Dr. M Christine Lee, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 56

Dr. Lee
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The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute

370 N Wiget Ln Ste 125 Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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Dr. M Christine Lee, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA. Dr. Lee has more experience with Skin Cancer & Excision and Skin Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus and John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lee to book an appointment.

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Dr. Lee is affiliated with John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center Concord, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lee

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lee treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lee treats other conditions, please contact the office at (925) 528-0117.

Skin Cancer & Excision

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Skin Cancer & Excision specialists.

Dr. Lee is experienced in the area of Skin Cancer & Excision. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Lee
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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Actinic Keratosis
Melanoma
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Skin Conditions

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Dr. Lee is experienced in the area of Skin Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 42 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Lee
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Ringworm
Dermatitis
Hair Loss
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Lee's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Boil
  • Bone Cancer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Collagen Injection
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hair Removal
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Impetigo
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Titan Skin Tightening
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lee

4.3

Based on 46 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (34)
  • Appointment scheduling (33)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (33)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (8)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (8)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (8)
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I saw the reviews of this office and gave them a try. I saw Dr. Lee and was very impressed. She clearly explained everything to me and was the first dermatologist to ever fully explain a certain procedure to me. The staff is very friendly and my appointments have all been very pleasant. I highly recommend them.
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  • Listened & answered questions
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Rosalind Marshall – Jan 25, 2021
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Lovely staff who are helpful, efficient and courteous. The place is well organized and things work like clockwork here. I arrive for my appointments 10-15 min early and the wait is minimal unlike at other dermatologists. On my last visit I wanted to amp up my Accutane dosage and they listened to my needs. Will continue to come back whenever my skin needs some reviving
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Titus Welch – Aug 11, 2020
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I had a great experience with Dr. Lee and her staff. I got two moles removed from my face and neither left a scar. I followed the doctor's instructions and was expecting scarring and she did a terrific job. Dr. Lee and her staff were also very professional.
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Loraine Elba – Aug 04, 2020
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I wanted to get a mole removed from my face and contacted The Skin and Laser Treatment clinic. Scheduling the appointment was easy thanks to the helpful and courteous staff. The doctor was courteous and very competent. Now I like looking at myself in the mirror!! Thanks to everyone at Skin and Laser Treatment clinic.
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Christina Viola – Jul 28, 2020
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There is no other nicer medical office that is as kind as here at The Skin and Laser Treatment! Dr. Lee and her team are very patient and friendly, they make sure to always get me on the schedule when it is most convenient for me. I have also seen so much improvement since I began coming here, I love It here!
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Runte Earl – Jul 20, 2020
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I have to thank Dr. Lee at The Skin and Laser Treatment, she has made my face look so flawless since I began to see her. She has also helped me with my acne scarring, overall this place and Dr. Lee are amazing! Cannot be any more grateful!
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Greenholt Mandi – Jul 14, 2020
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I had a couple moles removed at The Skin and Laser Treatment, the staff is very friendly and scheduling a appointment was very easy. The process was very quick and I did not encounter any pain. Simply a great place to come to remove moles no doubt!
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Balistreri Leonarda – Jul 10, 2020
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Michele from The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute is the best! She seriously has the best experience to do hydro facials. She is the only one I trust with my face, thank you for the great work each and every time!
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Carli Burchill – Jul 03, 2020
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I have been coming to The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute for over a yea now, I recently did a hydro facial and it had amazing results! I left the office feeling 10 years younger, thank you Michele for the great work. I highly recommend this procedure and this institute!
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Luanne Dinan – Jun 20, 2020
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Dr. Lee improved my scars immensely! Prior to Total FX, I had a variety of other treatments performed on me including Affirm, Erbium, Laser Genesis, DermaPen microneedling, Infini radiofrequency microneedling, TCA cross, subcision, and chemical peels. Those made minimal to no changes to my major excised scar and other ones on my face. I almost gave up hope but decided to give lasers one more try. After recovery, I saw that my biggest scar softened up tremendously and other ones blended in with their surroundings. I was pretty much astonished given the lack of success I had previously. I'm writing this review because Dr. Lee has boosted my self esteem tenfold. She has a ton of lasers and knows how to use them unlike many doctors. She also specializes in treating ethnic skin (which I have), and this is highly critical for people to consider. I highly recommend Dr. Lee!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Chris in Walnut Creek – Jun 18, 2019
