Meet the Physicians

Crystine Lee, MD

Specialty: General Surgery, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Schooled in London and Hong Kong, Dr. Lee graduated from Harvard with Honors in 1992 and from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1996. She completed her surgical residency in University of California – San Francisco in 2003, a Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship in 2004, and also has a MBA from the Haas School of Business, at the University of California, Berkeley. After her training, she served in the United States Air Force and deployed overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She then moved to Marin and joined Prima in September 2008 with an office at Sonoma Valley Hospital. Dr. Yee also practices at Marin General Hospital and Novato Community Hospital.

Dr. Lee describes her professional philosophy as following the rule instilled in her in the Air force, “Integrity, service before self, and excellence in all we do.” She believes excellence should be delivered with both compassion and respect. “While professionalism and excellent surgical outcomes are part of what I strive for, reassuring patients during a stressful time is also very important to me.” She enjoys skiing, watersports, taekwondo, and a life-long struggle with golf.


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