July 5, 1955- Jan. 30, 2014
The Gastrointestinal Associates family of physicians, staff and patients are grieving the loss Dr. J. David Lee, who passed away Jan. 30, 2014, at Physicians Regional Medical Center. Dr. Lee had been a partner physician with GIA since 1993, and he was greatly respected and well-liked by his colleagues and thousands of patients.
Dr. Lee was born and raised in Kingsport, Tenn., where he graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received his medical doctorate degree from East Tennessee State University and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Louisville.
He was a member of Temple Beth El, and he was very active in youth soccer programs throughout the region, co-founding the Knoxville Football Club.
Dr. Lee is survived by his wife, Dr. Patricia Lee, and children: Paul Francis Lee, Meredith Elizabeth Lee, Kathryn Deborah Lee and Alexandra Paige “Apple” Lee.
Please click here to read Dr. Lee’s full obituary in the Knoxville News Sentinel.
GIA is committed to providing the highest quality health care to Dr. Lee’s patients. Please call our office at 865-588-5121 to make arrangements to continue your care.