- Family Medicine
Dr. Lee is board certified in family medicine. After leaving Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology, Dr. Lee worked for a non-governmental organization in rural northern El Salvador providing clinical support for local physicians and organizing public health projects before returning stateside for medical school at the University of Southern California and family medicine residency training at Long Beach Memorial. Prior to re-joining MemorialCare Medical Group he worked at community health centers in southern California and Boston, where he earned a Masters in Public Health at Harvard University.
Dr. Lee believes that the doctor-patient relationship is based in teamwork, open communication, and mutual respect. He strives to provide personalized care that is evidence-based and meets the entire spectrum of a patients health needs: biological, psychological, and social. Through his work as a family physician, Dr. Lee has become a strong advocate for his patients and their communities.
Outside of the office, he is happily married to a local pediatrician and proud papa to their three children.
Dr. Jay W. Lee discusses the importance of shared decision making and the benefits to patients and their families.