Ratings for Dr. Jessica J. Lee
Hi everyone! This is a warning for anyone who wants a natural and drug free birth. THIS doctor is a C-Section doctor. Back in 2010 I was due with my first child, and had researched natural births. I didn't know how to do any of this, and was completely unprepared. My family doctor recommended a well known OB/Gyn at Tomball Women's Center, and she handed me off to Dr. Lee. I wasn't informed by Doctor Lee that she prefers C-Sections, and we had discussed our idea of a birth plan, no drugs, with her. But when the date got closer, she started acting as if something was wrong with my daughter. I was sent into the hospital without explanation. A nurse met me there and asked why I looked scared and upset. She told me that my stats looked great and that I was there for fetal heart monitoring for five hours. I got to the hospital scared out of my mind. The nurse assured me that everything was fine. The doctor insisted that we schedule to be induced the next week. Five days before my due date. I gave in because I WANTED to be done with this doctor. I didn't know all of my rights as a young woman. They don't teach you this kind of stuff in school, and if your parents don't teach it, or don't know it, you don't learn it. Needless to say, it didn't go well. The nurse that met me for my heart monitoring came in the next morning an volunteered as my nurse. We had enjoyed a nice long chat since I was one of one or two people in her wing. She was surprised that I had not been told about birth centers and that I didn't check to see if our insurance covered midwifes. I told her I didn't even know where to start when we found out originally, and I had NO guidance. Dr. Lee would come in and seem disappointed that I was not progressing fast. First births sometimes DON'T. They can last a long, long time. I knew that from my research. She pushed me for painkillers when my contractions finally started. I refused. She repetitively tried to talk me into an epidural (with a family history of back problems, that was NOT an option). And then, when my water hadn't broken and my dilation wasn't to her liking, she tried to convince me that I needed magnesium sulfate. My nurse had explained what it's common use was, what it is normally used for... and they didn't add up at all. Magnesium sulfate is a common drug used for treating preterm labor. It is not typically used on someone in labor that has been induced. Anyway, I refused it because I was confident that it wasn't necessary. The nurses warned me that I was developing white coat syndrome. Dr. Lee made me feel uncomfortable. She made me feel like prey, and it was obvious that she really wanted to get me onto an operating table. Which made me even more nervous. If it weren't for my nurse's experience at a birthing center; my own research on stretching my body, using gravity to benefit my labor, etc.; I would have wound up with a c-section that I did not want. I will never fully understand why a doctor that is not comfortably with natural birth would willingly continue with a couple that does not want drugs or surgery. But this is your warning. According to several shocked nurses that were NOT with me during the labor and birthing, I was an amazing young woman for having a natural birth with Dr. Lee. And apparently, I wasn't just a natural, drug free birth. I was Dr. Lee's first one, or at least the first one she had at Tomball Hospital.
I started seeing Dr. Lee from the very beginning of my pregnancy all the way through delivery. As some of the other women stated, she seems very insensitive to your concerns. I could never get a straight forward answer from her & I always felt rushed & like she didn't genuinely care about my concerns. There were even a couple of requests that she completely ignored. They make you pay everything by delivery so if your on a tight budget do not go here. All of the staff, except for Sarah, are rude and could care less about helping you. The phlabodomist is HORRIBLE! She not only missed my vein she was very rude & unprofessional!!! Dr. Lee is hard to contact directly, the staff makes you speak to her nurse. (Which is very kind by the way) Overall I have not been pleased with Dr. Lee or her staff and would not recommend going there.
She almost killed my unborn baby! She is the worst doctor. She dint do any ultrasound after my due date to make sure everything is fine with my pregnancy and so that we can wait couple of weeks for delivery or induction. I got myself scheduled for induction at 41 weeks though she suggested to wait for one more week. Had to undergo an immediate c section because baby's heartbeat was dropping with every mild contraction ( acc to dr lee I was not having any contraction at all till that time) My baby was born severe meconium aspiration problem , had to be put on ventilator for 100% oxygen. His placenta had stopped working few days ago and his lungs were filled with meconium(poop). He has tubes coming out of every body part n was in ICU for several days. All the doctors n nurses in Icu told us they have never such a bad case n the baby should have been born 10-12 days ago. They kept on asking who our doctor was, weather we were going for regular checkups or not. Dr lee next day on her rounds dint agree that this thing could have been avoided or detected. It was a shock that with such medical advancement doctor could not have done anything on time. The doc who did the c sec told me on the operating table just after the operation tht I was lucky to get in today in hospital where dr lee had told me the same day in the morning tht I shld wait for few more days for getting induced. My unborn baby was tortured by her n first few days of his life were ruined n painful bcz of her. Carelessness.
