Dr. Edward Lee

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Professional Memberships
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association
  • 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
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

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.

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.

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.

Awards & 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.

CHI St. Luke's Hospital

Catholic Health Initiative (CHI) St. Luke’s Health – Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is a Texas Medical Center affiliate that includes 3 medical facilities and several other academic clinics. Founded in 1954, the hospital features more than 800 patient beds and offers exceptional adult and pediatric emergency care. Known for its groundbreaking cardiovascular research and services, they are distinguished as one of the "Best Hospitals" and "Top 10 Centers" for cardiology by U.S. News & World Report. With their large medical staff with exceptional skills, not only do they provide excellent health care at their facility, but to their community as well. Their medical teams frequently host organized events to educate and inform their local Houston neighborhood on current health issues. To learn more, visit chistlukeshealth.org/baylorstlukes


St. Luke’s Health – The Woodlands Hospital provides excellent health care and specializes in heart, neurology, and sports medicine services. As a primary and secondary hospital, their facility is equipped with more than 230 beds and 700 medically trained staff. They have served the North Harris and Montgomery counties of Houston since 2003. Within such a short time frame, Woodlands Hospital has received many awards and distinctions that validate their outstanding health care. Visit chistlukeshealth.org to learn more.

CHI St. Luke's Health

6720 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston Methodist Hospital (Texas Medical Center) is the leading health facility of the Houston Methodist network, and offers both primary and acute health care. They specialize and offer services in cancer, cardiovascular, neurology, orthopedics, and transplant procedures. As one of the largest hospitals within their network, Houston Methodist Hospital is equipped with more than 1,000 patient beds, 67 operating rooms with state-of-the-art technology, and 6,000 employees. With such a large facility and highly-trained medical staff, they provide outstanding and compassionate patient care. Please visit houstonmethodist.org/locations/texas-medical-center to learn more.


As a full-service acute facility, Houston Methodist West Hospital offers excellent health care to the Houston and Katy, TX area. The hospital, where Dr. Lee is proud to have medical privileges, features a spacious emergency room, comprehensive cancer center, childbirth center, high-end imaging and outpatient rehabilitation services. With over 180 beds, this growing facility offers intimate and quality health care. Their highly trained medical staff are dedicated in providing patients with the education, resources, support, and care they need to make optimal health choices. To learn more, visit, houstonmethodist.org/locations/katy-west.

Houston Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030

Memorial Hermann Hospital

Memorial Hermann City Hospital – Texas Medical Center was founded nearly a century ago and has established itself as one of the leading plastic surgery hospitals in the Houston, TX area. Since it was the first hospital built in the Houston Medical District, it has set exceptional standards and continues to make new advancements in the medical field. They specialize in neuroscience, orthopedics, women’s health, and more. Their facility features a full-service emergency room, trauma care unit, helipad, gift shop, restaurants, and more. To learn more, visit, memorialhermann.org/locations/texas-medical-center.


Memorial Hermann – Memorial City Medical Center has been serving the west Houston area with quality health care since 1971. The hospital offers specialty care and advanced services in digestive health, diabetes, cardiology, women’s care, pediatrics, and more. Year-after-year, Memorial City is recognized as as one of the top-ranking hospitals in the Greater Houston area and the United States. Their facility features more than 400 patient beds, a designated women and pediatrics unit, and an orthopedics center. Another unique feature is their International patient program that aims to provide exemplary clinical services to all their international patients. To learn more, visit, memorialhermann.org/locations/memorial-city.


Memorial Hermann – Sugar Land Hospital is an acute-care facility that serves the Greater Houston area and Fort Bend County. The Memorial Hermann Hospital includes multiple cares specializing in alcohol and drug rehabilitation, pediatric care, robotic surgery, occupational therapy, sleep study center, and wound care clinic. The main hospital features nearly 150 patient beds with high-end amenities like free Wi-Fi to make their stay more pleasant. With their advanced technology and professional medical staff, they provide compassionate and quality health care to all their patients. To learn more, visit, memorialhermann.org/locations/sugar-land.


Dr. Lee also holds privileges at the following Memorial Hermann locations:

  • Memorial Hermann - Pearland
  • Memorial Hermann - Southwest
  • Memorial Hermann- Greater Heights
  • Memorial Hermann - Katy
Memorial Hermann Hospital TMC

6411 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030

Woman's Hospital of Texas

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is an HCA-affiliated hospital in the central Houston, TX area that provides specialty care for women and newborns. The facility features nearly 400 beds, a neonatal intensive care unit, gift shop, and pharmacy. They also offer amenities such as professional baby photography (for a new family's convenience), private suites, and luxury bedside spa services to further assist in healing and rejuvenation. With more than 600 board-certified physicians and medical staff, the Woman’s Hospital of Texas provides exceptional care in gynecology, pregnancy, breast health, and more. To learn more, visit, womanshospital.com.

Woman's Hospital of Texas

7600 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77054

Park Plaza Hospital
About Park Plaza Hospital

Park Plaza Hospital, is a full-service hospital located near the Texas Medical Center in downtown Houston, TX. The facility features nearly 160 beds, an emergency room, and an out-patient rehabilitation center. They offer specialty education and programs in senior care, weight loss, cardiology, orthopedics, and urology. With their expert staff and high-quality service, Park Plaza Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostics services, advanced imaging, and more. Their mission is to serve their patients and community with integrity and dedication. Dr. Edward I. Lee is pleased to hold privileges at this prime-level facility. To learn more, visit, parkplazahospital.com/en-US/Pages/default.aspx.

Park Plaza Hospital

1313 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004

St. Joseph Medial Center
About St. Joseph Medical Center

St. Joseph Medical Center is an acute care hospital that has been serving the Houston, TX area since 1887. With more than 100 years of service, St. Joseph Medical Center has greatly benefited the local community and continues to provide comprehensive health services that advance patient health. Their highly-esteemed doctors, nurses, and medical administration work together to make patient care their top-priority. They have built an excellent reputation for providing award-winning clinical care in cancer care, behavioral health, neurosurgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, and more. Dr. Edward I. Lee is so appreciative to hold privileges at this high-level facility that has such a rich history. To learn more, visit, sjmctx.com.

St. Joseph Medical Center

1401 St Joseph Pkwy, Houston, TX 77002