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Dr. Lee Orthopedics

Robert J. Lee, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon located in Idaho Falls, ID & Blackfoot, ID

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We regret to inform you that our Practice has closed down.

Dr. Lee is going to move out of the state and is no longer taking patients.

COVID-19 notice


    We care deeply about our patients, staff and community. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to unfold, we are taking precautions to reduce the risk of exposure at our Dr. Lee Orthopedics Idaho Falls and Blackfoot locations.

    For our patients & visitors: 

    - We are asking that you only bring one other family member to appointments

    - If you (or anyone in your family) have had a dry cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, or fever within fourteen days please call to reschedule your appointment.

    We do not want any of our patients to feel like they need to avoid our offices. Putting off care, even for a few weeks, can have serious consequences.

    If you have concerns about coming in for treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, please call. We can help answer your questions and determine what is best for your health.

    Please check out our Facebook page for any updates. If you would like more information regarding COVID-19, please check out the CDC COVID-19 page

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Robert J Lee, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of practice experience.  He is able to offer his patients conservative and surgical treatments for hip, shoulder and extremity (including hand) problems. Arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques are utilized when indicated. Dr. Lee strives to offer modern treatment techniques such as Anterior Approach hip arthroplasty, and anatomic arthroscopic ACL reconstruction. He continues to update his knowledge and skills as evidenced by him recertifying in 1999 and 2017 with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, at which time he scored in the 99th and 97th percentile respectively on the associated written tests.   

He graduated from Brigham Young University, Creighton School of Medicine, and The University of New Mexico Orthopedic Residency Program.  He is a member of the American Academy of orthopedic Surgeons and the Idaho Medical Society. 

Dr. Lee is currently welcoming new patients with the goal of compassionately and effectively resolving their orthopedic problems.  

A note from Dr. Robert Lee: COVID-19

We care deeply about our patients, staff and community. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to unfold, we are taking precautions to reduce the risk of exposure at our Dr. Lee Orthopedics Idaho Falls and Blackfoot locations.

FAQ regarding Hip Pain

Are you struggling with hip pain? Dr. Robert Lee addresses FAQ regarding hip pain causes, at-home treatments, when to seek help, what to expect during your appointment, surgery options, and what to expect after a hip replacement surgery.


Words from our patients

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    "Working with Dr. Lee was a real pleasure. Dr. Lee, his nurse, and office staff were extremely welcoming and able to provide care around our busy schedule."

    David C.
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    "Amazing medical practice. I recommend Dr. Robert Lee to anyone and everyone with a current or potential need of his services. Top notch! Thank you!"

    Karen C.
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    "Dr. Lee and his staff were so incredible to work with. They spent a lot of time with me answering questions and giving me my treatment options. Definitely recommend."

    Verified Patient
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    "He took care of me in the operating room, at the hospital and then when I had to see him in his office. Thanks Dr. Lee for everything that you have done for me."

    Verified Patient
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    "Dr. Lee performed surgery on my shoulder and I couldn’t be happier. The constant pain is gone and the mobility in my shoulder and arm has greatly improved."

    Rabia R.
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    "I was having a hard time walking. I want to thank Dr. Lee for taking the time to figure out what was wrong. I love that he cares about his patients."

    Kalynn W.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Lee was great! He discussed conservative options along with surgery. He had a great sense of humor. Great experience and I will refer him to all of my friends."

    Verified Patient
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    "I am so thankful to Dr. Lee for his daily visits, fantastic care, and watching over me while my body recovered and became healthy again. Outstanding care."

    Verified Patient
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    "Dr. Lee has done work on an elbow and a knee for me. Excellent work. Very good communication style. Certainly recommended."

    Kate B.
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    "Dr. Lee did my hand surgery and he and his staff were wonderful. Very professional, kind and understanding. Thanks for the wonderful care Dr. Lee and staff!"

    Annette C.
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    "My family and I have been going to Dr. Lee for years. The staff is amazing. I never have to worry in their hands about getting the care we need before or after surgery!"

    Lisa D.
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