Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD

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Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD
Dr. Lee Edstrom, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Providence, RI. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 48 years. Dr. Edstrom is affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital.

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Dr. Edstrom's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Edstrom's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
RI |
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 my tip. Needless to say I found a surgeon in Boston who SPECIALIZES in rhinoplasty, not dabbles in everything like Edstrom. 5.5 hours later in surgery and I have the most amazing nose and I can breathe.
in Cumberland, RI |
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 him. He knows his stuff, and explains it well. His surgical assistant is tops. The office staff is efficient and helpful.
West Warwick |
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 of surgery until I was no longer having a problem. Three months that I could not shower fully or feel normal in life. My scars are so ugly from the infection. Horrible experience.
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Dr. Edstrom's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Edstrom's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Rhode Island not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1969

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Clinical Cancer At Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair