Byong-Wha E. Lee, M.D. Providence Employed Provider

Languages: Korean, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
We are a premier healthcare team dedicated to providing innovative medical services in a caring and professional atmosphere. Each of us is committed to service, innovation, and quality care, while serving the needs of the community.
Education
Institution
Type
Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine, Portland, OR
Medical School
Indiana University Health University Hosptial, Indianapolis, IN
Internship
Indiana University Health University Hosptial, Indianapolis, IN
Residency
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
  • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Clever Care
  • First Health/Coventry PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Health Net Cal MediConnect HMO
  • Health Net Medicare Advantage
  • Health Net PPO
  • Health Smart PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar EPO
  • SCAN Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Allergy To Insects
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Annual Examination
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Cfs)
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Claudication
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • College Health
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coping Skills
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Exam
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Employee Health
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Finger Pain
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Pain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatrics
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Head Lump
  • Headache
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hpv Vaccination
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Lipoma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Disease
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Numbness
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overweight
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Shortness Of Breath (Sob)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sports Related Concussion Testing
  • Sprain
  • Sputum Production
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Removal
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Dislocation
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Twitching
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccines
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Virtual Care
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Wellness
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (149 Ratings, 45 Comments)


100

03/06/2021
very pleased
100

03/04/2021
she was very good and listened to what I had to tell her and she told me that she was concerned about
100

03/04/2021
Dr. Lee and all the staff at this location are great! They take the safety protocols seriously due to the pandemic,a and made me feel really welcomed and comfortable. I am very happy with their services and professional attitudes. A big thank you to all the staff there.
100

03/02/2021
She reviewed everything about my care. She made referrals right away. Ordered appropriate labs. She is an excellent doctor.
100

02/28/2021
overall the experience was very satisfactory.
100

02/13/2021
dr Lee is amazing. She is always happy to go the extra minutes needed to get to the issue. she has my deepest respect and gratitude
100

02/12/2021
I have been Dr Lee's patient for over 20 years and followed her every time she moves location. She knows my health very well and I trust her on that regard and will continue to do so. She is just the best. I'm very lucky to have a good doctor.
100

01/25/2021
Dr Lee is always patient thorough and caring
100

01/21/2021
Dr. Ester Lee is an excellent doctor. She has been my primary care doctor for many years but left for a little while because it's so difficult to get an appointment with her. unfortunately I was not happy with the other doctors that I tried so I went back to Dr. Lee. She has a new nurse practitioner that I like very much
100

01/16/2021
I've always felt that Dr Lee listens to me. Seems very thorough.
100

01/10/2021
I was there for a pre-op and I felt my exam was very thorough.
100

12/24/2020
Dr. E. Lee is the best doctor. She takes her time, explains in a way that I understand. She is a fantastic doctor that I have followed her in her last couple of moves at Facey. I even recommend her to the other members of my health team. I love her as my doctor.
84.2

12/14/2020
She listens takes notes and shows a genuine concern
100

12/09/2020
Dr Lee is always thorough and professional.
100

12/03/2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Byong Wa (Ester Lee) since she began her practice with Facey. She is a devoted medical professional who goes beyond to insure her patients remain healthy. She is extremely competent, courteous, respectful and available when needed. In fact, in my opinion, she's the Best in the West, and, Facey is lucky to have her on their physician staff.
100

11/21/2020
I have faith in Doctor Lee and she will be my Doctor forever.
100

11/21/2020
Dr. Lee listened well and advised me in regards to any concerns I had
84.2

11/14/2020
Great doctor but has limited time
98.6

11/12/2020
Dr. Lee is outstanding in professionalism, compassion, listening, taking action, and personability.
100

10/24/2020
good attention to detail
100

10/20/2020
My provider has always taken my calls and visits serious and takes care of them in a prompt fashion. Quite frequently she will call or have an assistant call and follow up. I have been with Facey and my provider for many years and have never had a bad experience. Thank you for your concern!
100

10/18/2020
It's always pleasure to see my provider. Only bad experience I can thing of is, when I needed to see my provider on the same day, it is impossible. Other than that, I recommend highly of this provider.
98.6

10/17/2020
Dr. Lee always taking care of details regarding my health.
100

10/13/2020
I great care With my doctor.
100

10/08/2020
Dr Ester Lee is the very best doctor we (both me and my wife are lucky enough to have Dr Lee as our main doctor). have seen in the last 20 years. she is caring and knowledgeable and is an advocate for us.
100

10/08/2020
Dr. Lee is very responsive to health issues that arise, and is proactive in responding to them.
100

09/30/2020
Dr Lee is easy to talk to and pays attention to detail, is thorough and kind.
100

09/10/2020
Dr. Esther Lee has been my Internest for many years. She is very attentive and thorough. She is an asset to your organization.
100

09/07/2020
Dr. Lee is an excellent and caring doctor. I have been seeing her for years and have referred others to her.
100

08/25/2020
She's been my doctor for years, always listens.
100

08/22/2020
I am very fortunate to have Dr. Lee for my care provider.
100

08/20/2020
Everyone was respectful and helpful
100

08/14/2020
Dr Lee is a professional always. [...]
100

07/29/2020
Dr. Lee is excellent. She is caring, very understanding, takes her time to explain what needs to be done.
100

07/27/2020
Doctor Lee is caring and kind. However, wait times in the past (before the pandemic) sometimes were half and hour or longer. But I was sure it's because she took the time to listen and treated other patients like she did to me. I really appreciate having her as my primary care doctor.
100

07/22/2020
Doctor Lee is one of the best doctors I have seen at the office. She is complete with call exams and explaining all meds I use.
100

07/22/2020
Dr. Lee is a very good and busy doctor. But she always takes her time to listen and explain to me and my family. When I ask questions via MyChart, she responds at her earliest convenience. I hope she'll be here as long as I live.
100

07/21/2020
Dr. LEE is the best doctor that I can talk to her when I have problem with my health issue.
100

07/11/2020
Dr. Lee is wonderful. I want to have her as my doctor forever!
100

07/02/2020
As always Dr. Lee & her assistants were very helpful, kind & respectful.
98.6

06/23/2020
I am a new patient for Dr. Lee this year. She has been attentive in our appointments and provided good recommendations and guidance. I am happy with the care I am receiving.
100

06/19/2020
Excellent! I like her very much
100

06/14/2020
I have always been treated with respect & my provider always listened carefully & answers all my concerns.
100

06/10/2020
Dr Lee has always been excellent.
100

05/31/2020
Dr. Lee did a very good job while being extra busy and under duress during the COVID pandemic.
 
14550 Soledad Canyon Road
Floor 2

Canyon Country, CA 91387
(661) 251-7308