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R. Jay Lee, M.D.

Rushyuan Jay Lee, M.D.

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Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Languages: English, Mandarin

Expertise: ACL reconstruction, Ankle Injuries, Arthroscopic Surgery, Discoid Meniscus, Elbow Injuries, Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI), Growth Plate and Physeal-Sparing ACL Reconstruction, Hip Impingement, Hip Injuries, Hip Labral Tears, Knee Dislocations, Knee Injuries, Lateral Collateral Ligament Tears (LCL) Injury, Leg Length Inequality, Loose Body Removal (Knee), Medial Collateral Ligament Tears (MCL) Injury, Medial Patellar Femoral Ligament (MPFL) Injury, Meniscus Tears, Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Osteochondral Defects, Osteochondral Lesions, Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee, Patellar Dislocations, Patellar Instability Stabilization, Pediatric ACL Reconstruction, Shoulder Dislocations, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Instability Stabilization Surgery, Shoulder Labral Tear, Sports Injuries, Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior (SLAP) Lesions, Tear - Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), Tear - Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL), Tibial Spine/Eminence Fracture ...read more

Research Interests: ACL tears, Injuries in Young Athletes, Fractures; Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries; Patellar Dislocations and Instability; Meniscus Tears and Discoid Meniscus; Osteochondritis Dissecans; Arthroscopy; Fracture Care ...read more

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Background

R. Jay Lee, M.D. specializes in pediatric sports medicine for children, adolescents and young adults with a wide range of orthopaedic and sports medicine issues. His areas of clinical interest include the treatment of sports-related injuries, including knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and hip issues.

Dr. Lee's expertise and research interests include growth plate sparing ACL reconstruction, complex ligament reconstruction in growing patients, and optimizing fracture care.

Dr. Lee completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was a team physician for the Orioles. He completed his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, with a special focus on pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Lee joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery's Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Lee is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the American Orthopaedic Association.

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Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine (2008)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Orthopaedic Surgery (2013)

Fellowships

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery (2014)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Orthopaedic Surgery

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Lee's expertise and research interests include optimizing fracture care and returning to activity after sports injuries, as well as ligament reconstruction in growing patients, complex knee injuries in children and the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans with cartilage replacement procedures.

Selected Publications

Lawrence, TL. Lee, RJ, Kocher MS. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature Patient. In: Sankar, W., Flynn, JM. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd Edition.

Ganley, TJ, Goodbody, CM, Lawrence, TL, Lee, RJ. Elbow Arthroscopy for Panner's Disease and Osteochondritis Dissecans. In: Sankar, W., Flynn, JM. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2nd Edition.

Goodbody, CM, Lee, RJ, Ganley, TJ. Caring for the Athlete. In: Pediatric Upper Extremity.

Lee RJ, Hsu NN, Lenz CM, Leet AI. Does Obesity Affect Fracture Healing in Children. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Apr;471(4):1208-13

Lee RJ, Ganley TJ. The 5 Strand Hamstring Graft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthrosc Tech. 2014 Oct 20;3(5):e627-631

Goodbody CM, Lee RJ, Flynn JM, Sankar WN. Titanium Elastic Nailing for Pediatric Tibia Fractures: Do Older, Heavier Kids Do Worse? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Stanley Chung Award for Excellence in Research
  • AOA Medical Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Memberships

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Maryland Orthopaedic Association

Videos & Media

ACL Injuries | Q&A with Dr. Jay Lee

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