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Gwo-Chin Lee, MD

Gwo-Chin Lee, MD Surgeon

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia Associate Professor C-E Associate Professor C-E

Languages spoken:

  • Chinese

Dr. Lee is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Ceramic Hip Replacement
  • Congenital Hip Dislocation (CHD)
  • High Performance Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Revision Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kneecap Replacement Surgery (Patellofemoral Arthroplasty)
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Description of Clinical Expertise

Total hip arthroplasty, Total knee arthroplasty, Revision hip and knee arthroplasty, Periprosthetic joint infections, Surgery of the knee

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, National Insall Club, International Knee Society, International Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Local Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lee is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Total knee arthroplasty, Total hip arthroplasty, Revision hip and knee arthroplasty, Periprosthetic joint infections, Surgery or the knee

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3340
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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