Dr. James Lee devotes his efforts to improve the physical appearance and enhancing the self-image of his patients by compassionately providing them with the most meticulous care, in a most comfortable environment. His attention to detail ensures that each intervention is precisely adapted to the needs of each. Dr. Lee is proud to operate a practice that maintains high standards of medical ethics with an emphasis on patient safety.
Dr. James Lee is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and board eligible for the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lee completed his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at McGill University and a minor degree at the Desautels Faculty of Management. He then went on to pursue his medical degree from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He was selected among applicants across Canada for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, at the McGill University Health Center. Upon completed his 5-year specialty training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Lee further advanced his training with a surgical observership in Asian facial aesthetic surgery at the JW Plastic Surgery clinic in the famous Gangnam district in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Lee is affiliated with seven hospitals in and around the Montreal region where he works with trauma patients and patients requiring reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Lee strives for academic excellence and has published extensively in the medical literature. Throughout his training, he has received many honours and awards such as the Dr. Benjamin Shore Prize for the Canadian Plastic Surgery Exam as well as a 1st prize award for Outstanding Resident Teacher. Moreover, he has received significant grants to conduct scientific research. He then went on to complete a master’s degree in the experimental surgery graduate program at McGill University with a concentration in surgical innovation.
Dr. Lee is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Association des Spécialistes en Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique du Québec. He holds an academic position at McGill University as an assistant professor of surgery for the Faculty of Medicine and is involved in teaching medical students and surgical residents. Dr. Lee has also lectured physicians from other specialties on key principles of Plastic Surgery.