Patrick Kevin Lee

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Health Science Clinical Professor, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Vice Chair, Dermatology
School of Medicine


M.D., University of Southern California, 1991

Phone: (949) 824-0606
Email: patrikl1@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
118 Medical Surge 1
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Laser Surgery, Aesthetic Dermatology
Academic Distinctions
Teacher of the Year, UCLA Dermatology - 2003, 2007, 2011, 2013
Teacher of the Year, UC Irvine dermatology - 2001, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2015, 2018
Appointments
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, 2019-present
Director of Dermatologic Surgery, 2016
Associate Residency Program Director, 2016-2019
Publications
Wang A, Grushchak S, Kaul S, Lee PK, Feldman J. Infiltrative Toxicity of Lidocaine in Dermatologic Surgery: Are Current Limits Valid? International J Dermatol. Submitted.

Cox S, Kim DJ, Kelly KM, Lee PK. Ergonomics in Dermatologic Procedures Part 3: Lasers. Dermatol Surg. Submitted.

Juhasz M, Sharma AJ, Lee P, Zachary C, Shive M. Electrosurgery use during post-Mohs micrographic surgery repair and complication rates – how important is a dry field? Dermatolog Surg. Accepted.

Sharma AA, Kim DJ, Avram MR, Lee PK. Ergonomics in Dermatologic Procedures Part 4: Hair Transplantation. Dermatol Surg. Accepted.

Grewal SK, Reddy V, Tomz A, Linos E, Lester J, Lee PK. Skin Cancer in Skin of Color: Gaps in Skin Cancer Prevention Campaigns on Social Media. J Amer Acad Dermatol. In press.

Cox S, Kim DJ, Cohen J, Lee PK. Ergonomics in Dermatologic Procedures Part 2: Injectables. Dermatol Surg. 2021 April 20; Published Ahead of Print

Sharma A, Foulad D, Doan L, Lee P, Atanaskova Mesinkovska N. Mohs Surgery for the treatment of Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma – A Systematic Review. J Dermatolog Treat. 2021 Mar;32(2):157-163

Shive M, Zachary C, Lee P. Virtual Didactics Exchanges to Enhance Trainee Education. J Amer Acad Dermatol. J Amer Acad Dermatol. 2020 Oct;83(4):E301

Pham CT, Thomas LW, Coakley B, Lee P. Treatment of Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome Trichoepitheliomas with Erbium:YAG Laser: A Case Report and Review. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020 Jul;13(7):41-44.

Chan J, Kim DJ, Carley SK, Rotunda AM, Lee PK. Ergonomics in Dermatologic Surgery: Lessons Learned Across Related Specialties and Opportunities for Improvement. Dermatol Surg. 2020 June;46(6):763-772

Hosking A, Chapman L, Zachary C, Smith J, Lee P. Anogenital Examination Practices Among U.S. Dermatology Residents. J Amer Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jan 9. Epub ahead of print

Shive M, Zachary C, Lee P. Moh Play-Doh Please: Using Modeling Clay to Teach Concepts Underlying Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Dec;45(12):1703-1704

Shwe S, Kassira S, Elsensohn A, Lee P. Survey of dermatologists' self-treatment practices. J Amer Acad Dermatol. 2019 October;81(4), Supp 1:AB128

Mo JH, Elsensohn AN, Garcia D, Lee PK, de Feraudy S. Nonhealing Crusted Papule on the Nasal Sidewall. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Oct;45(10):1330-1332

Shwe S, Kassira S, Kim DJ, Elsensohn A, Lee P. How to navigate dermatology care for the uninsured. J Amer Acad Dermatol. 2019 Jun;80(6):1809-1813.

Hou Z, Lee P. The Applications of Medical Tattooing in the Head and Neck Region. Facial Plast Surg 2019;35:256–259

Chapman LW, Amber K, Ortenzio F, Harris RM, Lee PK. Dermatologic Conditions in Pregnancy. In: Butler J, Amin A, Fitzmaurice LE, Kim, C: ObGyn Hospital Medicine: Principles and Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill Education; January 2019.

Deng M, Coakley B, Lawrence N, Lee PK. Approaches to Facial Rejuvenation. In: Kantor J: Dermatologic Surgery. New York: McGraw-Hill Education; April 2018.

