Linda N. Lee, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School


Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-4105
Fax: 617-573-3727



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.

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.

Selected Publications:

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.
PMID: 23765037

Traumatic facial nerve injury. Lee LN, Lyford-Pike S, Boahene KD. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Oct. 46(5):825-39.
PMID: 24138740

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.
PMID: 23241802

Contemporary trends in procedural volume for adult facial trauma, 1996-2006. Lee LN, Bhattacharyya N. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov 7.
PMID: 22063732

Two-step highly selective neurectomy for refractory periocular synkinesis. Hohman MH, Lee LN, Hadlock TA. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jun. 123(6):1385-8.
PMID: 23315713

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.
PMID: 22496103

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.
PMID: 20620634



  • Baylor College of Medicine, M.D.


  • Harvard Medical School (General Surgery)


  • Harvard Medical School (Otolaryngology)


  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine