Dr. Gilbert Lee, MD

Dr. Gilbert Lee, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Gilbert Lee, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, general surgery, and more.

11515 El Camino Real Ste 150

San Diego, CA 92130

Contact Information

(858) 720-1440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Ptosis
very high
more than 88% of peers
Nipple Reconstruction
more than 44% of peers
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
more than 36% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Combining art and the science of plastic surgery with the latest surgical techniques, equipment and advances in medicine to provide each patient a unique, personally-tailored and satisfying outcome."


  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Wrinkles



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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.


  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Teacher of the Year/Meritorious Service Award, UCSD Plastic Surgery, 1999-2000
  • Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery, 2007-2012
  • Presidential Who's Who Among Business and Professional Achievers, 2010
  • Readers Choice: Best Plastic Surgery Practice in San Diego; Voted Best by Rancho Santa Fe Review and affiliate newspapers, 2010-2012
  • Cityvoter A-List Top Five Medical Spa, 2012
  • Vitals Patients Choice Award - National Recognition Award based on patient reviews, 2008-2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
based on 26 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in San Diego, CA
Dr. Lee performed miracle facial reconstructive plastic surgery and I am so thankful to him for making me happy again?? You can see Dr. Lee has his heart and mind dedicated to having wonderful outcomes for his patients?? And of course his supporting staff of amazing women, who make you feel right...more
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in Carmel Valley
I couldn't be happier with my results with My Mommy Makeover. Dr. Lee truly has gifted hands. I had a full tummy tuck, with breast augmentation & Lipo to the flanks, & fat graphing to my Tear troughs. Made me look less tired & gave me 10years back! I can't wait for my results from other...more
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in Miami, FL
This was my third visit to get juvederm in my lips with a specialist at Changes. After one syringe my lips were looking quite uneven, so I agreed to do a second to get them even. Within days it was so uneven, all the product was put in one side. After 4 weeks now they're still SO uneven. To my...more
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in San Diego, CA
I really enjoyed my whole experience at Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa. The office staff and nurses are gregarious and very accommodating. Dr. Lee exudes professionalism and never seemed too busy to give me all the time I needed to ask questions. Dr. Lee truly loves his job and helping others. Thank...more
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in National City, CA
This review is long overdue, as I have been a patient of Dr. Lee's for many years. I had many plastic surgery opinions for the procedures I needed done, and, by far, I felt the most comfortable in Dr. Lee's hands. I could not be more than happy with my results. Everything looks amazing. I am...more
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