Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD

Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in plastic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

235 Plain St Ste 501

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Reduction
more than 62% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
more than 50% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 47% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edstrom "As a plastic surgeon I am passionately devoted to helping people and to provide a comfortable environment to seek help for their problems. Whether it's a crushed hand or a cosmetic problem, my patients all get my personal, close and caring attention."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Trigger Finger

33  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Clinical Cancer at Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edstrom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edstrom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edstrom to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Edstrom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

As a child with spina bifida I had terrible pressure sores on my feet. Dr. Edstrom slapped skin grafts over the surfaces, repeatedly, which always failed since the inside was still a hole and sometimes infected. It was awful having flaps of skin removed from my hips and thighs, with all the pain...more
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I almost so so disappointed with my breast reduction dr edstrom did on me. As are the other 4 women i referred. He left my areolas extremely high and not round at all they are oval. He also told me he wouldn’t do a lollipop incision and did the anchor when i was under I Ann so incredibly...more
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Had rhinoplasty years ago. He did an awful job! 15 years later I find out he compromised my septum and created a deviated septum that I did not have before surgery. I know this for a fact because I saw an ENT before meeting Edstrom. He lifted my tip way too high and I had cartilage poking out of...more
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I was at first put off by the negative reviews, but Dr. Edstrom came so highly recommended from a well-known hand surgeon that I decided to trust the surgeon. I can not be more pleased with the result. Attentive, knowledgeable, disciplined, and clear, Dr. Edstrom is the best. I highly recommend...more
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Had breast reduction. My scars weren't closing and kept getting worse and bigger. Every time I went to him he said it would get better. It just got worse. My GP gave me an ointment and when I returned to Edstrom he had NEVER HEARD OF IT. It took exactly three months for my skin to heal from the day...more
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