Dr. Lee Answers 5 Questions for Providence Business News

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. Pain expert Dr. Woo Jin Lee is one of University Orthopedics’ latest additions to its staff. Lee, a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, grew up in Rhode Island and returned to the Ocean State after completing a fellowship in pain medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and an anesthesiology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. 

Dr. Lee recently discussed with Providence Business News his approach to pain treatment and the impact pain relief can have on a patient.

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About Dr. Lee

Dr. Woo Jin Lee is board-certified in anesthesiology and fellowship-trained in pain medicine. He treats all types of pain, specializing primarily in spinal conditions like degenerative disc disease/spondylosis, spinal canal stenosis, radiculopathy, facet joint arthropathy, sacroiliac joint arthropathy, vertebrogenic/compression fractures and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). He also treats major peripheral joint pain, including hip, shoulder, and knee arthropathy. He offers a variety of interventional treatment options, including epidural steroid injection, radiofrequency nerve ablation, joint steroid injection, peripheral nerve blocks, sympathetic plexus blocks, spinal cord stimulation, and vertebral augmentation.