About Dr. Lee

portait: DR. Charles Lee

The L plastic surgery Vein and Laser Center is a boutique Plastic Surgery practice led by its Director, Charles K. Lee, MD, FACS, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. His background in plastic surgery and microvascular surgery makes him uniquely qualified to treat not only your varicose veins, but your entire body, to enhance form, function, and beauty.

Dr. Lee is a Board Certified (American Board of Plastic Surgery) Plastic Surgeon with expertise in reconstructive microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. He graduated from Washington University-St.Louis with Honors and as a Scholar in the Program in Medicine. He completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Chicago and then went on to complete a fellowship in Microsurgery and Hand Surgery at the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco. He joined the full-time faculty at the Buncke Clinic for 3 years and was on the core clinical faculty at Stanford University.

Dr. Lee is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) and is the Medical Director of Microsurgery and Wound Care at St.Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco. Dr. Lee has been featured on television shows (Discovery Channel, CNN, Channel 7 News, Fox News, etc) and teaching videos, and has presented and published papers nationally and internationally on topics in plastic surgery and microsurgery. He sits on the clinical advisory board to several major medical corporations for his expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Lee is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties in plastic surgery. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

More about Dr. Lee’s Professional Biography:  www.linkedin.com/in/lplasticsurgery

Why choose Dr. Lee to treat your Varicose Veins?

Dr. Lee has extensive experience in soft tissue (skin) surgery and microvascular surgery. He has performed thousands of microvascular surgical procedures for blood vessels, perforators, and free tissue transfers. As a microvascular surgeon, he has the technical expertise to perform all of the required, delicate maneuvers to treat your veins effectively. Not all vein doctors are surgeons (check their credentials) – few are plastic surgeons, and even fewer, have microvascular surgical expertise. Dr. Lee is the Director of Microsurgery & Wound Care Center at St.Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, and will be able to treat your legs from spider and varicose veins to the most complex venous stasis wounds that have been recalcitrant to healing. He will be able to direct your treatment for beauty, function, and longevity.