gymnastics, soccer and basketball club teams.


Practice Emphasis:Foot and Ankle Surgery
Medical School:Rush Medical College
Residency:University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship:Miller Orthopaedic Clinic/Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC - Foot and Ankle Surgery
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Procedures:Ankle and foot arthroscopy
Sports medicine of the foot and ankle
Dancers foot and ankle conditions
Total ankle replacements (STAR, Tornier, In-Bone, Zimmer, Agility)
Reconstruction of the foot and ankle (Posterior tibial tendon, Achilles, high arches)
Deformity correction (arthritis, trauma)
Bunion and claw toes (plantar plate repairs)
Foot and ankle fractures
Research Interests:Foot and ankle arthroscopy
Foot and ankle fractures
Sports related foot and ankle conditions
Ankle arthritis
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
 
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Melissa Blanco, PA

Dr. Lee has office hours at the following locations:

Rush University Medical Center
Prairie Medical Center of Westchester

In the News

Ankle Replacement Surgery for Patients Suffering from Ankle Arthritis
CHEF Presents Dr. Lee with the Prestigious Community Leadership Award
Ankle Replacement Surgery is the New Treatment of Choice for Qualified Patients with Ankle Arthritis
7th Annual 'Soles for Souls' Event Benefits Numerous Homeless Chicagoans
MOR Foot and Ankle Specialists Give Back to Chicago-area's Homeless
Dr. Cole and Dr. Lee Review Plantar Fasciitis and the Challenges Basketball Players Face
MOR Provides Free Medical Foot Screenings for Soles4Souls
MOR Physicians Provide Foot Exams to Chicago Homeless with Soles4Souls
Dr. Lee Assists Soles4Souls
Dr. Simon Lee Featured on CBS 2 Discussing the Danger in Cosmetic Foot Surgery
MOR Physicians Lee, Lin Provide Medical Foot Screenings for Soles4Souls, 2010
MOR Physicians Lee, Lin Provide Medical Foot Screenings for Soles4Souls, 2009

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