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Mark R. Lee, MD, PhD, FACS

Co-director, Dell Children's Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Mark R. Lee, MD, PhD, FACS

Co-director, Dell Children's Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board-certified in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery, and fellowship trained in pediatric neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery.

Dr. Mark Lee is a nationally and internationally recognized pediatric neurosurgeon with over 20 years of experience. He is board-certified in both neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery. He is included, annually, in the prestigious listings of "Best Doctors in America" and "America’s Top Doctors."

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Specialty

Neurosurgery (Pedi)

Seton Hospital Affiliation

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

Seton Medical Center Austin

Seton Medical Center Williamson

University Medical Center Brackenridge

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Provides Care Through

Pediatric Neurosurgery Center of Central Texas

Pediatric Specialty Services

Seton Brain & Spine Institute Neurosurgery

My Passion for Healthcare

I received both a MD and PhD in neurobiology from the University of Chicago. I completed a residency in neurosurgery, and fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery, at New York University. I also completed a fellowship in epilepsy surgery. I served four years of active duty as a Major in the U.S. Army. After my military commitment, I spent 10 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia where I was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery. In Austin, I am the co-director of the Dell Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery for PSS.

Services I Provide

  1. Epilepsy Surgery
  2. Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  3. Chiari Malformation
  4. Spasticity
  5. Hydrocephalus
  6. Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  7. Spina Bifida

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

  • Internship

    Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

  • Residency

    New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Fellowship

    New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Neurosurgery

My Clinical Focus

I have tremendous experience in the surgical management of conditions such as epilepsy, Chiari malformation, brain and spinal cord tumors, hydrocephalus, spasticity and spina bifida. My pioneering work in pediatric epilepsy surgery has been instrumental in developing the largest pediatric epilepsy surgery program in the country at Dell and I am established as the top pediatric epilepsy surgeon in America. I am a leader nationally in utilizing new techniques such as stereotactic laser thermal ablation in which I have performed the largest number of cases nationally for epilepsy treatment.

Memberships

  1. AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery
  2. Alpha Omega Alpha
  3. America’s Top Doctors since 2012
  4. American Epilepsy Society
  5. American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  6. Best Doctors in America since 2005
  7. Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  8. Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgery
  9. Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  10. Society of Neurological Surgeons
  11. Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Aetna-MA - Medicare Advantage
  • Amerigroup - STAR and CHIP
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Cardiology, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Craniofacial Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Opththalmology, Otolaryngology, Pulmonary, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • ASH (American Specialty Health Network) - PT and OT providers only
  • Averde Health - Commercial PPO
  • Beechstreet - Commercial PPO
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross-Blue Advantage - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross-Medicaid - STAR & CHIP
  • BlueCross - Commercial
  • Care Improvement Plus - Dual Special Needs
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna - Commercial
  • Cigna LocalPlus - Exchange Plan
  • Coventry Workers Comp - Select providers
  • First Care - HMO/PPO
  • First Health/Coventry - Commercial
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • Health Payors Organization - Commerical PPO
  • HealthSmart Accel - Commercial PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred Care - Commercial PPO
  • Hospice Austin - Hospice-In-Patient
  • Humana - Commercial
  • Humana HMOx - Exchange Plan
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • IMO Med-Select Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Integrated Medical Systems - Commercial PPO
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan Commercial - PPO
  • PHCS - Commercial
  • Sedwick/CMS Southwest Medical Provider Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Sendero - STAR and CHIP
  • Sendero IdealCare - Exchange Plan
  • Seton Health Plan - Commercial
  • Seton Health Plan - MAP
  • Seton Health Plan - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior Ambetter - Exchange Plan
  • TriCare - All Products
  • TriWest (new contract) - VA
  • United HealthCare - Commercial All Other
  • United HealthCare - Options PPO
  • United HealthCare Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP) WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare Star and CHIP - Americhoice or UHC Texas STAR, CHIP
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Specialists ONLY
  • United HealthCare-AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS-WellMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Evercare STAR PLUS - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Medicare Advantage-WELLMED NETWORK - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United Student Resources (UT Student Division) - PPO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO

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Why Choose Pediatric Care with Seton

We believe in showing dignity and respect to every person we serve, and that includes our littlest patients too. It's part of what we call Humancare: delivering the best possible healthcare for humans, big or small.

Our pediatric care team includes board-certified pediatric specialists, skilled nurses and other health providers who handle complex medical and neurological issues as well as health concerns as simple as vaccinations. Seton also maintains a strong presence in schools and programs throughout the surrounding communities to bring healthcare to the kids and families who need it the most.

We offer a range of health services to keep your kids healthy, from making it easier to schedule clinical visits for everyday illnesses to planning in-hospital playtime and other innovative ways to connect with children.

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