Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Richard H. Lee
Dr. Richard H. Lee is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Lee graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with high honors. He attended medical school at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was recognized for excellence in clinical research in plastic surgery pertaining to facial injuries. Dr. Lee graduated at the top quartile of his class at Johns Hopkins and began a 7-year residency program in general surgery and plastic surgery at the world renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital.
As a surgical resident, Dr. Lee distinguished himself, winning the prestigious Ortho-McNeil Investigator’s Award with an invitation to present his research at the 13th International Wound Healing Society Symposium in Bordeaux, France. Upon finishing his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Lee established his practice in Newport Beach, California.
Over the past eleven years, Dr. Lee has performed the fine art of plastic surgery in Newport Beach. Dr. Lee specializes in breast, body contouring, and facial plastic surgery, and his passion is to achieve enhanced but natural results.
Notably, Dr. Lee is also a classically trained violinist and has studied at The San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has traveled to the musical capitals of Europe and has performed alongside members of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. (Psalm 112:1)