Anthony Lee, M.D.

Anthony Lee, M.D.

“Restoring function and quality of life are the basic principles of physiatry. That is the driving force behind every patient visit. In my relationship with a patient, it is important to know what really drives and motivates a patient. The goal is not just to treat the symptom, but to rehab the whole patient properly so that he/she can enjoy their life.”

Dr. Anthony Lee joined the practice in 2005 after completing an interventional spine fellowship at Southwest Spine and Sports. Upon graduating from Dartmouth College, he returned to his home state of Georgia for graduate school and received a Masters of Science in Microbiology from Georgia State University. He then obtained his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as chief resident for two years. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Board Certified in Pain Medicine. In addition to the spine, Dr. Lee has a special interest in joint pain and sports related injuries.

Dr. Lee moved to Arizona after training in Pennsylvania and Georgia. He grew up playing competitive tennis, but he now also enjoys golf and other outdoor activities.

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain Management


Southwest Spine & Sports
Scottsdale, AZ
Musculoskeletal & Spine Medicine


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Medical Center of Central Georgia
Mercer University School of Medicine
Preliminary Medicine Internship

Medical School

Mercer University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 2000

Graduate Education

Georgia State University
Master of Science

Undergraduate Education

Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts, Biology modified with Psychology

Professional Associations

Member of the Board of Directors of The National Association of Asian American Professionals (Phoenix Chapter)

Member of Valley Leadership Institute Class 34

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Dr. Wolff, I just wanted to take a few minutes to thank you and your staff for what may be a very routine procedure for you, but for me it is something that has given me the ability to recapture my life. Before coming to your office, I had previously had three operations and numerous injections on my lower back. I was in constant and chronic pain and been out of work for the last eight months due to taking fairly large amounts of medication daily. I was angry at the world, my doctors and my place of employment. I did not know if I would ever be able to return to my career of law enforcement of fourteen years. I sat in my home, wanting to do things with my four boys and my wife, but knowing that I would not be able to enjoy myself due to the excruciating pain that was just a part of my life. So I sat in my chair, watching the world go by, becoming more depressed every day. When I came to your office on the very first day of my evaluation, I was met by possibly the kindest medical staff I have ever had the privilege to meet. They were professional yet understanding. I was listened to and felt like I mattered. After my final treatment, the very next day I felt such a difference in the level of pain that it was unbelievable! I didn't dare believe that this could be a lasting treatment as so many in the past would work for a week or two at the most. When I flew home to Florida, and after two weeks had passed, I woke up on a Saturday morning and I looked at my wife as we were getting ready to go somewhere, and I began to cry. She asked what was wrong and I said to her "it's like waking up from a ten year nightmare" I just couldn't believe that I was still one hundred percent pain free. It has been over a month now since you and your staff performed what I deem a miracle for me. I am still pain free, I am back to my duties as detective with the sheriff's department, I am enjoying watching my youngest sons football practices, and am spending more quality time with my wife. I am not a religious man normally; I have seen things that make one question such a thing. But I do thank God for you and what you have give back to me sir. I can never repay what you have given me, but thank you so much. David P. P.S. I'm going to enjoy the  gator hunt.

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