Dr. Liz Thu Ha Lee, MD

Dr. Liz Thu Ha Lee, MD

General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Liz Thu Ha Lee, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Baylor University in 2001 and specializes in general surgery.

920 Frostwood Dr Ste 620

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lee "Dr. Lee believes in performing minimally invasive procedures to improve recovery time and also incorporates the latest techniques, including single incision laparoscopic surgery for select patients. In addition, she provides a complete array of breast services which range from state-of-art ultrasound office-based procedures. She also provides high risk genetic counseling/screening and incorporates oncoplastic techniques to allow for the best oncologic and cosmetic outcome possible for patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Lee believes that every patient is unique and individualizes each patient?s overall treatment plan based on their disease process, concurrent medical issues, lifestyle, and personal preference. Dr. Lee speaks fluent Vietnamese and enjoys sharing her faith, meeting new people, golf and reading. In her spare time, she enjoys spending it with her husband, daughter, and twin boys."


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  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • ACGME Core Competencies, 2006
  • Basic science of endovascular therapy, 2006
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies, 2009
  • The impact of anesthetic modality on the outcome of carotid endarterectomy, 2004
  • Use of a Predictive Equation for Diagnosis of Acute Gangrenous Cholecystitis, 2004
  • Immunoneutralization of somatostatin, insulin, and glucagon causes alterations in islet cell secretion in the isolated perfused human pancreas, 2001
  • Procurement of the human pancreas for pancreatic islet transplantation, 2004
  • Hormone replacement therapy and peripheral vascular disease in women, 2004
  • Carotid artery aneurysm: evolution of management over two decades, 2006
  • Gastroschisis and biliary atresia in a neonate: uncommon presentation or common precipitant, 2005
  • Acute arterial thrombosis associated with cocaine abuse, 2004
  • Cell-specific cytotoxicity of human pancreatic adenocarcinoma cells using rat insulin promoter thymidine kinase-directed gene therapy, 2004
  • Anastomotic strategies to improve hemodialysis access patency--a review, 2005
  • Outcomes of VA patients greater than 80 years old after surgical procedures for colon malignancies, 2007
  • Education of the Modern Surgical Resident: Novel Approaches to Learning in the Era of the 80-Hour work week, 2006
  • Increasing incidence of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) – Reconsideration of empiric antibiomicrobial therapy, 2007
  • Rectal cancer patients benefit with the implementation of a dedicated colorectal cancer center in a Veterans’ Affairs Health Care System, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Lee's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Houston, TX
When I found out I had breadt cancer I was afraid and didn't know what to do. My gynecologist recommended Dr. Lee. I am so grateful she did. Dr. Lee was caring and concerned. She gave me excellent care and advice and always comforted me. She performed a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy and did a...more
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in Houston, TX
Dr. Lee is amazing. She is confident, empathetic, thorough, and has great discernment for solution to my medical problems. I had gone to several doctors before to treat my medical problem but it was Dr. Lee who had the right prognosis and was able to treat me correctly and provided me with...more
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in Katy, TX
There is no words to really describe Dr. Lee. She is amazing. I never met a Dr with the faith and care that Dr Lee has. She gave me the peace that I needed one of the most difficult days with out her even knowing that it was a horrible day for me. She takes her time, she explains, she holds your...more
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