Physicians // At PMI, we believe in highest quality of care offered by board certified physicians in pain management.
Frank Lee, M.D.
Dr.Lee is a board certified specialist in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine recognized by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is the director of regenerative medicine at PMI and also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr.Lee graduated with honors, summa cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. He was one of five undergraduate students selected to the early admissions program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. During medical school, he was selected by the United States Department of State as a Fulbright Scholar to Spain to study immigrant health disparities. After a year as a Fulbright scholar, he was selected as a Vanderbilt Medical Scholar to continue his knowledge of public health and epidemiology in Peru.
His passion for research continued throughout his training in anesthesiology and pain medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he completed both his residency and fellowship. Dr.Lee published multiple peer-reviewed articles in distinguished journals as the first author in wide variety of topics in pain medicine. He has been recognized as an avid educator with the reception of Teacher of the Year award and also the prestigious Traveling Fellowship Award by the Society for Education in Anesthesia. Dr.Lee has lectured and taught physicians in the United States, South Korea, and Peru.
At the Blaustein pain clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr.Lee was instrumental in establishing ultrasound guided therapies and has lectured on regenerative medicine to physicians across Maryland and Washington DC. By combining the latest evidence based therapy options like steroid based spine injections and platelet rich plasma injections, Dr.Lee is one of few physicians who excels in techniques from multiple fields of medicine and can apply it to your care.
He continues to lecture and work as an adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital and enjoys working on public health projects related to internet technology and patient advocacy. Dr.Lee has given talks regarding the opioid abuse epidemic at Standford University and was recently invited to the White House to participate in the "Precision Medicine Initiative" by the Obama Administration.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Pain Management and Anesthesiology by American Board of Anesthesiology
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Interventional Pain Management
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Anesthesiology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1. Lee FH, Cohen S. Review: Epidural Lysis of Adhesions. Korean Journal of Pain 2014. Jan;27(1):3-15
2. Lee FH, Raja SN. Opioids in the management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Encyclopedia of Pain 2nd Edition, Springer 2012
3. Lee FH, Raja SN. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Chronic Pain. Pain 2011 Jan;152(1):28-30.
4. Lee FH, Raja SN. Should anesthesiologists be equipped as genetic counselors? Anesthesiology 2010 Sep;113(3): 507-9