Dr. Frank Lee
Making the connection between administration and the clinical aspects of our organization is where Dr. Frank Lee, vice president of medical affairs, Exigence of TeamHealth excels. He provides oversight for all clinical aspects within Exigence of TeamHealth organization. He excels at identifying process improvement opportunities, analysis of processes, and has thorough knowledge in the implementation of electronic medical records systems.
Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Lee was named chair of the emergency department at St. Joseph Hospital in 2002. He spearheaded an initiative at St. Joseph's called Project Renaissance, which has been met with high praise in the medical community. It featured the implementation of a new electronic medical records system and the design of the hospital's new emergency department, which won several design element awards. The success of that effort has been measured in improvements in the patient length of stay, patient satisfaction, and increased volume.
Dr. Lee is a frequent lecturer to medical staffs and organizations on a range of topics related to emergency medicine. He is also certified in ultrasound. Dr. Lee continues to practice emergency medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital, and urgent care facilities. He is also an assistant clinical professor.
Dr. Lee completed his residency at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine, earning his medical doctorate along with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences from the University at Buffalo.