Dr. Samson Lee

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

dr leeDr. Samson Lee graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and minor in Music Performance in 1994. He then attended Duke University School of Medicine and graduated at the top of his class in 1999. During his tenure he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha society for academic excellence. He also received a highly competitive and prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Student Investigator Award for his research during medical school.

Dr. Lee then completed a general surgery internship at the University of Washington in 2000. This was followed by a year of research in pediatric craniofacial biology as a National Institutes of Health Scholar at the University of Washington. During this year he received research grants from the American Cleft Palate Association and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Following this, he completed an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the University of Washington.

Dr. Lee then went on to complete a year of extensive additional training in facial cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery in California. He completed his fellowship by scoring the 2nd highest board examination score in the nation for facial plastic and reconstructive surgery earning him the Jack P. Anderson Award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Lee’s practice is focused exclusively in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. In addition to performing cosmetic procedures, Dr. Lee has extensive training and experience in facial reconstruction after trauma and skin cancer removal. Additionally, Dr. Lee practices pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery including repair of cleft lip and palate.Dr. Lee is double board certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery as well as cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Lee is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington. He regularly teaches residents facial plastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques at affiliated University of Washington Hospitals.

Dr. Lee sees patients in both the Bellevue and Issaquah offices to serve patients in the greater Seattle area.