Doctor

Bryan X. Lee, MD

Dr. Bryan X. Lee is a fellowship trained,  doubly board certified pain management specialist and anesthesiologist. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.  His goal for each patient is pain relief and enjoyment of life!  He treats both common and uncommon painful conditions.  He has a special interest in spine-related pain diagnosis and treatment.

  • Board Certification: Pain Medicine & Anesthesiology (Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, with Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine)
  • Licensed to Practice: California and Nevada
  • Pain Medicine Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
  • Anesthesiology Residency: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical School: University of California, San Diego
  • Undergraduate Education: University of California, Los Angeles (BS in Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude)

Academic Honors:

  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship (UCSD School of Medicine)
  • Summa Cum Laude in Biochemistry (UCLA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society (UCLA)
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry-Highest Honors (UCLA)

Hospital/Surgery Center Privileges:

  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona, CA (Dept of Anesthesiology)
  • Four Seasons Surgery Center-Ontario, CA
  • Azusa Surgery Center, Azusa, CA
  • Upland Surgery Center, Upland, CA
  • Mid Valley Surgery Center, Ontario, CA

Professional/Community Service Activities

  • Volunteer Faculty Member-Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program
  • Contributing Writer-Journal of Southern California Clinicians
  • Co-Chairman/Co-Founder-Mount Baldy Pain and Spine Society

Beside busy treating his patients, Dr. Bryan Lee is active in the local physician community.  He serves as a volunteer faculty member for the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program.  He enjoys teaching the resident physicians pain management techniques and skills.  He also has other students rotating through his clinic, such as ambitious medical/pre-medical students and allied health students.  Dr. Lee also writes pain management articles for the Journal of Southern California Clinicians.  He co-founded and currently co-chairs the Mount Baldy Pain and Spine Society, a multi-specialty local physician group dedicated to further understanding and treating pain disorders.  This society was formed to allow local pain specialists and surgeons to meet and share their ideas, innovations, and clinical experience.

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS:

  • Lee, Bryan, Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction: A Forgotten Cause of Low Back Pain, The Journal of Southern California Clinicians, 2011; Vol 5, No. 1, pp. 58-60.
  • Lee, Bryan, Review of Interventional Pain Management, The Journal of Southern California Clinicians, 2010; Vol 4, No. 1, pp. 32-35.
  • Lee, BX, et al. Anesthetic Management During Labor and Delivery of Parturients with Factor XI Deficiency: a Report of Four Cases, Anesthesiology, 2005; 102, Supp 1.
  • “Is contrast sensitivity a better measure of visual function than traditional Snellen visual acuity after laser insitu keratomileusis (LASIK)?”  Mentor: Peter Rosen, MD, UCSD School of Medicine, Independent Study Project, 1999-2001.
  • “Does Bradykinin decrease cardiac remodeling via its effects on the survival and migration of cardiac fibroblasts?”  Mentor: Prof. Morton Printz, PhD, NIH research fellowship, 1998.

Family

Dr. Bryan Lee grew up in Las Vegas and enjoys returning to visit often, as he still has many family members there.  He is married with children.  At home, he enjoys spending time with his family.  They love being in the beautiful Southern California outdoors.  He enjoys landscaping and gardening, and has over 25 fruit trees (and counting) in his yard.  He also likes to plant California native flowers and shrubs, but leaves the vegetable garden (and weeding) to his wife.