Dr. Lee was honestly the WORST doctor I have ever had by far. I was seen by her once for my second pregnancy at 5 weeks along, at 6 weeks I started bleeding, called the office and they told me to go to the er because it seemed like I was having a miscarriage, the whole time I was going through this I did not even get a phone call back from Dr. Lee. Her nurse informed me after I called 20X that they saw my levels were a little low when they saw me a week before (they never let me know this) and thought that I may miscarry. After I got out of the er I had some concerns and needed to speak to my doctor, not just a nurse, I called all day and all night begging to talk to my doctor and her staff told me they were leaving my messages as urgent and she marked them as not urgent (I think losing my baby was an urgent message!) And I never got a phone call back from her. EVER. I went to another doctor which did a d&c for me and took over my care. Come to find out the bleeding wasn't a miscarriage, it was an ectopic pregnancy, that's why my levels were low when I came in for my first visit, which she should've known that's the first sign of ectopic pregnancy! Luckily the baby didn't form enough to be able to see it on ultrasound. I would NOT reccomend Dr. Lee at all. Choose another doctor. I wish I would've known she was going to be the way she was with me.
Love Dr. Lee and Sarah but the office staff leave a lot to be desired. I called the office to speak with Sarah about a Rx refill and the office staff would not transfer me to Sarah. I was told to have the pharmacy call in. After explaining that I needed to speak with Sarah about the refill, still refused to transfer me. I called back to let them know I would be seeking a new Gyn, they could absolutely care less.
i have been seeing her a few years now, i honestly don't know why, her staff at the old office was rude, the new office is even worse, i have been trying for 3 days to get a script refilled, and they still haven't done it, they never bill my insurance correctly, then tell me it is to late to bill them and then tries to make me pay, dr lee doesn't take medical histories of family members to see if you are at risk for things, doesn't really listen to your concerns,just wants to get you in and out, i basically come annually just for a script, but feel i need a real doctor and will looking for one now, i just can't get over that her staff is so rude.
VERY VERY FUSTRATED. went to her back in september because i had a feeling i needed to get tested for something that was stopping me from getting pregnant...she told me she would...she told me it was negative! well months later still a problem i got a second opinion from the same office...turns out she lied and never tested me for it...just other things i didnt know of. and I HAVE WHAT i thought i did!!! and need to get treated...thanks for nothing
The staff needs serious attitude adjustments, they piss off a lot of women and they only care about your money. But Dr. Lee, she did discover that my Ob from my 1st son had missed that I'm A- blood type. this is exteremly important, b/c when I started bleeding with my 2nd son, it was b/c I never recieved a Rhogam shot and b/c my blood type is negative, my body thought the baby was a forgien invader, my body was trying to abort the baby. I was pleased she caught this, we could've easily had a still birth or a baby with major medical problems. She was wonderful during delievery and post delievery but don't go here unless you can pay off your deductable and office visits before you have your baby. I don't agree they drug tested me, which I dont do drugs, I'm a nurse, but I had to pay the $100.00 for the test my insurance said it wasn't necessary.
Dr Lee is the Doctor who delivered my 2nd baby boy. My baby had the umilical cord wrapped tightly around his neck, I had to immediately stop pushing so she could cut it off..my baby was not breathing and he went straight to NICU. Dr. Lee was very professional and took prompt attention to the situation..advised to stop pushing and immediately cut the cord off. I am now pregnant with my 3rd and still see Dr Lee..I think she is a great Dr and hope she is on call when I go to deliver my new baby boy.
Do NOT go to any doctor at this office. First, this office has charged me far more than they should and refuse to give my money back (I've been trying for nearly 3 weeks now, and have called several times). Second, the office personnel, including the receptionist, the billing manager, and one of the women who answers the phone, are rude and unhelpful. Third, Dr. Lee prescribed me a Category C painkiller during my pregnancy without informing me that it could pose a potential harm to my baby. Fourth, I was once given a prescription with someone else's name on it. Fifth, on one occasion I was left in an exam room, naked from the waist down, for 40 minutes (at which point I found someone to help me and was escorted into a different room). Finally, when I was spotting during pregnancy, the on-call doctor would only tell me to call back during business hours to schedule an appointment; when I did, they wouldn't see me for 2 more days. Avoid this unethical and unprofessional office!
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