Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Lee joins Lourdes

Mercy Medical Associates, Lourdes’ employed/owned physician practice is pleased to welcome Robert B. Lee, MD to the medical staff.  Dr. Lee is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

“I was attracted to Lourdes because they continue to care for the patient as a person providing the necessary state of the art health care while fulfilling their spiritual and emotional needs,” says Robert B. Lee, MD. “People with heart disease need comfort and assurance that their heart problems are fixable.”

He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.  Dr. Lee comes to Lourdes from Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri, where he was the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

“People with lung cancer need honesty and compassion.  They need a spirit led physician who can calm the fears of a person facing cancer,” added Dr. Lee. “Having trained at one of the nation’s leading Cancer Centers, M.D. Anderson Cancer Treatment Center in Houston, I have the surgical expertise to provide physical relief and faith to meet spiritual needs.”