Dr. Ken Lee is one of our seven board-certified dermatologists and a specialist in Mohs micrographic and cosmetic laser surgery. Read below to find out more about Dr. Lee's background and expertise.
Dr. Ken K. Lee specializes in all aspects of dermatologic surgery with a special emphasis on Mohs Micrographic Surgery (a precise technique to remove skin cancers), reconstructive surgery, laser and cosmetic surgery. He joined Portland Dermatology Clinic in 2010 after serving 12 years on the faculty at Oregon Health and Science University. During his tenure, he was the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Associate Professor in the Departments of Dermatology, Surgery, and Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Lee received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and medical degree from Cornell University. He completed an internal medicine residency at Stanford University followed by dermatology residency and advanced dermatologic and Mohs Surgery fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University.
Dr. Lee is widely recognized for his expertise on skin cancer, cosmetic, and dermatologic surgery, having presented over 100 lectures at national and international conferences. A renowned researcher, Dr. Lee was the principle investigator of a cancer research project awarded by the National Cancer Institute/National Institute of Health. Dr. Lee was also was a member of both research projects that led to the FDA approval of BOTOX® and Dysport®.
Dr. Lee has held leadership positions in many organizations including serving on the Boards of Directors for the prestigious organizations like the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons. He is the principle author of the textbook Color Atlas of Cutaneous Excisions and Repairs and has written numerous research articles and book chapters. He frequently appears in regional and national media and has been featured as the laser expert in ELLE Magazine.