Steve Lee, DO, Vice Area Research Chair for San Bernardino County

Steve S. Lee, DO

Vice Area Research Chair

San Bernardino County



Dr. Steve Lee is a rheumatologist at the Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center. He is vice area research chair for San Bernardino County on the Southern California Permanente Medical Group’s Regional Research Committee.

After completing training in internal medicine and rheumatology, Dr. Lee furthered his interests in clinical research with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, serving as a principal investigator on clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, giant cell arteritis, and psoriatic arthritis.  He is a member of several international rheumatology societies, including the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and the Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN).

Areas of Focus

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
  • Spondyloarthritis


Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Pomona, California
Fellowship, Integrative Medicine
Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Fellowship, Rheumatology
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, California
Residency, Internal Medicine
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, California

Honors and Awards

  • Medical & Scientific Advisory Board, Spondylitis Association of America
  • Jones-Lovell Scholarship, University of Arizona