Arnold S. Lee is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a vast knowledge of medical science rooted in being an Internal Medicine physician in his native country, the Philippines, a Medical Technologist, a Registered Nurse, and a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in the United States. Over the years, he grew his love and passion for cardiology.
Arnold, always fascinated with health and diseases, began his path in 1992 at Xavier University School of Medicine in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. He became a licensed physician in 1997 and completed four years of Internal Medicine residency training at Davao Medical Center, Philippines, in 2001. However, as ready as he could be to pursue his dreams, he had to give up his medical career that same year to happily unite with his wife in the United States and now a proud father of two teens.
Withal, being in a different country, Arnold’s immense passion for medical science had not stopped him, but opportunities continued to unfold as his calling tried to find him. While working as a Medical Technologist at Banner Desert Medical Center, he completed the 16-month accelerated nursing program at Maricopa Community College in Mesa, AZ, in 2010. He became an acute care nurse in Banner Heart Hospital, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Chandler Regional Medical Center, and Banner Baywood Medical Center, primarily in cardiac telemetry and ICUs. In December 2019, he finished the FNP program at the University of Phoenix and successfully passed the FNP certification in January 2020. He is proud to have worked as a Nurse Practitioner at the Insomnia and Sleep Institute in Scottsdale, AZ, and at the Chan Heart Rhythm Institute in Mesa, AZ. Arnold is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
His long and packed experience in the medical field, combined with his love and dedication to patient care, are notable qualifications that he is pleased to deliver here at Valley Heart Associates.