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Sang-Gil Lee, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon

Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lee is an accomplished surgeon and researcher who treats all maladies of the hand and upper extremity, including thoracic outlet syndrome, nerve injuries and vascular problems.

Department of Orthopaedics


  • Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
Clinical Interests
Nerve injuries
Brachial plexus injuries
Hand surgery
Wrist problems
Elbow problems
Vascular medicine
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Waltham: Mass General West
Medical Education
MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Residency, University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship, Union Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Lee is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the hand and upper extremity. He earned his BA from University of Pennsylvania, and earned his MD from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Lee completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois and performed a hand fellowship at The Raymond M. Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Lee treats all orthopaedic maladies of the hand and upper extremity, with particular interests in major nerve injuries, brachial plexus injuries, vascular problems as well as thoracic outlet syndrome. Dr. Lee has researched, published and presented on many topics regarding the hand and upper extremity.


Dr. Lee has researched and presented on many topics related to the hand and upper extremity including thoracic outlet syndrome, nerve injuries, vascular problems and brachial plexus injuries.


Select Publications:

Kadzielski J, Malhotra LR, Zurakowski D, Lee SG, Jupiter JB, Ring D. Evaluation of preoperative expectations and patient satisfaction after carpal tunnel release. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Dec;33(10):1783-8.

Lozano, S; Blazar, P.; Zurakowski, D.; Lee, SP.; Ring, D.: Diagnosis of Scaphoid Fracture Displacement Using Radiography and Computed Tomography JBJS 2006: 88:2695-2703.

Nazzal A, Lozano-Calder?n S, Jupiter JB, Rosenzweig JS, Randolph MA, Lee SG. A histologic analysis of the effects of stainless steel and titanium implants adjacent to tendons: an experimental rabbit study. J Hand Surg Am. 2006 Sep;31(7):1123-30.

Ring D, Kadzielski J, Malhotra L, Lee SG, Jupiter JB. Psychological factors associated with idiopathic arm pain. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Feb;87(2):374-80.

Lee SG, Jupiter JB. Phalangeal and metacarpal fractures of the hand. Hand Clin. 2000 Aug;16(3):323-32, vii.

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