Sandra J. Lee, M.D. Medical Director and Psychiatrist for Adolescent Programs
Dr. Lee is the medical director and psychiatrist for Sovereign Health’s adolescent programs at the Rancho San Diego facility. She received her M.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit, where she specialized in mental health and addiction treatment services for children and adolescents. Dr. Lee was chief resident at Loma Linda University and was granted a fellowship from the University of California, San Diego, for child and adolescent psychiatry. She has also held several leadership positions focusing on the psychiatric care of chronic drug and alcohol addictions at various treatment centers, corporations and medical facilities throughout the course of her 25-year career.
She is committed to the care and treatment for children and their families. Dr. Lee provides outpatient treatment at her private practice using a variety of methods. She has previous inpatient experience at San Diego’s Mesa Vista Hospital. As the treating psychiatrist for foster youth and sexually reactive children, she has demonstrated her expertise in trauma-based care. Dr. Lee is also a consultant for school-based programs that assist in support for educational success of children with mental health needs.