Lee Tan, MD
Dr. Lee Tan is a neurosurgeon specializing in both minimally invasive and traditional open surgical techniques for patients with various spinal disorders. The conditions he treats include scoliosis, kyphosis, flat-back syndrome, chin-on-chest deformity, cervical disc herniation, cervical stenosis, ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL), lumbar disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis and other spinal pathologies. Trained in neurological and orthopedic spine surgery, Tan can assess patients from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Tan's research interests include spinal biomechanics, motion preservation techniques and improving surgical outcomes for patients with spinal deformities.
Tan received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in neurological surgery at Rush University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in complex spine surgery at Columbia University Medical Center.
Tan is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and North American Spine Society.