Dr Lydia C. Lee MD
Dr. Lee is an orthopaedic surgeon with specialty training in advanced foot and ankle care. She graduated from the University of Southern California with honors in the biological sciences and completed medical school in Houston at Baylor College of Medicine. She returned to Los Angeles for her orthopaedic surgery residency at USC, followed by additional fellowship training with Dr. Troy Watson at the Las Vegas Foot and Ankle Institute. After 10 years of medical training, Dr. Lee is excited to return to Orange County to serve her patients. She specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions, including ankle fractures and other trauma, bunions and forefoot deformities, diabetes, infection, amputations, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, flat feet, ankle instability, sports injuries, tendon disorders, and heel pain. She has had additional training in foot and ankle arthroscopy and total ankle replacement.
With training in both nonoperative and operative management of orthopaedic issues, Dr. Lee believes in providing each patient options for treatment and working together to develop a plan of care to achieve the best outcome for each individual. She stays up to date with active memberships in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr. Lee enjoys traveling and trying new food with her husband Andrew, reading, and obstacle course racing. She speaks English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese.