Meet Dr. Lee

Dr. Michael J. Lee specializes in refinement and rejuvenation of the face, nose and body. He is a board certified plastic surgeon on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School.

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What do you want in a plastic surgeon?

Dr. Michael J. Lee provides a dedication to excellence and results, individualized care and attention, and access to the latest proven techniques performed in a safe environment. Dr. Michael J. Lee is a board certified plastic surgeon on staff at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago. He specializes in aesthetic and cosmetic surgery of the face, nose and body. Dr. Lee’s most common procedures include Rhinoplasty (Nasal Reshaping), Facelift, Eyelid Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Abdominoplasty and Liposuction.

When you consult with Dr. Michael J. Lee, you will receive the highest quality of care and attention. Dr. Lee’s goal is to make your consultation as informative and comfortable as possible. Surgical procedures are performed with the top notch surgical team of nurses and anesthesiologists at the outpatient surgical center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago. Dr. Lee also customizes your recovery to expedite your healing process.

Each face, nose, breast and body is unique in appearance and anatomy and each Facelift, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Abdominoplasty and Liposuction is also unique. Dr. Lee strives to provide an individualized approach to provide the best possible result and ultimately, the happiest patient.

With the rapid innovations and changes in the latest lasers, dermal fillers, and surgical procedures stressing quick recovery, Dr. Lee provides an all encompassing approach to address both surgical and non-surgical options to provide the right combination that will make patients both happy with results and comfortable with their recovery. Dr. Lee will help make sense of the many options for lasers, creams, and dermal fillers as well as the newest operative techniques and provide candid discussions about the successes and risks of these procedures.

Contact our offices to inquire about our surgical procedures, minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures and lasers. Dr. Lee has patients from downtown Chicago and encompassing all the surrounding suburbs including Evanston, Glenview, Wilmette and Winnekta, as well as Hinsdale, Lake Forest, and Barrington. A growing percentage of Dr. Lee’s practice includes patients from outside the state (such as California and New York) as well as outside the country. Downtown temporary housing is available for recovery.


Rhinoplasty's benefits go far beyond cosmetics, the procedure can improve sleep quality by clearing up the nasal passage; improve oxygen circulation which boosts energy; and boosts confidence! Dr. Michael J. Lee believes that Rhinoplasty is about restoring balance to the overall face and refining the appearance of the nose.

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If you're seeking a resurgance in age and appearance, Dr. Lee's office offers many types of Facelift to address your cosmetic concerns, ranging from sagging cheeks, the neck area, and removing excess skin. The procedure can take years off of your appearance. See to find out if you're a good candidate for the procedure.

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Eyelid Surgery

If you've found yourself developing fat around your lower eyelids, excess skin, or dark circles between the cheeks and eyelids, you may be a good candidate for a blepharoplasty. See if you are seeking a youthful appearance.

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Breast Augmentation

Dr. Lee's individualized approach to Breast Augmentation allows for patients to honestly address their expectations and how he can best serve them. Patients seeking a fuller, curvier silhouette opt for this procedure and quickly have their confidence restored.

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