Kristine L. M. Lee, MD, an Internist with Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
Get to know Internist Dr. Kristine L. M. Lee, who serves patients in San Francisco, California.
A board-certified internist and physician leader, Dr. Lee is the Chief of Adult and Family Medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. She is also the Northern California Regional Medical Director of Desktop Medicine, helping to design and run virtual solutions for clinical care of patients.
Establishing long-term rapport with patients and their families is one of Dr. Lee’s favorite aspects about her work. She is a good communicator and becomes quite involved in her patients’ care.
Her areas of special interest are in health maintenance and disease prevention, and educating patients about ways to improve their own health status.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Lee studied at the University of Hawaii, John Burns School of Medicine. While there, she trained part-time at Kaiser Permanente Honolulu. She was impressed with the comprehensive, one-fee care model that she saw in action. Patients enjoyed a high level of accessibility and ease in making appointments with specialists, and with their primary care physicians. When the time arrived for her to begin her residency, it seemed natural to choose San Francisco Medical Center.
Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Lee is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Among her professional affiliations, Dr. Lee is an active member of the Hawaii Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the San Francisco Medical Society.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
A married mother of two, Dr. Lee enjoys doing anything with her children, especially outdoors. She thrives by trying to eat organic, shopping at farmers’ markets, and finding time to laugh every day. Family is very important to her, so she tries to spend as much free time with them as possible. They have a lot of backyard barbeques, picnics, and adventures.
Learn More about Dr. Kristine L. M. Lee:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3497623-Kristine-Lee-Internist or through Kaiser Permanente, https://mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/ncal/providers/kristinelee
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