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We Proudly Offer Back Pain Treatment, Lumbar Fusion, And More To The Houston, TX Area

When you experience back and neck pain, it can affect every aspect of your life. It can make it difficult to impossible to go to work, or even to get restful sleep at night. That is why Modern Spine is so proud to offer a wide variety of spine care treatments to the region of Houston, TX. From lumbar fusion to laser spine surgery, we truly do it all. In many ways, the spine is the fulcrum of the entire body. When deterioration begins to take hold it can happen so gradually, it can be difficult to determine when it is time to seek out help. It is important to remember that as with most issues, it is always better to seek treatment as soon as the problems emerge. Dr. Kenneth Lee has the knowledge and experiences necessary to help restore your spine to functional condition.

Kenneth J.H. Lee, M.D.

Founder/ Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Board Certified & Fellowship Trained

Surgery of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine

Born in Chicago, Illinois and a native of North Carolina, Dr. Kenneth Lee graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. He attended medical school at the Duke University School of Medicine where he graduated with honors. Attracted to the field of Orthopaedic Surgery by his enthusiasm for athletics and the relation between anatomy, form and function, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. It was during his years at Pittsburgh where his interest in Spinal Surgery blossomed.

In his pursuit to obtain a better understanding of Spinal Surgery, Dr. Lee completed a specialized fellowship program in Spinal Surgery at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center. Working with renowned Spine Surgeons at the prestigious UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center, he honed his skills in the latest techniques for Spinal Surgery.

Clinical Interests

  • Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Oncology
  • Lumbar and Cervical
  • Stenosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Duke University

Fellowship Training

  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Medical School

  • Duke University

Residency Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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