Donald H. Lee, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
M.D., Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West VirginiaB.S., Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
Office Address
Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute
Medical Center East, South Tower, Suite 3200
Nashville, TN 37232-8828
Research Keywords
Hand, Shoulder, Elbow, Upper Extremity, Orthopaedics
Clinical Research Keywords
Upper Extremity, Hand, Forearm, Elbow, Shoulder
Tuohy CJ, Weikert DR, Watson JT, Lee DH. Hand and body radiation exposure with the use of mini C-arm fluoroscopy. J Hand Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2011 Apr; 36(4): 632-8. PMID: 21349658, PII: S0363-5023(10)01621-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.12.022, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Chong PY, Koehler EA, Shyr Y, Watson JT, Weikert DR, Rowland JH, Lee DH. Driving with an arm immobilized in a splint: a randomized higher-order crossover trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am [print-electronic]. 2010 Oct 10/6/2010; 92(13): 2263-9. PMID: 20807919, PII: JBJS.I.01170, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.I.01170, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Cox CL, Riherd D, Tubbs RS, Bradley E, Lee DH. Predicting radial nerve location using palpable landmarks. Clin Anat. 2010 May; 23(4): 420-6. PMID: 20196128, DOI: 10.1002/ca.20951, ISSN: 1098-2353.

Buzzell JE, Lutton DM, Shyr Y, Neviaser RJ, Lee DH. Reliability and accuracy of templating the proximal humeral component for shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg [print-electronic]. 2009 Sep; 18(5): 728-33. PMID: 19286400, PII: S1058-2746(09)00028-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2008.11.015, ISSN: 1532-6500.

Buzzell JE, Weikert DR, Watson JT, Lee DH. Precontoured fixed-angle volar distal radius plates: a comparison of anatomic fit. J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Sep; 33(7): 1144-52. PMID: 18762111, PII: S0363-5023(08)00227-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.02.029, ISSN: 1531-6564.

Fleisch SB, Spindler KP, Lee DH. Corticosteroid injections in the treatment of trigger finger: a level I and II systematic review. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007 Mar; 15(3): 166-71. PMID: 17341673, PII: 15/3/166, ISSN: 1067-151X.

Dines DM, Warren RF, Craig EV, Lee DH, Dines JS. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007; 2((8)): 69-74.

Lopez-Ben R, Dehghanpisheh K, Chatham WW, Lee DH, Oakes J, Alarcón GS. Ultrasound appearance of knuckle pads. Skeletal Radiol [print-electronic]. 2006 Nov; 35(11): 823-7. PMID: 16688449, DOI: 10.1007/s00256-006-0110-8, ISSN: 0364-2348.

Siegel HJ, Connor GS, Lee D, Lopez-Ben R, Kelly DR. Synchronous bifocal alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2006 Jul; 88(7): 955-8. PMID: 16799004, PII: 88-B/7/955, DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.88B7.17508, ISSN: 0301-620X.

Lee DH, Weikert DW, Watson J. Anterior Elbow Capsulodesis. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2006; 1((7)): 72-6.

Goldman MW, MacLennan PA, McGwin G, Lee DH, Sparks DR, Rue LW. The association between restraint system and upper extremity injury after motor vehicle collisions. J Orthop Trauma. 2005 Sep; 19(8): 529-34. PMID: 16118560, PII: 00005131-200509000-00004, ISSN: 0890-5339.

Tubbs RS, Salter EG, Sheetz J, Zehren S, Lee DH, Oakes J, Oakes WJ. Novel surgical approach to the carpal tunnel: cadaveric feasibility study. Clin Anat. 2005 Jul; 18(5): 350-6. PMID: 15971217, DOI: 10.1002/ca.20093, ISSN: 0897-3806.

Lee DH, Lee KH, Lopez-Ben R, Bradley EL. The double-density sign: a radiographic finding suggestive of an os acromiale. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Dec; 86-A(12): 2666-70. PMID: 15590851, PII: 86/12/2666, ISSN: 0021-9355.

Lee DH, Claussen GC, Oh S. Clinical nerve conduction and needle electromyography studies. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2004 Jul; 12(4): 276-87. PMID: 15473679, ISSN: 1067-151X.

