Dr. Liz Thu Ha Lee, MD

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Dr. Liz Thu Ha Lee, MD

General Surgery | Female

Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP 23920 Katy Fwy Ste 560A, Katy, TX 77494 Get Directions
(713) 772-1200

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Dr. Lee believes in performing minimally invasive procedures to improve recovery time and also incorporates the latest techniques, including single...   Read More

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hernia
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Lung Cancer
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Baylor University

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Baylor University

        Completed in 2006

      • Residency Hospital
        Baylor University

        Completed in 2006

      • Undergraduate School
        Texas A&M University / Main Campus

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • 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
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Lee's Care Philosophy

      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.