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Wendy Lee, MD, MS

oculoplastic surgery
Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, FL

I find it invigorating to be in the aesthetics and ophthalmology environment, where challenge is never in paucity and achievement is exhilarating

Professional Statement

Wendy W. Lee, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, specializes in oculoplastic surgery with a special interest in aesthetic surgery. Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a master of science degree in physiology from Georgetown University. She completed both her residency and internship at her medical school alma mater, and a fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Lee treats an extraordinarily broad spectrum of oculoplastic disorders, including eyelid cancers, trauma, tearing disorders, eyelid malpositions, orbital tumors, and infection and inflammation of the lids and orbit. In addition, Dr. Lee provides the full range of services offered at the Institute’s Aesthetic Center, including blepharoptosis surgery; blepharoplasty of the upper and lower lids; brow and forehead lifts; and non-surgical cosmetic enhancements including Botox treatments, dermal fillers, and photorejuvenation. She also performs laser skin resurfacing to rejuvenate the face, neck, hands and eyelids. Dr. Lee dedicates time to the teaching of residents and fellows. As well she lectures around the nation on oculoplastic disorders and aesthetic treatments as related to the eye. She has been featured on CNN for her charitable work on patients flown in from other nations and more recently was featured on NBC for a segment on ‘Fraxel of the Eyelids’.






Bascom Palmer Eye Institute900 Northwest 17th Street, #4 FLMiami, FL 33136

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    UMHC - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Oculoplastic Surgeon

  • Residency


    Tulane Medical Center

  • Undergraduate School

    University of California-Santa Barbara


  • Graduate School

    Tulane University School of Medicine


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • JFK Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida

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