Dr. Wai-Yee Li, MD

Dr. Wai-Yee Li, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Wai-Yee Li, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Duarte, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from University Of Birmingham in 1996 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read her story

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
more than 85% of peers
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Li's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Li "I treat patients the same way as I would treat family and friends. I encourage patients to ask questions and I always give them ample time to digest the information I provide. I want patients to be knowledgeable about their surgery and I view this as a partnership. "

10  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Li does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Birmingham, England
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • La County and Usc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of British Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Board Certified With American Board Of Plastic Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2016

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

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What People Say About Dr. Wai-Yee Li, MD
After diagnosed with cancer I was told that I needed to have a mastectomy. Due to the large size of my breast, typical options were not available. Dr. Li recommended the Goldilocks procedure. I chose this procedure and I would highly recommend it. My breast look beautiful and my confidence is...Read More
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Patricia Old in Upland, CA – Jun 13, 2018
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Dr. Li is a not only an amazing surgeon, but a compassionate person. She performed my breast reconstruction after my double mastectomy and made me look and feel better than before. Dr. Li not only has a superb educational and practical background, but she takes personal pride in making sure I...Read More
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Harprit B. in Los Angeles, CA – Sep 24, 2017
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Dr. Li?s surgical and rejuvenation procedures came out beautifully, and required no hospital stay and minimal recovery time. I received a breast reduction with liposuction, and Botox and Juviderm in my face to combat signs of aging. The procedures required minimal downtime, I returned to work...Read More
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Vicki Janaky in North Hollywood, CA – Jan 19, 2016
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Dr. Li is an excellent doctor! she's caring and dedicated to her patients. She has a great personality and makes her patients her priority. I wish there was more doctors like her.
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Eluvia Escobedo in San Bernardino, CA – Jan 06, 2016
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