Lee B. Epstein, MD
Board Certified: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery – American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Board Certified: Obstetrics & Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Education & Training:
Dr. Epstein obtained his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan and his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Epstein completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He went on to complete a three-year subspecialty fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (also referred to as Urogynecology) in Louisville, Kentucky where he also obtained a master’s degree in clinical research. He graduated with honors and was a Phi Kappa Phi and June Allyson Foundation Award recipient for his research regarding evaluation of the biomechanical properties of tissue in women with pelvic floor disorders.
He is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a subspecialty certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He is one of very few individuals in the Northern Florida area who is board certified in this subspecialty. Dr. Epstein specializes in laparoscopic, vaginal, and conservative (non-surgical) management options for women with pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and urinary/ fecal dysfunction.
Dr. Epstein moved to Jacksonville in 2008 and has been treating women with pelvic floor disorders in our community since then. He opened a subspecialty practice dedicated to treating women’s pelvic floor disorders, First Coast Urogynecology & Center for Pelvic Floor Health, in 2014. He has been recognized multiple times with Patient’s Choice and Compassionate Doctor Recognition awards.
Fellow, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
American Urogynecologic Society
St. Johns County Medical Society
Baptist Physician Partners
He is married to Jill Dorsey, MD, MS, who is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Nemours Children’s Clinic. They have a set of boy/girl twins who keep them very busy. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, travel, and enjoying the wonderful beaches and community of Northern Florida.