Why Choose Dr. Lee

Dr. Raymond Lee is an award winning double board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in facial rejuvenation under local anesthesia. He has been practicing in Orange County for the past 10 years and has performed 4,000 facial rejuvenation procedures under minimal sedation. In his prior nationally based practice, his patient satisfaction scores ranked him consistently #1 in the nation. He is widely known for his special surgical and anesthesia techniques. Now at FACELOGLYMD, Dr. Lee wants you to “Experience Beauty in the most natural way.” Dr. Lee’s does not believe in the old traditional facelift. Over the course of his career he has mastered the art and science of facial rejuvenation with natural results, minimal sedation, and easy recovery. His signature “FACEology LIFT” is the embodiment of all these elements and is what he is widely sought out for.

Why choose Dr. Raymond Lee for your procedure?

  • Voted #1 Cosmetic Surgeon in Orange County by The OC Register
  • One of a select few Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeons in Southern California
  • American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • Fellowship trained in Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Has performed nearly 4,000 facial cosmetic procedures
  • #1 patient satisfaction scores in the nation in his prior national plastic surgery company practice
  • All surgeries performed in an accredited ambulatory surgery center
  • Maintains hospital admitting and surgical privileges for facial plastic surgery (Hospitals only grant surgical privileges to surgeons best trained with proven qualifications and experience. These special privileges further validate your surgeon’s skills and safety record)
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EDUCATION

1996-2000
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Doctor of Medicine
1991-1995
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
1989-1991
The Webb School of California, Claremont, CA


POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

7/05-6/06
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship Physician, Beeson Aesthetic Surgery Institute
Indiana University, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Dermatology
7/01-6/05
The University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Resident, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
6/00-6/01
The University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Intern, Department of Surgery


WORK EXPERIENCE

4/15-present
FACEOLOGYMD, Newport Beach, CA
Founder / Medical Director
Facial Plastic Surgeon
9/06-3/15
Lifestyle Lift – Santa Ana Surgical Center, P.C., Santa Ana, CA
Attending Facial Plastic Surgeon
Mentorship Physician
Physician Advisory Group Member
1995-1996
ZS Associates, Evanston, IL
Business Associate
Performed strategic research for pharmaceutical companies regarding sales force size and structure, sales force geographical deployment and territory design, sales forecasting and pricing. Developed management information systems designed to enhance the performance of sales representatives.


HONOR & AWARDS

Sept 2017
Voted #1 Cosmetic Surgeon by the Orange County Register 24th Annual People’s Choice Award
March 2017
RealSelf 500: Top Social Incluencers in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Medice 2016 Award
Sept. 2016
Voted #1 Cosmetic Surgeon by the Orange County Register 23rd Annual People’s Choice Award
Feb. 2016
RealSelf 100 Top Social Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine
2015
RealSelf TOP DOCTOR Award
2011-14
Lifestyle Lift Gold Patient Satisfaction National Award (Highest patient satisfaction scores in the country based on independent surveys)
June 2003
The Chandler Society Research Scientific Forum Temporal Bone Competition, Junior Resident Winner.
1991-1995
Dean’s List
Gamma Beta Academic Scholarship Recipient
Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society
Gamma Sigma Alpha National Greek Academic Honor Society
The Order of Omega Honorary Society


LICENSURES

April 2006
Medical Board of California License, A94779
May 2005
Indiana State Medical License, 01060705A (Inactive)
June 2005
DEA License renewed and current
May 2005
ACLS / BLS Certification renewed and current


BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

June 2009
Diplomate, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
June 2006
Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology


HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Orange County Global Medical Center, Santa Ana, CA


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2004-Present
Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2002-2008
Member,American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
2006-2007
Orange County Medical Association
2006-2007
California Medical Association


RESEARCH

2005
Project: Using morphing software to teach nasal analysis. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, FL
Mentor: Brian Jewett, M.D.
2002-2004
Project: Employing polymerase chain reaction on sinus tissue to identify atypical bacteria. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Miami, FL
Mentors: Roy Casiano, M.D., Gregory Plano, Ph.D.


PUBLICATIONS

Lee R, Balkany T. “Giant Mastoid Osteoma with Post-operative High-Frequency Sensorineural Hearing Loss” Ear, Nose & Throat Journal. January 2008.

Lee R, Kaza S, Plano G, Casiano R. “The Role of Atypical Bacteria in Chronic Rhinosinusitis.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;133:407-10.

