Dr. Augustine Lee, M.D., Staff Physiatrist at Shepherd Center

Augustine Lee M.D.

Clinical Researcher, Dean Stroud Spine and Pain Institute Staff Physiatrist

Dr. Lee’s Medical Background

Augustine Lee, M.D., is a staff physiatrist and clinical researcher at the Dean Stroud Spine and Pain Institute at Shepherd Center and adjunct faculty for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Emory University School of Medicine.

After completing a residency in PM&R at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Lee completed a North American Spine Society-recognized fellowship in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This clinical fellowship included specific emphasis on the administration of non-operative fluoroscopic interventional procedures for the treatment of painful spinal pathologies.

In addition to his clinical training while at Tufts, Dr. Lee completed postdoctoral research fellowship training with a focus on clinical trials and epidemiological analyses for the treatment of patients with chronic pain conditions. Dr. Lee has authored over 50 peer-reviewed research publications, and his research interests are to disentangle the heterogeneity of treatment response, investigate novel therapeutics, and optimize the treatment paradigm for adults with painful conditions.