Dr. Ken Lee, MD

Dr. Ken Lee, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Ken Lee, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1990 and specializes in dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

1414 NW Northrup St Ste 600

Portland, OR 97209

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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very high
more than 94% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 93% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Lee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Ken K. Lee specializes in all aspects of dermatologic surgery with a special emphasis on Mohs Micrographic Surgery (a precise technique to remove skin cancers), reconstructive surgery, laser and cosmetic surgery. He joined Portland Dermatology Clinic in 2010 after serving 12 years on the faculty at Oregon Health and Science University. During his tenure, he was the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Associate Professor in the Departments of Dermatology, Surgery, and Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Lee received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and medical degree from Cornell University. He completed an internal medicine residency at Stanford University followed by dermatology residency and advanced dermatologic and Mohs Surgery fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Lee is widely recognized for his expertise on skin cancer, cosmetic, and dermatologic surgery, having presented over 100 lectures at national and international conferences. A renowned researcher, Dr. Lee was the principle investigator of a cancer research project awarded by the National Cancer Institute/National Institute of Health. Dr. Lee was also was a member of both research projects that led to the FDA approval of BOTOX® and Dysport®. Dr. Lee has held leadership positions in many organizations including serving on the Boards of Directors for the prestigious organizations American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons. He is the principle author of the textbook Color Atlas of Cutaneous Excisions and Repairs and has written numerous research articles and book chapters. He frequently appears in regional and national media and has been featured as the laser expert in ELLE Magazine."


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4  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

13  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
27 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

I have had 3 rounds of Mohs surgery with Dr. Lee. Dr. Lee and his entire staff are so friendly and helpful. As I have spent time there I have had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Lee at length and also his team members. The level of skill and competence is amazing!! I would definitely return...more
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Staff put me at ease and the procedure was explained to me by Dr Lee... first in general and then each step as we went along. My questions and comments were answered as we went along. I was given written directions for post operative care and a follow up appointment was provided for my convenience....more
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Dr. Lee and the staff were efficient, pleasant, attentive, and experts at making a person feel comfortable. Even the soft music played in the background was just as it should be. Most telling for me is the way those in the waiting room shared with each other, talking comfortably and openly, like...more
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Dr. Lee's skill was know to my wife and I since he had treated her for melanoma in the past. When I developed Basal Cell on my ear and needed Mohs there was no question that Dr. Lee was our choice.
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Horrible person! I walked out of the appointment. Rude, condescending. I can't believe this guy is in medicine.
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