Linda Lee, MD

Vice Chair, Medicine; Division Chief, Gastroenterology

Maimonides Physician





About Me

Dr. Lee is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and treats patients with a broad array of digestive symptoms. She brings a holistic approach to the care of her patients, acknowledging the importance of the gut-brain interactions and the role of diet in gut health. Dr. Lee is passionate about understanding what her patients value, and partnering with them in developing their diagnostic and treatment plans. She is committed to helping all of her patients achieve an optimal state of well-being. After completing all of her medical training, Dr. Lee practiced medicine for most of her career at Johns Hopkins (JH) Hospital in Baltimore where she eventually earned the title of Associate Professor of Medicine for her involvement in medical education, gastrointestinal and cancer research, and medical leadership. She was inducted into the Miller-Coulson Academy for Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins in 2015. She is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Prior to joining Maimonides, she also worked abroad as a Chief Medical Officer at an international hospital, helping to advance the expansion of its clinical services and responsiveness to the community it serves.

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Heartburn
  • Stomach Ulcers
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Diverticulitis
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Intestinal Bleeding


  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Screening for Colorectal Cancer


Medical Degree

University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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