Dr. Edward Lee — Houston Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Meet Dr. Edward Lee

Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward I. Lee, serves hundreds of men, women, and children every year at his Nuveau Plastic Surgery practice in Houston, TX. Dr. Lee is an experienced and highly-skilled surgeon, having completed numerous years of specialty training in the areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He was recognized with an esteemed teaching award in 2016 from Baylor College of Medicine's Division of Plastic Surgery, earned a spot on Rising Star's "Super Doctor®" list since 2015 and was named as one of Houston's Top Doctors by H Texas magazine since 2017. Dr. Lee is a world-renowned lecturer, presenter, and researcher in the plastic and reconstructive surgery field and performs plastic surgeries around the world. As a respected member of the medical community, Dr. Lee pursued his personal dream, and opened his own private practice in the spring of 2016. You can visit our office to learn more about the best Botox & facial plastic surgery in Houston, TX.

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Skills & Specialties

Having trained in some of the top medical school and facilities in the nation, including Texas Medical Center, CHI-St. Luke’s, MD Anderson, and The Methodist Hospital, Dr. Lee gained extensive experience and specialty skills in a variety of plastic surgery techniques. He performs the latest nonsurgical rejuvenation procedures, such as BOTOX and fillers, various laser treatments, CoolSculpting and Ultherapy. He performs craniofacial reconstructions, facelifts, upper and lower blepharoplasty, brow lift, and rhinoplasty for facial rejuvenation. In addition, he creates gorgeous, natural results with breast augmentation and breast lift surgery, as well as body contouring, such as liposuction, abdominoplasty, Brazilian butt lift and mommy makeovers. In addition, Dr. Lee offers a unique form of plastic surgery to the Asian community of Houston and across the world. He performs Asian plastic surgery for patients desiring specific changes to their natural facial anatomy. These surgical changes are subtle, yet dramatically beautiful, while at the same time preserving the original aesthetic heritage.

Education & Training

Dr. Lee received his Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. His post-doctoral education and training includes a 6-year residency at the Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top plastic surgery residency program in the country. He then completed an additional craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He was then invited to serve as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

In addition, Dr. Lee received advanced training in Asian plastic surgery by studying at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Linkou, Taiwan, as well as several top plastic surgery clinics in Seoul, South Korea. Throughout the years, Dr. Lee has refined his skills to provide stunning outcomes for each and every patient desiring Asian plastic surgery in Houston Tx.

Professional Memberships

American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery

American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association

Awards and Recognitions


Houston's Top Doctors, Published in H Texas magazine since 2017.

Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2016.

Super Doctors®, Published in Rising Stars since 2015.

Best Clinical Paper, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2010.

Outstanding Medical Student in Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2006.


Guest Editor, Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Volume 30, Number 3. August 2016.

Course Instructor, Advanced Surgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital Physician’s Assistant Fellowship Program, 2015 and 2016.

Course Instructor, Advanced Surgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus Physician’s Assistant Program, 2016.

Course Instructor, Microsurgical Techniques, Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus Physician’s Assistant Program, 2015.

Guest Editor. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Volume 28, Number 2. May 2014.

Humanitarian & Volunteer Work

In addition to practicing plastic surgery in Houston, TX Dr. Lee also travels abroad on medical missions worldwide with organizations, such as Operation Smile and Smile Train to help communities in need like Haiti and Cambodia with much needed surgeries. Dr. Lee is fluent in Korean and conversational Spanish.

Dr. Lee's Privileges


Methodist Hospital - Texas Medical Center

Methodist Hospital - West Houston

Methodist Hospital - San Jacinto

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

Memorial Hermann - Memorial City

Memorial Hermann - Pearland

Memorial Hermann - Southwest

Memorial Hermann- Greater Heights Memorial Hermann - Katy

Park Plaza Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital - Texas Medical Center

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital - The Woodlands

Women's Hospital of Texas

Surgery Centers

Advanced Diagnostics

First Street

Hermann Drive

Providence North Houston

Medical Privileges


"Dr. Lee is very personable! He is always very thoughtful and kind. If you are looking to get a procedure done, he will be able to kindly guide you through the process. Very seldom do you meet a doctor who is as considerate and relational as Dr. Lee!"



"Very welcoming place."



"Nuveau if great. Randy is talented and personable. My procedure was well explained and well executed. So glad to have discovered Nuveau."



"My daughter had a laceration on her hand and Dr. Lee got her in quickly. He was very knowledgeable, professional, and provided an excellent level of care."



"I saw Dr. Lee for a scar left by a surgical procedure. He was able to treat the area with an out-patient procedure, and the results are beyond what I expected. He’s a skilled professional and he takes your outcome seriously."



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