Dr. David Lee, MD

Dr. David Lee, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
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38 y/o
(37)

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Dr. David Lee, MD is a dermatologist in Damascus, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Damascus Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center

26215 Ridge Rd

Damascus, MD 20872
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Priority Partners
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lee performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Lee's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. David Alvin Lee is a dermatologist in Damascus, MD and has been practicing for 12 years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. David Lee is a Montgomery County, Maryland native and a graduate of Walt Whitman High School. He completed his undergraduate study at Cornell University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual degree in Chemistry and Economics. He then went on to medical school in New York City at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Lee graduated within the top ten of his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. During his time at Columbia, he also completed a one-year clinical research fellowship in melanoma genetics in the Columbia University Department of Dermatology. Dr. Lee began his post-graduate medical training with a multi-disciplined transitional internship at Georgetown Universitys INOVA Fairfax Hospital. He then returned to Maryland and completed his dermatology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was selected to be the chief resident in dermatology. Dr. Lee is a fully board certified Dermatologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. Following his residency, Dr. Lee completed a Procedural Dermatology Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at The State University of New York Downstate School of Medicine where he trained directly with the former President of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Daniel Siegel.In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Lee continues to be very active in medical research. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in major medical journals including The New England Journal of Medicine."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
37 total reviews (33 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (33)

After changing to Dr.Lee from an other dermatologist, Dr. Lee thoroughly examined my skin and discovered several spots that the previous doctor hadn't treated. I have had and will continue to develop actinic kerotosis (pre-cancerous) and other cancerous skin ailments because I am very pale. I am...more
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I've been going to Dr. Lee for the past 3 years. I have been very pleased with my care and follow up visits. I chose him on the recommendation of my primary care physician.
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I have been under the care of Dr. Lee for several years now as I am prone to skin cancer. Dr. Lee is by far the best dermatologist that I have been to He is a kind and considerate man who takes the time to listen to what you say and address any concerns. His staff is always friendly and...more
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Dr. Lee has seen my husband, myself and my toddler daughter. He has always taken the time to ensure we all feel comfortable with our concerns. There is never a wait time, you are in and out quickly and he always follows up to be sure you are doing well after a procedure. He showed tremendous...more
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My family has been going to Dr. Lee for years for both traditional dermatology services and cosmetic. He is extremely professional, honest and proficient. We originally started with Dr. Lee because he saved a friends life by diagnosing and treating a Melanoma. He is also especially talented on the...more
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