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Patrick Lee, MD

Patrick K. Lee, MD


Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Dermatology

Clinical Interests

Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatologic surgery, aesthetic dermatology, cutaneous laser therapy, skin cancer reconstruction

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  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology - General
  • American Board of Dermatology, Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery -Sub Specialty
  • English
Medical School
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterInternal Medicine
UCLA School of MedicineDermatology
Harbor-UCLA and UCLAMohs micrographic and laser surgery
Professional Positions
  • Professor and Vice Chair — Department of Dermatology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director, Dermatologic Surgery — Department of Dermatology, UCI School of Medicine 
  • Fellow — American Academy of Dermatology
  • Fellow — American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Fellow — American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Diplomate — American Board of Dermatology
  • Member — Board of Directors, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member — Board of Directors, California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
  • Associate Editor — Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2005, 2017-2023
More Information

Dr. Patrick K. Lee is a board-certified UCI Health dermatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all skin conditions and disorders, including laser therapy, Mohs micrographic surgery, skin cancer reconstruction and aesthetic dermatology.

He earned his medical degree at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, University of Southern California followed by an internal medicine internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He completed a residency in dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and laser surgery at UCLA and Harbor-UCLA medical centers.

Lee's research interests include Mohs micrographic surgery as well as laser and reconstructive surgery. He is the author or co-author of more than three dozen articles in prominent journals and serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy.

He sees patients in Irvine and Costa Mesa.

UCI Health — Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-824-0606
Fax: 844-965-9446
UCI Health Dermatology Center
850 Health Sciences Road, 2nd floor
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-0606
Fax: 949-824-1461