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Not only has my 84 year old father been going to Dr. Lee for his skin cancers for years, both my sisters and I are making sure we make our yearly visits. Today I did something different. I went to Dr. Lee’s for a facial. Wow, wow, WOW!!! I feel 15 years younger. From a facial! Truly worth going to a skin professional for something most of us go to a day spa for. I can’t wait to schedule my next one.
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CA – Jan 05, 2019
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I would highly recommend Dr. Lee, she is skilled, professional and kind.
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EM – Jan 05, 2019
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I have been a long time patient of Dr. Christine Lee and have received only 5 star service from her and her super friendly professional staff. I have been to plenty of bad doctors where they rush you through the appt, don't answer your questions, and provide terrible quality ineffective service! You seriously get what you pay for. Dr. Lee is the top expert in her field, always on the cutting edge, and you only want the best doctor when it comes to your face and body.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Napa, CA – Apr 10, 2018
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Dr Lee has outstanding knowledge and experience in laser dermatology. She has exposure to the latest lasers and owns an extensive range of the best lasers. As a dermatologist with my own laser practice in the UK, I had the privilege of learning from Dr Lee. Her extensive laser experience allowed her to use the lasers to their optimal effect but always putting safety first. As a result, the patients gained noticeable and dramatic improvement from her treatments.
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ANNE FARRELL in UNITED KINGDOM – Dec 30, 2017
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Dr. Lee is a fantastic dermatologist! Her clinical skills, knowledge, and bedside manner are second to none! I highly recommend her
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FRISCO – Oct 23, 2017
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Dr. Lee did my melanoma surgery in March 2017. Very good doctor, great stuff, well trained PA's. I highly recommend this doctor and both conveniently located offices in Berkeley and in Walnut Creek.
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Elena Stone in Oakland, CA – Aug 29, 2017
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Dr. Christine Lee is such an extra ordinary doctor. She is very comforting and reassuring. Her inspirational words gave me the strength not to fear pain and needles. Words cannot describe how grateful I am that you have a very tender touch. I hardly felt anything when you removed the cyst on my back and the skin tag hanging on my nose. You have a special gift as a surgeon and you did such a phenomenal job. Dr. Christine Lee, you are the best doctor in my books. Your staff are very professional.
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Thelma Kisel in Concord, Ca – May 19, 2017
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Dr. Christine Lee is such a remarkable doctor that I respect and trust. Thank you Dr. Lee for your excellent care and exceptional professional abilities. I appreciate your caring nature and I adore your loving personality. I used to associate the word surgery to misery. After being under your care, I now associate surgery with healthy recovery. Dr. Lee, you approach surgery like an artist and you always take your time to do the job right. Thank you very much for taking care of me.
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Cecilia Tameta in Concord, Ca – May 19, 2017
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I have had such amazing experiences with Dr. Lee. She cares about her patients and takes the extra time listen to them and discuss their skin concerns. I had Mohs surgery for skin cancer that was on my nose. She followed up with lasers to make the scar look better. People are amazed when they see how good it looks. I have also had other laser treatments on my face and so pleased with the results. Dr. Lee is a perfectionist and takes a lot of pride in her work. I highly recommend Dr. Lee.
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Walnut Creek, CA – Jan 27, 2017
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Dr. Lee knows her business. She's extremely knowledgeable and for that reason I feel safe in her hands. I've gone to other offices where I never saw the actual doctor and the results looked it. I always return to Dr. Lee. She does run a no nonsense office that some may be put off by, but I find her pleasant and respect her knowledge.
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Traci in Antioch , CA – Dec 06, 2016
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Care Philosophy

When only world-class skin care will do, you can trust The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute in Walnut Creek, CA. Dr. M. Christine Lee is a Board-certified...Read more

Biography

Dr. Christine Lee at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute is the dermatologist Walnut Creek, CA trusts for extraordinary care. The practice is equipped...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Dermatology

Education

1999
Ucsf Stanford
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Baylor
Residency Hospital
1995
Scipps Clin and Rsch Fdn
Residency Hospital
1994
Mount Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
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Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. M Christine Lee, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. M Christine Lee, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lee frequently treats Skin Cancer & Excision and Skin Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Lee specializes.

Where is Dr. M Christine Lee, MD's office located?

Dr. Lee's office is located at 370 N Wiget Ln Ste 125, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. M Christine Lee, MD speak?

Dr. Lee speaks Chinese, Mandarin and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute

The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute370 N Wiget Ln Ste 125 Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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    • Mon: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lee is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus

Berkeley, CA

59% Patient Experience Rating, 10% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center

Concord, CA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion

San Francisco, CA

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)