Elizabeth Lee, DO, is a graduate of the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital, in Bronx, N.Y. where she was chief resident. While at St. Barnabas Hospital, Dr. Lee was a Haiti Mission Relief grant winner, providing medical care to Port-au-Price citizens still suffering from the earthquake aftermath. She was also a roundtable member of the Healthy Bronx Initiative promoting nutrition in public schools and teaching health awareness in what was officially ranked as the unhealthiest neighborhood in New York State. Dr. Lee graduated from Talladega College in Alabama where she earned a B.A. in biology. She has been interested in health and anatomy since she was a young child, and her family fostered her interest in medicine.
“I treat the whole patient rather than focusing on treating isolated symptoms or diseases,” said Dr. Lee, who is a doctor of osteopathic medicine. “I believe our bodies have the power to heal themselves, and I am here to facilitate that process.” Her work experience includes Rex-UNC Family Practice in Knightdale focused on outpatient management of chronic and acute diseases with a focus on lifestyle medicine for diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. She also worked for Marathon-Wake Health providing care for county employees with minor emergencies that occur in the workplace.
She is licensed in North Carolina and Texas and AOBFP certified in family medicine. Dr. Lee is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, American Medical Women’s Association, Empire State Medical Association, and she is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
When Dr. Lee is not working she loves to travel internationally, and the Greek islands and Cape Town, South Africa are her two favorite destinations. She also enjoys hiking and reformer pilates. She was born and raised in New York City, but her family is originally from North Carolina, and she has always wanted to live here.