Lee R, Kaza S, Plano G, Casiano R. “The Role of Atypical Bacteria in Chronic Rhinosinusitis.” (Abstract) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;131.

Astor F, Villasuso E, Lee R, Lehman D. “Actinomycotic Thyroid Abscess.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg., 2003;129:461-2.

Lee R, Guzman J, Balkany T. “Giant Mastoid Osteoma with Post-operative High-Frequency Sensorineural Hearing Loss” (Abstract) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg., August, 2003;129.

Villasuso E, Lee R, Astor F. “Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pediatric Thyroid Abscess (Abstract).” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg., August, 2002;128.


NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Surgical Pearls in Level 1 Anesthesia. Lifestyle Lift Annual Clinical Symposium. Las Vegas, NV. June 28, 2013

Office-Based Expedited Rhytidectomy Under Local Anesthesia. Presented at the Annual Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery. Newport Beach, CA. August 9-12, 2007.

Lee R, Kaza S, Plano G, Casiano R. “The Role of Atypical Bacteria in Chronic Rhinosinusitis.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the AAO-HNS, New York, New York, September 19-22, 2004.

Lee R, Guzman J, Balkany T, “Giant Mastoid Osteoma with Post-operative High Frequency Sensorinueral Hearing Loss.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the AAO-HNS, Orlando, Florida, September 21-24, 2003.

Villasuso E, Lee R, Astor F. “Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pediatric Thyroid Abscess.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the AAO-HNS, San Diego, California, September 22-23, 2002.


REGIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Lee R, Younis R. “Use of Topical Mitomycin-C in Pediatric Laryngotracheal Stenosis.” Presented at the Florida Society of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, November 13, 2004.

Lee R, Younis R. “Topical Mitomycin-C: Adjuvant Therapy for Laryngotracheal Stenosis.” Presented at the Triological Society Southern/Middle Section Meeting. Marco Island, Florida, January 8-11, 2004.


LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

FACELIFTING: A review and my technique under local anesthesia and minimal sedation. Grand Rounds Presentation at the UC Irvine Medical Center, Dept of Otolaryngology. Orange, CA. June 29, 2016.

Rhytidectomy: A review and my approach under local anesthesia. Presented at: Facial Plastic Surgery Conference, Department of Otolaryngology, UC Irvine Medical Center. Orange, CA. February 8, 2013.

Facial Plastic Surgery – State of the Art. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). Clarian North Medical Center. Carmel, IN. April 11, 2006.

Management of the Nasal Tip. Indiana University. Department of Otolaryngology. Indianapolis, IN. March 22, 2006.

Advance Suturing Techniques and Soft Tissue Workshop. Coalition for Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana. Beeson Aesthetic Surgery Institute. Carmel, IN, November 19, 2005.

Head and Neck Anatomy Dissection. Purdue University North Central. Westville, IN. November 18, 2005.

Local Anesthetics and Regional Blocks of the Head & Neck. Indiana University. Department of Dermatology. Indianapolis. IN, November 8, 2005.

Laser Symposium. “Lasers: General Principles and Physics.” “Lasers in Cosmetic Surgery.” Indiana University. Department of Dermatology. Carmel, IN. October 29, 2005.

Surgical Instruments and Suture Materials. Indiana University. Department of Dermatology. Indianapolis, IN, September 13, 2005.

Facial Plastics Day, Annual Anatomy of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone. Indianapolis University School of Medicine. Indianapolis, IN, July 11, 2005.

Teaching and Performing Nasal Analysis Using Morphing Software. Presented at the Chandler Society Research Scientific Forum. Duck Key, Florida June 3, 2005.

Topical Mitomycin-C: Applications in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami. Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, March 24, 2005.

Zenker’s Diverticulum. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami. Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, July 15, 2004.

The Role of Atypical Bacteria in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Presented at the Chandler Society Research Scientific Forum. Miami, Florida, June, 2003.

External Laryngeal Trauma. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, May 29, 2003.

Injectable Materials for Facial Rejuvenation. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, February 6, 2003.
http://otolaryngology.med.miami.edu/grandrounds.asp

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, October 17, 2002.

Case Report of a Child with Actinomycosis Thyroiditis. Presented at the Chandler Society Research Scientific Forum. Miami, Florida, June, 2002.

Necrotizing External Otitis. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, March 6, 2002.

Spasmodic Dysphonia. Grand Rounds. The University of Miami, Department of Otolaryngology. Miami, Florida, January 24, 2002.

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