Dr. Chen Lee, born in Ontario, received his medical degree at the University of Toronto in 1986. Dr. Lee relocated to Montreal where he was accepted into the highly regarded McGill University General Surgery Residency Program while simultaneously enrolled as a post graduate McGill Master of Science student in Experimental Surgery. After residency training in general surgery and successful completion of the Master of Science program, Dr. Lee pursued and completed his training expertise in Plastic Surgery at McGill University.
In November 1992, Dr. Chen Lee successfully completed his Board Certification in Plastic Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. In addition to his credentials as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr Lee subsequently completed two additional subspecialty training fellowships in Craniofacial Surgery (adult and pediatric) at the University of Toronto.
In 1994, Dr. Chen Lee was recruited by the University of California, San Francisco as an academic plastic surgeon. For 8 years, Dr. Lee dedicated his professional activities to an academic career in advancing and teaching plastic surgery at the prestigious UCSF Medical Center. Dr. Lee has pioneered and popularized his own techniques for minimal access and endoscopic repair of complex facial bone injuries. Numerous scientific studies have earned awards of excellence. Dr. Lee was promoted to Associate Professor in the rigorous and respected "in-residence" academic series at UCSF before returning home to Canada.
In 2002, Dr. Lee returned to Montreal as the newly recruited Chairman of Plastic Surgery at McGill University. After three years as Chairman, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada fully accredited and commended the program for changes instituted by Dr. Lee and his faculty.
Always on the lookout for advanced technology and wishing to offer clinical care of the highest quality, Dr. Chen Lee co-founded his private clinic under the banner "AestheticaMD".
In 2005, Dr. Lee left academic surgery to devote his full attention to the private practice of plastic surgery, where he uses his training and expertise to solve difficult problems of cosmetic surgery of the face, neck and body. Dr. Lee is a perfectionist in everything he does. Cosmetic surgery allows his creativity and passion for harmony and beauty to be fully expressed.
Dr. Lee brings to your care, the unique combination of an unsurpassed, high tech training, cosmetic surgical training and a reputation for artistic sense, balance and proportion that will maximize your aesthetic enhancement and rejuvenation.