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Dr. Richard H Lee

Personal Details

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.

Specialties
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
Other
  • Gender Male
Education & Experience
  • Personal

    Citizenship: United States

    Married

    Children: 3

  • Education

    M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland 1996
    Top Quartile of Class in Percentile Rank

    B.A., University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California 1992
    High Honors and Distinction in General Scholarship

    Diploma, The Andrew P. Hill High School
    San Jose, California 1988
    Valedictorian

  • Postgraduate Training

    Plastic Surgery Fellow
    Department of Surgery
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Chief Resident
    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Senior Assistant Resident
    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Research Fellow
    Department of Surgery
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Junior Assistant Resident
    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Intern
    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Certification

    Board-Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

    Certified, United States Medical Licensing Examination

    Advanced Trauma Life Support
    Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Service Systems

  • Licensure

    The Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance
    Physician License

    The Medical Board of California
    Physician & Surgeon License

  • Hospital Priviledges

    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
    One Hospital Road
    Newport Beach, California 92658

    Newport Beach Surgery Center
    361 Hospital Road, Suite 124
    Newport Beach, California 92663

    Irvine Regional Hospital and Medical Center
    16200 Sand Canyon Avenue
    Irvine, California 92618

    Huntington Beach Hospital
    17772 Beach Blvd.
    Huntington Beach, California 92647

  • Awards/Honors

    First Prize
    Resident Article Contest
    “Blunt Traumatic Craniofacial Injuries: A Comprehensive Analysis”
    The Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma

    Ortho-McNeil Young Investigator Award
    “Inhibition of TNF Attenuates Wound Healing”
    Third Joint Conference of Wound Healing Society and
    European Tissue Repair Society
    Bordeaux, France

    Henry Strong Dennison Research Award
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    The American Heart Association
    Student Research Grant

    Dean’s List
    College of Letters and Science
    University of California, Berkeley

    Alumni Scholar
    University of California, Berkeley

    City of Vienna Prize
    15th Annual International Youth & Music Festival
    First Violinist
    The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
    Vienna, Austria

  • Presentations

    “The Evolution of Craniofacial Trauma: An 11-Year Experience of the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center” (oral)
    American Association of Plastic Surgeons
    78th Annual Meeting
    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    “Nitric Oxide Expression in the Healing Wound: A Time Course Study” (oral)
    Plastic Surgery Research Council
    44th Annual Meeting
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    “Insulin Resistance: A Role in Peripheral Neuropathy?”(poster)
    Plastic Surgery Research Council
    44th Annual Meeting
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    “Insulin Resistance: A Role in Peripheral Neuropathy?” (oral)
    American Society for Peripheral Nerve
    9th Annual Meeting
    Los Angeles, California

    “Inhibition of TNF Attenuates Wound Healing” (oral)
    3rd Joint Meeting of The European Tissue Repair Society and The Wound Healing Society
    Bordeaux, France

    “Incisional Wound Healing in Two Different Strains of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Knock-out (iNOS-KO) Mice” (poster)
    3rd Joint Meeting of The European Tissue Repair Society and The Wound Healing Society
    Bordeaux, France

    “Nitric Oxide in the Healing Wound: A Time Course Study” (oral)
    Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum
    85th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons
    San Francisco, California

    “Comprehensive Analysis of Craniofacial Injuries in
    Motor Vehicle Collisions” (oral)
    Biennial Meeting of The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Publications

    Lee RH. Manson PN. Robertson BC. Evolution of Craniomaxillofacial
    Trauma. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 16(3):283-293.

    Lee RH. Efron DT. Tantry U. Barbul A. Nitric Oxide in the Healing
    Wound: A Time Course Study. Journal of Surgical Research. 101(1):1-5

    Lee RH. Gamble WB. Robertson B. Manson PN. Blunt Traumatic Craniofacial Injuries: A Comprehensive Analysis. The Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma. 6(2):7-16

    Lee RH. Efron DT. Tantry U. Stuelten C. Moldawer LL. Abouhamze A. Barbul A. Inhibition of Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Attenuates Wound Breaking Strength in Rats. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 8(6):547-53

    Lee RH. Dellon AL. Insulin resistance: Does It Play a Role in Peripheral Neuropathy?. Diabetes Care. 22(11):1914-5

    Lee RH. Efron DT. Tantry U. Barbul A. Nitric Oxide in the Healing Wound: A Time Course Study. Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum Volume. L:636-8

    Lee RH. Gamble WB. Robertson B. Manson PN. The MCFONTZL Classification System for Soft-tissue Injuries to the Face. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 103(4):1150-7

    Lee RH. Gamble WB. Mayer MH. Manson PN. Patterns of Facial Laceration from Blunt Trauma. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 99(6):1544-54.

  • Book Chapter

    Lee RH. Tufaro AP. Prosthetic Substitutes in Chest Wall Reconstruction. Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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