Jackson Lee, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Lee is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery and chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Lee is also Director of the Trauma Fellowship for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an experienced traumatologist with expertise in the management of both lower and upper extremity trauma. He is truly committed to both resident and graduate medical education and he is frequently invited to speak around the nation on various topics related to orthopaedic trauma. Dr. Lee is a graduate of New York Medical College. He completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.


  • Metagenomics reveals niche partitioning within the phototrophic zone of a microbial mat PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0202792. . View in PubMed
  • Metagenomic analysis of intertidal hypersaline microbial mats from Elkhorn Slough, California, grown with and without molybdate Stand Genomic Sci. 2017; 12:67. . View in PubMed
  • Cyanobacterial reuse of extracellular organic carbon in microbial mats ISME J. 2016 May; 10(5):1240-51. . View in PubMed
  • Permanent draft genome of strain ESFC-1: ecological genomics of a newly discovered lineage of filamentous diazotrophic cyanobacteria Stand Genomic Sci. 2016; 11(1):53. . View in PubMed
  • An Unusual Inverted Saline Microbial Mat Community in an Interdune Sabkha in the Rub’ al Khali (the Empty Quarter), United Arab Emirates PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0150342. . View in PubMed
  • Microbial response to single-cell protein production and brewery wastewater treatment Microb Biotechnol. 2015 Jan; 8(1):65-76. . View in PubMed
  • Fermentation couples Chloroflexi and sulfate-reducing bacteria to Cyanobacteria in hypersaline microbial mats Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:61. . View in PubMed