Dr. Charles Lee, MD

Dr. Charles Lee, MD

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Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Charles Lee, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

L Plastic Surgery

2250 Hayes St Ste 508

San Francisco, CA 94117
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Varicose Vein Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Varicose Veins
high
more than 87% of peers
Burn Injuries
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Charles K. Lee is a Board Certified (American Board of Plastic Surgery) plastic surgeon with expertise in reconstructive microsurgery and aesthetic surgery. He graduated from Washington University-St.Louis with Honors and as a Scholar in the Program in Medicine. He completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Chicago and then went on to complete a fellowship in Microsurgery and Hand Surgery at the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco. He has been on the full time staff at the Buncke Clinic, clinical faculty at Stanford University, and currently serves on the clinical faculty at the UCSF Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Lee is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) and is the Chief of Plastic Surgery and Director of Microsurgery and the Advanced Wound Healing Center at St.Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco. Dr. Lee has been featured on television shows and teaching videos, and has presented and published papers internationally on topics in plastic surgery and microsurgery. He sits on the clinical advisory board to several major medical corporations for his expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lee is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties in plastic surgery. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons, where he is a Fellow of the College. Dr. Lee has been in practice since 2003 and brings over a decade of experience, trust, and expertise. His commitment to patient care with outstanding results and technique, have made him the recipient of numerous awards both local and national. Patients have come from as far away as Hawaii and New York, Europe and Asia, to seek his expertise. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Excellence in plastic and reconstructive surgery that is indivdualized, compassionate, in the pursuit of natural form and function."

5  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

47  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington University College Of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Microsurgery and Hand Surgery At The Buncke Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008-2010
  • Top Surgeon, 2007-2010
  • Bay Area Best Physicians, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.7

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
86.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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1 Star
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