Meet Dr. Lee
Dr. Thomas J. Lee is a is a Las Vegas native who has completed both a plastic surgery and general surgery residency training program. He shares the core values and mission statement of VIP Plastic Surgery: to provide advanced techniques and the highest quality care to the patients of Southern Nevada. He applies fundamental surgical knowledge with an aesthetic approach for both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.
Specialties and Services
Dr. Lee performs procedures encompassing the entire body. He offers both primary and revisionary breast surgery, which includes breast augmentation, breast lift, and post mastectomy breast reconstruction. Surgical options for the face include facelift, neck lift and brow lift procedures, implant based facial augmentation, eyelid suregry, scar revisions, and trauma requiring reconstruction of both soft tissue and bone. He also offers many nonsurgical interventions for the face including hyaluronic acid fillers (the Juvederm and Restylane family of products), Sculptra, Botox/Dysport, laser skin treatments, skin peels, and radiofrequency skin tightening treatments.
Dr. Lee has a strong commitment to his patients, so he performs all injectables personally. He has many solutions for body contouring, including procedures for the arms, chest, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs. This includes full body rejuvenation strategies like the mommy makeover and post weight loss patients. He aims to tailor and provide the right combination of treatments to best fit the unique, individual patient.
Education and Training
Dr. Lee earned his bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering, with minor degrees in psychology and economics at the University of California, San Diego. He returned to Nevada to earn his medical doctorate at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He then built his surgical foundation by completing the general surgery residency at the University of Louisville, and he continued on there for his plastic surgery training. Dr. Lee has passion for knowledge and a strong desire to optimize quality of care, which led him to earn a master’s degree in clinical investigation as well.
Achievements and Affiliations
Dr. Lee is a candidate plastic surgeon eligible for board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Additionally, he has board certification in general surgery. He has a commitment for research, and he has published over a dozen manuscripts in multiple journals during his studies on topics including surgical technique, outcomes, and technology. He has also given presentations at scientific medical conferences across the country. Dr. Lee is clinical faculty with the Valley Health System Surgery residency, where he teaches surgery residents core surgery skills.