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Cara Beth Lee, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Dr. Lee has practiced in the Seattle area since completing her Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Washington in 2000. In 2008, she began doing hip arthroscopy under the guidance of former University of Washington Professor John M. Clark, MD, PhD. In 2011, Dr. Lee pursued fellowship training at Harvard University to gain experience in the open techniques of hip preservation surgery. She returned to Seattle in 2012 and has focused her practice on both open and arthroscopic management of FAI and dysplasia. Her research interests are in developmental and mechanical aspects of hip morphology. In March, 2017, she joined Dr. Mayo at the Wyss Hip and Pelvis Center to oversee the fellowship curriculum and develop an educational and research program.

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Indiana University School of Medicine
medical school, 1995
University of Washington
residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
Children’s Hospital, Boston
fellowship, Hip Preservation, 2012

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery, Orthopedic

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormalities Of The Hips
  • Abnormalities Of The Legs
  • Arthroscopy Of Hip
  • Gait Analysis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Joint Pathology
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Preservation
  • Injury To The Hip
  • Joint Injection
  • Pelvis Injury
  • Periacetabular Osteotomy
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Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1993 – present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000 – present
  • Western Orthopaedic Association, 2009 – present
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, 2010 – present
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  • English

Practice Locations

Cara Beth Lee practices at one location