Gilbert Lee, MD

Gilbert Lee, MD

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 stars from 14 reviews
11515 El Camino Real, Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92130
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Specials and Deals

  • Offer $50 Off on Sculptra
  • Offer $500 Off Mommy Makeover
  • Offer $500 Off Rhinoplasty

Ratings based on 14 reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5.0 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5.0 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4.0 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5.0 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5.0 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5.0 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4.0 out of 5 stars Payment process
5.0 out of 5 stars Wait times

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5 out of 5 stars Restylane

Restylane Under my Eyes Worked Really Well for Me

He is known as top Plastic Surgeon in his field, very knowledgable, answers all your questions, explains the procedures and products he uses very well. Professional staff.

5 out of 5 stars

Face Lift and Tummy Tuck. San Diego, CA

5 out of 5 stars

55 Yrs., No Pictures Until Now - San Diego, CA

Dr. Lee was extremely professional, made me feel very comfortable. He listened to all of my concerns, assured he could help me with them and showing me a 3DImaging of what the end result would look like. The procedure, recovery, pre and post op visits, and outcome were perfect.

5 out of 5 stars Sientra Breast Implants

From A to D with Dr. Lee: 23 Years Old, 5'6", 100lbs / 350cc Sientra Classic Shaped Implants - San Diego, CA

I couldn't be happier with my outcome with Dr. Lee and the professionalism of his staff! I'll be recommending him to anyone who ever asks me about my breast augmentation or is looking for a great plastic surgeon.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

81yr Old with Ruptured Breast Implants - San Diego, CA

Dr Lee is straight forward,generous and caring physician who puts you at ease immediately. He answered all my questions,explained the procedure in detail and the necessary precautions due my age.

5 out of 5 stars

Very Happy with the Result

Dr Lee is definitely an expert who knows what he is doing. He chose the size that fits my expectation, and had a vision of how the result should be. He was recommended to me by a friend of mine, and now I'm recommending him to anyone who wants a better and natural look.

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome! - San Diego, CA

See above. Placement of implants and size are perfectly in scale with my body. He is meticulous and an artist. He called me post op to see how I was doing. He answered all calls and questions pre and post operative promptly. He and his staff are awesome!

5 out of 5 stars

dr lee and staff - Camino, CA

5 out of 5 stars

My Panniculectomy/Breast Reduction - San Diego, CA

If you're considering plastic surgery, then go see Dr. Gilbert Lee. He is THE BEST. His staff is super friendly, helpful & always there to answer all of your questions (trust me, I had plenty & they didn't seem to mind) Cynthia Goldstein

5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Big Difference! - San Diego, CA

I choose Dr. Lee per a suggestion of a good friend, and I am so gald I went to him. I was awake during my procedure, for certain reasons to ensure the best outcome, and he really cared about how I was feeling, and frequently asked how I was. He is honest, informative and careing. So, I came to Dr. Lee for help. I feel confident with him because he is the best. He and his staff are very professional and caring. Dr. Lee was and continues to be honest with me about realsitic outcomes because of my past surgries. He is truthful and informative. Dr. Lee is very caring! I am sooooo very very happy I came to him, and not any other doctor. He really knows what he is doing!!

About Gilbert Lee, MD

Gilbert Lee, MD practices in San Diego at Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lee began participating on RealSelf in 2011, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status. The doctor has 21 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Lee has hospital affiliations at Sharp Rees Stealy.

Consultation Fee

$125. Fee applied to surgery, please mention RealSelf when you call or email the office

Treatments offered at Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa

Blog Posts and Articles

Dr. Gilbert Lee Awarded Top Doc for the 8th Consecutive Year

For the past twenty years, Dr. Gilbert Lee, a respected Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, has helmed Changes Plastic Surgery, a comprehensive center focusing on aesthetic plastic surgery and skin care. For eight consecutive years, he has been lauded by his peers in the San Diego County Medical Society, chosen as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery. "I am thankful to my colleagues for their continued support and affirmation,” says Lee. “I continue my unending pursuit for the perfect...

San Diego Plastic Surgeon Explains Cost of Surgery

Everyone loves a deal. The success of Groupon validates that idiom. But when it comes to plastic surgery getting a “deal” may end up being a bad deal. Gilbert Lee, MD, FACS launched his practice, Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa, in 1994. Superior results, a high level of patient satisfaction and consistent peer recognition as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery has positioned Dr. Lee above many in his field. So what’s the deal with cost? Most patients...

Get Clean with the Dirty Little Secret – Botulinum Toxin A

Get Clean with the Dirty Little Secret – Botulinum Toxin A One of the dirty little secrets of many adults, including men, is the problem of hyperhidrosis of the underarms or "excessive sweating". To those afflicted by this, it can be embarrassing, socially unacceptable and can ruin a shirt almost as soon as it is worn. Patient, Alex Gerba, at Changes Plastic Surgery states, "this treatment has changed my life. It is so worthwhile. I have saved tons of money on...

Fat Grafting Results Improved with Brava Device at Changes Plastic Surgery

Fat Grafting Results Improved with Brava Device at Changes Plastic Surgery Gilbert Lee, M.D., FACS at Changes Plastic Surgery in San Diego, California routinely performs breast reconstruction with augmentation using fat grafting technique. Dr. Lee finds the use of the Brava medical device a vital component of a successful breast augmentation by fat transfer. A recent clinical study featured in the May 2012 issue of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery supports Dr. Lee’s...

Five Methods to Improve Scars at San Diego

Five Methods to Improve Scars at San Diego’s Changes Plastic Surgery A scar is an important and integral part of wound healing and is your body’s natural response to injury of the skin. Some cultures use scar formation as body adornment, intentionally injuring the skin in patterns similar to a tattoo, but defining the design with scar tissue. For some individuals a scar can be a badge of courage; evidence of an event of importance or trauma. For the majority of us,...

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Education / Training

Undergraduate: BA in Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, 1982
Medical: MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 1986
Residency: General Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, 1991
Plastic Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 1993
Hand, Microvascular, and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, 1994

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