Fellowship-trained in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Linda Lee is a member of the Mass. Eye and Ear Facial and Cosmetic Surgery Center. She completed medical school at Baylor College of Medicine prior to completing her general surgery intern year at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital and otolaryngology residency at Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School, where she received the Chief Resident Teaching Award. She then went to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to complete her fellowship training. After working on the faculty at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Lee joined the Harvard Medical School faculty and the Mass. Eye and Ear surgical staff in 2013. Now, she is an Instructor in Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School.
In her area of excellence, clinical expertise and innovation, Dr. Lee has written multiple textbook chapters on facial plastic surgery, specifically in the use of facial fillers and non-invasive treatments for aging and rhinoplasty. She has published works describing novel surgical techniques for rhinoplasty and nasal surgery, as well as laser-assisted imaging for facial surgery. On a regional and national level, Dr. Lee has been invited to speak on topics including contemporary techniques in hair transplantation and hair restoration, rhinoplasty, and facial reconstruction. Additionally, she is amongst the faculty of a national course for surgical facial reconstruction.
Dr. Lee’s clinical interests include cosmetic facial treatments, aging face surgery, hair restoration surgery and treatment, cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty, non-invasive facial fillers and treatments for aging faces, and repair of skin cancer defects. Her research interests include surgical techniques and outcomes for hair loss treatments, hair transplants, plasma rich protein (PRP) non-invasive hair restoration treatments, and rhinoplasty/nasal surgery.
A novel technique for sculpting costal cartilage in microtia repair and rhinoplasty. Lee LN, Boahene KD. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2013 Sep-Oct. 15(5):349-51.
Traumatic facial nerve injury. Lee LN, Lyford-Pike S, Boahene KD. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Oct. 46(5):825-39.
A comparison of facial nerve grading systems. Lee LN, Susarla SM, H Hohman M, Henstrom DK, Cheney ML, Hadlock TA. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Mar.70(3):313-6.
Contemporary trends in procedural volume for adult facial trauma, 1996-2006. Lee LN, Bhattacharyya N. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov 7.
Two-step highly selective neurectomy for refractory periocular synkinesis. Hohman MH, Lee LN, Hadlock TA. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jun. 123(6):1385-8.
Surgical site infections after gracilis free flap reconstruction for facial paralysis. Lee LN, Susarla SM, Henstrom DK, Hohman MH, Durand ML, Cheney ML, Hadlock TA. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Aug. 147(2):245-8.
Evaluating the diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis based on clinical guidelines and endoscopy. Bhattacharyya N, Lee LN. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jul. 143(1):147-51.