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Daniel O. Lee, MD, FAAN, FAASM

Medical Director, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute
Daniel O. Lee, MD, FAAN, FAASM
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  • Botulinum Program
  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Headache and Pain
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Disease
This provider offers TeleCare
  • Conditions treated

    Restless legs syndrome,  Parasomnia including sleep walking,  REM sleep behavior disorder,  Sleep apnea,  Narcolepsy,  Shift work disorders and other circadian rhythm disorders,  Headache,  Myofascial pain,  Spasticity,  Parkinson's disease,  Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension,  Weakness due to neuromuscular disorders,  Stroke follow-up care,  Outpatient seizure disorders
  • About

    Daniel Lee, MD, FAAN, FAASM received his Neurology training at the Washington University Barnes-Jewish-Children Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Additionally, Dr. Lee completed his training in Sleep Medicine at The Stanford University School of Sleep Medicine in Palo Alto, California.
    He authored the first paper on the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome with Ropinirole and the first non-Dopaminergic treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome. Dr. Lee has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and served on the at National Scientific Advisory Board of RLS research. His recent publication in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine led to the FDA mandating label changes for all the Dopamine Agonists in the treatment of RLS in November 2019. He has received numerous teaching awards including the AOA Medical Honor Society Faculty Teaching Award and has presented at various national and international conferences including the International Conference on Translational Research in Beijing, China and the International Congress of Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders in Paris, France. He is the recipient of the 2020 Kentucky Senate Commendation for his accomplishments.

    He is serving as the Medical Director at the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute and has served as the President of the Kentucky Sleep Society. He is also the Vice Chief of Staff at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center and as the Vice President of the Kentucky Neurologic Society.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Neurology


    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine


    Neurology, Washington University Barnes-Jewish-Children's Hospital, St. Louis


    Sleep Medicine, Stanford University, School of Sleep Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif.

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

    American Board of Sleep Medicine

  • Procedures performed

    • Botox injections for headache and myofascial pain suffers and for spasticity
    • Trigger point Injections for headache and myofascial pain suffers and for spasticity
    • Sleep studies including polysomnography
    • CPAP/BIPAP titration
    • MSLT
    • MWT
    • Actigraphy
    • Parasomnia montage
    • EEG
  • Awards

    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society Faculty Award

    National Leadership Honor Society of Omicron Delta Kappa

    Irwin Levy Award for Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology

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