As the son of a physician, Dr. Fee grew up in a medical family where he
had constant exposure to medicine and admired the work. He was especially
drawn to the intellectual stimulation and the ability to help others.
Practicing as an Infectious Disease specialist since 1994, Dr. Fee chose
this field due to the analytical nature and attention to detail it requires.
He enjoys the wide breadth of illnesses he works with as it allows him
to serve an important role as part of a patient’s health care team.
He places the focus on the patient and aims to provide empathetic and
personalized care. As Dr. Fee states it best, “I try to place myself
in my patient’s shoes with the goal of getting them back to a productive
and active life as soon as possible. Their happiness is what is important
to me and I want to make sure I take the time to address their concerns
and answer their questions.”
A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Dr. Fee received his medical degree with
honors from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Subsequently,
he completed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center
and a fellowship in Infectious Disease at USC+LA County Medical Center.
Dr. Fee has served in several leadership roles at Hoag including Chair
of Infection Control, Chair of the Department of Medicine, Member of the
Hoag Board of the Directors, Chief Medical Information Officer, Chief
of Staff, and Chief Clinical Officer.
Dr. Fee and his wife have two adult children and during his spare time,
he enjoys studying genealogy, hiking, running, being outdoors, and traveling
to new and interesting destinations.