Meet Dr. Edward Lee
Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward I. Lee, serves hundreds of men, women, and children every year at his ELEE Plastic Surgery practice in Houston, TX. Dr. Lee is an experienced and highly-skilled surgeon, having completed numerous years of specialty training in the areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He was recognized with an esteemed teaching award in 2016, and also has earned a spot on Rising Star's "Super Doctor®" list since 2015. Dr. Lee is a world-renowned lecturer, presenter, and researcher in the plastic and reconstructive surgery field and performs plastic surgeries around the world. As a respected member of the medical community, Dr. Lee pursued his personal dream, and opened his own private practice in the spring of 2016.
Skills & Specialties
Having trained in some of the most infamous medical schools and facilities in the nation, including Texas Medical Center, CHI-St. Luke’s, MD Anderson, and The Methodist Hospital, Dr. Lee gained extensive experience and specialty skills in a variety of plastic surgery techniques. He performs the latest nonsurgical facial rejuvenation procedures, such as BOTOX and fillers, as well as craniofacial reconstructions, facelifts, upper and lower blepharoplasty, brow lift surgery, and rhinoplasty. In addition, he creates gorgeous, natural results with breast augmentation and breast lift surgery, as well as body contouring, such as liposuction, abdominoplasty, and mommy makeovers. In addition, Dr. Lee offers a unique form of plastic surgery to the Asian community of Houston and across the world. He performs Asian plastic surgery for patients desiring specific changes to their natural facial anatomy. These surgical changes are subtle, yet dramatically beautiful, while at the same time preserving the original aesthetic heritage.
Education & Training
Dr. Lee received his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. His post-doctoral education and training includes fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital where he studied pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery. He then completed a 6-year residency at the Baylor College of Medicine where he was selected to attend the prestigious Pediatric and Craniofacial Fellowship program. After, he served as an Assistant Professor at Baylor in the Division of Plastic Surgery.
In addition, Dr. Lee received advanced training in Asian plastic surgery by studying at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Linkou, Taiwan, as well as with several top plastic surgery clinics in Seoul, South Korea. Throughout the years, Dr. Lee has refined his skills to provide stunning outcomes for each and every patient desiring Asian plastic surgery.
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Associatio
Awards and Recognitions
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2016.
Super Doctors®, Published in Rising Stars since 2015.
Best Clinical Paper, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2010.
Outstanding Medical Student in Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2006.
Guest Editor, Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Volume 30, Number 3. August 2016.
Course Instructor, Advanced Surgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital Physician’s Assistant Fellowship Program, 2015 and 2016.
Course Instructor, Advanced Surgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus Physician’s Assistant Program, 2016.
Course Instructor, Microsurgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus Physician’s Assistant Program, 2015.
Guest Editor. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Volume 28, Number 2. May 2014.
Humanitarian & Volunteer Work
In addition to practicing plastic surgery in Houston, Dr. Lee also travels abroad on medical missions worldwide with organizations, such as Operation Smile and Smile Train to help communities in need like Haiti and Cambodia with much needed surgeries. Dr. Lee is fluent in Korean and conversational Spanish.
Dr. Lee's Privileges
Methodist Hospital - Texas Medical Center
Methodist Hospital - West Houston
Methodist Hospital - San Jacinto
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
Memorial Hermann - Memorial City
Memorial Hermann - Pearland
Memorial Hermann - Southwest
Memorial Hermann- Greater Heights Memorial Hermann - Katy
Park Plaza Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital - Texas Medical Center
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital - The Woodlands
Women's Hospital of Texas
Providence North Houston