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Providence Health Magazine
Eric Lee, M.D., became passionate about medicine after seeing several family members face serious illnesses. He greatly admired the kindness and dedication of the physicians who cared for his family. While in high school, Dr. Lee decided that he wanted to have that same kind of impact on people in their greatest time of need and was determined to become a doctor.
He wanted to serve in a profession where the mission was to help others. In his pursuit of becoming a physician, Dr. Lee received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University. He remained in California to complete his medical education and training.
Dr. Lee receives fulfillment from interacting with and caring for his patients. He believes that “every day counts,” and he enjoys partnering with his patients to help them improve their quality of life regardless of age or existing physical limitations.
Outside of work, Dr. Lee is an avid, lifelong tennis player and was formerly nationally ranked. This sparked his interest in exercise, heart disease and cardiac rehabilitation. He also enjoys American history and medical history. Dr. Lee considers himself to be a lifelong student and enjoys the challenges of learning new things. He is married with three children.