Christine Lee
Christine A. Lee, M.D., FACS

Christine A. Lee, M.D., FACS

Christine A. Lee, M.D., FACS
Specialty

Breast Surgery, Breast-Cancer Surgery, General Surgery

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Abdominal Surgery, Blood Management Techniques, Breast Cancer, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Cholecystectomy (Laproscopic), Gallstone Disorders, Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia (Laparoscopic), Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Melanoma, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Office Surgery & Procedures, Oncologic Surgery, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Bill Insurance, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express

Insurance Accepted:

AARP (American Assoc Retired Persons), CAPP Care, Carpenter's Trust, Commonwealth Health Alliance, Community Health Plan of Washington, Connecticut General, CoreSource, EBP Insurance Service, General American, Great West Life (One Health Plan of WA), Hartford Insurance, Healthy Options/Call PCP, Integrated Network Systems, John Alden, John Hancock, Kitsap County Medical, Labor & Industries, Lincoln National Standard, MassMutual, Medicare, Medical Service of Eastern WA, Mutual of Omaha, Northwest Administrators, Northwest Benefit Network, Northwest National Life, Options Healthcare, Pacific Mutual, Pacificare Point of Service, Pacificare of Washington, Preferred Health Care, Pru-Net PPO, Retail Clerks, Secure Horizons, Skagit County Medical Bureau, Teamsters, United of Omaha, USA Health Network, Whatcom County Medical, West Grocers, Washington Physician Services, Zenith Administrators, Aetna (All Product Lines), Champus/Tricare (Health Net Federal Services), One Health Plan of WA, Premera Blue Cross (All Product Lines), Regence Blue Shield (All Product Lines), Cigna (First Choice), First Choice/Boeing, First Choice/Costco, First Choice Health Plan - HMO, First Choice Preferred/Triple Option, Premera Blue Cross/Health Plus, Premera Blue Cross Federal, Regence Selections Basic (Basic Health Plan), Regence Care (HMO), Regence Preferred, Regence Standard Indemnity, Regence Selections, Regence Traditional - Boeing, United Healthcare Preferred, United Healthcare Standard, First Choice Health Network, Guardian, Health Net, Tricare Extra, Alliant, Regence Federal Employees

Additional Information:

University of Washington


 

Dr. Lee was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2013)

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

Medical School

George Washington University

Residency

University of Washington

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery-General

Additional Information:

University of Washington


 

Dr. Lee was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2013)

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

Breast cancer awareness: What's good for our breasts is good for the rest

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sports teams are wearing pink, survivors are telling their stories, and pink ribbons are everywhere. Women battling the disease and people who care for them are educating others about the importance of early detection. People who may never have been personally touched by breast cancer are showing their support by volunteering, raising funds for research and getting involved in other ways. It is a world of PINK! And that’s a good thing.

But……sometimes it feels like we spend so much time talking about breast cancer we forget to talk about our general health. Breasts are important, but so is the rest! There are things you can do to both decrease your risk of breast cancer and improve your health overall:

  • Get moving! You don’t have to run marathons. Even moderate walking 30 min, 4-5 days a week is beneficial. Adding resistance or weight training is ideal. Life is busy, but if you look you will find ways to fit exercise into your daily routine. You’ll be decreasing cancer risk and preventing osteoporosis. Plus, inactive women have more heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and depression than active woman.

  • Maintain a healthy weight. It can make a big difference - especially avoiding weight gain after menopause. Keeping your body mass index (BMI) <25 is ideal. (Click here for a tool to help calculate your BMI). Gaining even 20lbs during the course of adulthood has been shown to increase risk of breast cancer for some women.

  • Eat a healthy diet that is high in:
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Offices

True Family Women's Cancer Center
1221 Madison St.
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 1-(855)-TRUECTR (1-855-8783287) or (206) 215-5900
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Swedish Surgical Specialists at Issaquah
751 NE Blakely Drive
Suite 4020
Issaquah, WA 98029
Phone: 425-313-7124
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Swedish Surgical Specialists
801 Broadway
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 215-3500
Fax: (206) 215-6499
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