Raymond C. Lee, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Transplant Surgery, Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiac Transplantation
Accepting New Patients


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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Cantonese
About Raymond C. Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is an adult cardiac surgeon with Keck Medicine of USC. He received his MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, then came to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to undergo his residency in general surgery.

After taking on a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship and advanced training in mechancial circulatory support and heart transplantation at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital, he spent two years as the surgical director of mechanical support for Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, then returned to Keck Medicine to join our team.

Dr. Lee has special expertise in artificial heart and lung support and complex valve repair. 

Dr. Lee speaks English and Cantonese.

I believe in searching for innovative solutions to make sure that every patient has the best possible chance at a comfortable recovery and optimal quality of life.


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Transplant Surgery
  • Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Cardiac Transplantation
Areas of Focus

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Mechanical Circulatory Support

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Minimally Invasive Valve Replacement and Repair

Minimally Invasive Left Ventricular Assisted Device (LVAD)

Pulmomary Thromboendarterectomy

Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Health Net Covered California
  • Aetna
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • USC Network
  • United Healthcare
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GEHA
  • Medicare
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Watchtower
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • MultiPlan
  • Interplan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • First Health
  • Marian Health Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Pacificare
  • Health Net
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • NEXT
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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