Joung H. Lee, M.D., a leading international authority in the subspecialty of skull base surgery, comes from the Cleveland Clinic where he served as Professor and the Founding Director of the Cleveland Clinic Skull Base Surgery Center since July 1993. At the Cleveland Clinic, he has established one of the largest skull base surgery programs in the world, evaluating more than 200 new meningioma patients annually and having accumulated one of the largest experiences in the world in meningioma surgery, having surpassed over 1200 cases. His overall experience with complex cranial surgery is well over 4000 cases. He has pioneered many innovative surgical techniques which are currently used by many neurosurgeons throughout the world. He has been recognized since 2005 as one of the 'Best Doctors in America', and has been a recipient of the 'Patient’s Choice Award' for over 10 years. He has treated patients from throughout the United States as well as from many foreign countries.

Medical School
  • USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
  • English
  • Korean


Neurological Center
501 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 847-3251
(818) 847-4842


  • Neurosurgery (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
  • Brain Disorders
  • Epilepsy


Insurances Accepted
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • CorVel Health PPO/EPO
  • Fortified Provider Networks PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Medi-Cal L.A. Care HMO
  • Medi-Cal/L.A. Care/Care 1st HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Axminister Medical Group/IPA
  • Facey Medical Group
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group
  • Motion Picture
  • Providence Care Network