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.
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.
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, 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
Providence North Houston
"What an amazing experience!"
"I had major reconstructive surgery as part of a procedure for cancer of the face and mouth. Dr. Lee was brought in to do the facial rebuild, which was extensive. I was asleep for most of his work but the post-op care was exemplary. He was warm, knowledgeable, explained everything and even met me at the clinic rather than have me come, much more inconveniently, to his office at the hospital."
"My son has been under Dr. Lee's care twice now. He has always been an amazing Dr. And cares for his patients like none other Ive seen before. He is very knowledgable and never pushes your questions or concerns to the back burner. My child was diagnosed with cleft lip in utero at 16 weeks. Today at almost 2 years of age, you cannot tell he has ever had an issue, not surgery. I highly recommend Dr. Lee for plastic surgery."
"Our daughter has been under Dr. Lee's care since she was born at TCH in 2013.From the first time we met Dr. Lee in the NICU, we have been nothing but impressed by him.From His knowledge as a physician and his bedside manner to his communication with us all- he's always been EXCEPTIONAL. He has always been available to help and continue to follow her despite her being released. He truly cares about his patients in a way I've never seen. Worth traveling any distance to see him-even 800 miles from"
"I met Dr. Lee in an after hours emergency room visit when my young son had an injury to his face. Dr. Lee had to be called into the office to help, arriving quickly even though it was late at night. Dr. Lee went out of his way to put my child and myself and ease and very carefully and skillfully repaired the injury on my child's face. He was also readily available for follow up instruction/care both during and after regular office hours. I highly recommend Dr. Lee!"
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