Michael Joo-Hyun Lee, MD-Surgery, General - Denton, TX

Michael Joo-Hyun Lee, M.D.

A member of Texas Health Physicians Group

Bariatric Surgery
Primary Location
Lee Bariatric Surgery - Denton
2501 Scripture St
Ste 303
DentonTX 76201-2314
Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Denton
Available for Virtual Visits
  • About Me
    Specialties
    Bariatric Surgery
    Gender
    M
    Age
    41
    Education
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth-Registrar's Office - MD
    UTSW Surgery Department
    Bio
    Dr. Michael Lee is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS) with the highest credentials in order to practice the highest level of bariatric surgery and revisional bariatric surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston before going on to complete his general surgery residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Lee is fellowship-trained in minimally invasive metabolic and bariatric surgery from the renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

    Upon completion of his training, Dr. Lee was recruited as Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery and the Director of the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas from 2012-2015 before entering private practice.

    Dr. Lee specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery including revisional surgery as well as a minimally invasive general surgery. He has presented at the national level and published in peer-reviewed journals on topics ranging from robotic-assisted bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques, and reducing risk in bariatric surgery. His professional society memberships include the (ACS) American College of Surgeons, (SAGES) Society of American GI and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the (ASMBS) American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. In his free time, Dr. Lee trains for long distance triathlons and hopes to inspire and motivate his patients promoting physical activity and ethical eating.
  • Additional Locations
    1970 W University
    1970 W University
    Ste 100
    Prosper, TX 75078-8132
  • Insurance Accepted

    = Accepting New Patients

    • Aetna Better Health Chip Medicaid
    • Aetna Better Health Star Plans Medicaid
    • Aetna Medicare Adv
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna
    • Amerigroup Medicaid
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv
    • Care N Care Medicare Adv
    • Cigna Commercial
    • Cigna Medicare Adv HMO
    • Cigna Medicare Adv PPO
    • City of Euless
    • Coventry First Health
    • Fort Worth Firefighters
    • Galaxy
    • HealthScope (DART)
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial
    • Humana HMO PPO Medicare Adv
    • Medicaid Rest Of Texas
    • Medicare Railroad
    • Medicare Rest Of Texas
    • Molina Medicare Adv
    • PHCS Multiplan
    • ProCare Advantage Medicare HMO
    • QuickTrip
    • Superior Medicaid Chip Plans
    • Superior Medicaid Star Plans
    • Superior Medicare Adv
    • Tricare Humana Military
    • UHC AARP Medicare Adv
    • UHC Commercial
    • USA Commercial PPO
    • USA Lonestar Network
    • WellMed UHC Medicare Adv HMO (SWHR Medicare Complete)
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