A native of Worthington, Ohio, Dr. Thomas H. Lee attended a small liberal arts school in Massachusetts. He obtained his medical degree at Columbia University in New York City and remained there for his general surgery and orthopedic surgery training. While in New York, he worked at Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium providing orthopedic care to the athletes. He continued his specialized training in foot and ankle surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Lee supports medical research and education by serving on editorial boards for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Foot and Ankle, and several other peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Lee is also active in humanitarian outreach programs, having served as an orthopedic surgeon in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Vietnam and Haiti.
Publications & Research
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Cottom J, Lee TH. Dermatobia hominis (Botfly). J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008;47 (1):51-55.
Glover JP, Berlet GC, Lee TH. Cost Comparison of Crossed Screws versus Dorsal Plate Construct for First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthodesis. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2008;47(1):13-18.
Berlet GC, Lee TH, Philbin TM, Hartman JF, Wright ML. Interpositional arthroplasty of the first MTP joint using a regenerative Tissue Matrix for the treatment of advanced hallux rigidus. Foot Ankle Int. 2008;29(1):10-21.
Cooper MT, Berlet GC, Shurnas PS, Lee THL. Proximal opening-wedge osteotomy of the first metatarsal for correction of hallux varus. Surg Technol Int. 2007;16:215-219.
Buchanan M, Berlet GC, Lee TH, Raissi A, Saar W: Pes Planus. J Foot Ankle Surgery (India), Vol XXII (2), December 2007.
Saar WE, Lee TH, Berlet GC. The economic burden of diabetic foot and ankle disorders. Foot Ankle Int. 2005;26(1):27-31.
Hyer CF, Dawson J, Berlet GC, Philbin TM, Lee TH. The peroneal tubercle: its description, classification, and relevance to peroneus longus tendon pathology. Foot Ankle Int. 2005; 10(4):947-950.
Hyer CF, Berlet GC, Dawson J, Lee TH. The shape of the first metatarsal head. Submitted to J Foot Ankle Surg.
Lee TH, Maurus P. Heel Pain. In: Mann R, Coughlin M, Saltzman C, eds. Principles of Foot and Ankle. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. In press
Hyer CF, Buchanan MB, Berlet GC, Philbin TM, Lee TH. Ankle arthroscopy. In: Harner C, El Attrache N, Mirzayan R, Sekiya J, eds. Techniques in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press.
Hyer C, Philbin TM, Berlet GC, Lee TH. Thermal capsular shift modification in the functionally unstable ankle. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. In press.
Hyer CF, Philbin TM, Berlet GC, Lee TH. The incidence of the intermetatarsal facet of the first metatarsal and its relationship to metatarsus primus varus: a cadaveric study. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2005; 44(3):200-202.
Hyer CF, Philbin TM, Berlet GC, Lee TH. The obliquity of the first metatarsal base. Foot Ankle Int. 2004;25(10):728-732.
Hyer C, Lee TH, Berlet GC, Philbin TM. TheriLok™ bone void filler in hindfoot and ankle arthrodesis procedures. Therix Surgical Technique Brochure, October, 2004.
Baumhauer JF, Parekh SG, Lee TH. Internet resources for foot and ankle care, J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2004;12:
Hyer CF, Berlet GC, Philbin TM, Lee TH. The painful diabetic foot. In: Innovations in Peripheral Nerve Problems. Foot Ankle Clin North Am. 2004;9(2):221-237.
Hyer CF, Lee TH, Philbin TM, Berlet GC. Diabetic neuropathy: the painful foot. Foot Ankle Clin. 2004 Jun;9(2):221-237.
Philbin TM, Lee TH, Berlet GC. Arthroscopy for athletic foot and ankle injuries. Clin Sports Med. 2004;23(1):35-53.
Primary Investigator, Pulsed Electromagnetic Field and Long Bone Healing; EBI Corporation, 2006
Primary Investigator, Tricalcium Phosphates as a Bone Void Filler, Research Grant; Therics Corporation, 2004.
Primary Investigator, The Role of COX-2 Inhibitors in Rat Achilles Tendon Healing; Pfizer Corporation, 2004.