Lee DH, Dickson KF, Bradley EL. The incidence of wrist interosseous ligament and triangular fibrocartilage articular disc disruptions: a cadaveric study. J Hand Surg Am. 2004 Jul; 29(4): 676-84. PMID: 15249093, PII: S0363502304002114, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2004.02.011, ISSN: 0363-5023.

Lee DH, Oakes JE, Ferlic RJ. Tendon transfers for thumb opposition: a biomechanical study of pulley location and two insertion sites. J Hand Surg Am. 2003 Nov; 28(6): 1002-8. PMID: 14642517, PII: S036350230300371X, ISSN: 0363-5023.

Lopez-Ben R, Lee DH, Nicolodi DJ. Boxer knuckle (injury of the extensor hood with extensor tendon subluxation): diagnosis with dynamic US--report of three cases. Radiology [print-electronic]. 2003 Sep; 228(3): 642-6. PMID: 12869687, PII: 2283020833, DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2283020833, ISSN: 0033-8419.

Folsom GJ, Lee DH, Lopez-Ben R, Winokur T, Jaffe KA. Hand mass in a 15-year-old boy. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2003 Jul; (412): 269-75. PMID: 12838078, DOI: 10.1097/01.blo.0000074414.99625.09, ISSN: 0009-921X.

Ferlic RJ, Lee DH. Excision of comminuted distal humeral lateral condyle fractures: a report of two cases. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2003 Mar; 12(2): 188-92. PMID: 12700575, PII: S1058274602868197, DOI: 10.1067/S1058-2746(02)00014-9, ISSN: 1058-2746.

Ferlic RJ, Lee DH, Lopez-Ben RR. Pediatric Kienböck's disease: case report and review of the literature. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2003 Mar; (408): 237-44. PMID: 12616065, ISSN: 0009-921X.

Lee DH. Treatment options for complex elbow fracture dislocations. Injury. 2001 Dec; 32 Suppl 4: SD41-69. PMID: 11812478, PII: S0020138301001607, ISSN: 0020-1383.

Lee, D.H., Robbin, M.L., Galliott, R., Graveman, V.A. Ultrasound Evaluation of Flexor Tendon Lacerations. J Hand Surg. 2000; 25A: 236-41.

Lee, D.H.. Post-Traumatic Elbow Arthritis and Arthroplasty. Orthop Clin N. Amer. 1999; 30((1)): 141-62.

Lee, D.H., Rodriquez, J. A.. Tendon Transfers for Restoring Hand Intrinsic Muscle Function: a Biomechanical Study. J Hand Surg. 1999; 24A: 609-13.

Lee, D.H.. Impaction Allograft Bone-Grafting for Revision Total Elbow Arthroplasty - a case report. J Bone Joint Surg. 1999; 81A: 1008-12.

Lee, D.H., Niemann, K.W.. Bipolar Shoulder Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 1994; 304: 97-107.

Lee, D.H.. Surgical Management of the Rheumatoid Hand and Wrist. Current Opinions in Orthopedics. 1994; 5((4)): 22-7.

Lee, D.H., Carroll, R.E.. Wrist Arthrodesis - A Combined Intramedullary Pin and Autogenous Iliac Crest Bone Graft Technique for Wrist Deformities. J Hand Surg. 1994; 19A: 733-40.

Rominger, M.B., Kenny, P.J., Bernreuter, W.K., Listinski, J.J., Lee, D.H.. MR Imaging of Anatomy and Tears of Wrist Ligaments. Radiographic. 1993; 13: 1233-46.

Lee, D.H., Malawer, M.M.. Staging and Treatment of Primary and Persistent (Recurrent) Osteoid Osteoma: Evaluation of Tetracycline Fluorescence, Tomography, and Intraoperative Bone Scanning. Clin Ortho Rel Res. 1992; 281: 22-38.

Lee, D.H., Masear, V.R., Meyer, R.D., Stephens, D.R., Colgin, S.. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release - A cadaveric Study. J Hand Surg. 1992; 17: 1003-8.