Breithaupt A, Lee PK. Flap Classification and Design/Biomechanics of Skin. In: Jiang SB, Ortiz AE: Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery. New Delhi: Jaypee Medical Publishers; February 2018.

Nguyen J, Song E, Liu MA, Lee PK, Truong S. Student loan burden and its impact on career decisions in dermatology. Cutis. 2017 Dec;100(6):436-441

Elsensohn AN, Mo JH, Maly TJ, Lee PK, De Feraudy S. Myoepithelioma of soft tissue with both squamous and adipocytic metaplasia. Amer J Dermatopath. 2017 Aug 3

Korta DZ, Chapman LW, Lee P, Linden K. Splash Safety During Dermatologic Procedures Among US Dermatology Residents. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jul;43(7):934-939

Regula C, Alam M, Behshad R, Glashofer M, Hanke CW, Harmon C, Johnson R, Kent D, Lee P, Lawrence N. Functionality of Patients 75 Years and Older Undergoing Mohs Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jul;43(7):904-910

Brodsky M, Abrouk M, Lee P, Kelly KM. Revisiting the History and Importance of Phototherapy in Dermatology. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 May;153(5):435

Chapman LW, Korta DZ, Lee P, Linden K. Awareness of Surgical Smoke Risks and Safety Practices during Electrosurgery among US Dermatology Residents. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 May 1;153(5):467-468

Chapman LW, Korta DZ, Lee P, Derm Surgery: Danger Zones and Relevant Anatomy. Dermatology World Directions in Residency Boards Fodder, Summer 2017.

Chapman LW, Korta DZ, Lee P, Flaps. Dermatology World Directions in Residency Boards Fodder, Summer 2016.

Hau J, Lee P. Use of the Mohs Moat Technique for Large Cutaneous Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer. Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare. 2015; Vol 19.

Gharavi NM, Rubin AG, Hau JT, Lee PK, Beynet DP. Twist and Snout: A Novel Cartilage Graft Alteration for Repairing a Nasal Alar Defect. Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare. 2014; Vol 18.

Gharavi NM, Breithaupt AD, Lee PK, Lask GP. Soft Tissue Augmentation: A Review. Cosmet Dermatol. 2012; 25:160-166.

Garcia-Zuazaga J, Ke M, Lee P: Giant Keratoacanthoma of the Upper Extremity Treated with Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Case Report and Review of Current Treatment Modalities. J Clin Aesthetic Dermatol 2009; 2(8):22-25

Keller G, Lacombe V, Lee P, Watson J, editors: Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery. New York: Thieme; 2000

Lee PK: Vascular Laser Systems. In: Keller G, Lacombe V, Lee P, Watson J, editors: Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery. New York: Thieme; 2000

Ries WR, Lee PK: Flashlamp-Pumped Pulsed Dye Laser. In: Keller G, Lacombe V, Lee P, Watson J, editors: Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery. New York: Thieme; 2000

Lee PK, Lask GP: Telangiectasias of the Legs. In: Lask GP, Lowe NJ, editors. Lasers in Cutaneous and Cosmetic Surgery. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1999

Lee PK, Hung V, Lask GP: Island Pedicle Flap for Nasal Tip Reconstruction. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24:485

Kelly K, Nelson JS, Milner TE, Anvari B, Lask GP, Lee PK, et al: Nonablative Laser Treatment of Facial Rhytides: United States Phase II Clinical Study. Lasers Surg Med 1998; Supplement 10:38

Lask GP, Lee PK, Seyfsadeh M, et al: Nonablative Laser Treatment of Facial Rhytides. SPIE Proceedings 1997; 2970:338-49

Lee PK, Lask GP: Treatment of Leg Veins by Long Pulse Dye Laser (Sclerolaser). Lasers Surg Med 1997; Supplement 9:40

Lask GP, Elman M, Noren P, Lee PK, Nowfar-Rad M: Hair Removal with the Epitouch Ruby Laser - A Multicenter Study. Lasers Surg Med 1997; Supplement 9: 32

Lee PK, Amron DM, Ashjian AA, Moy RL: IL-1 increases adhesion of sclerosing basal cell carcinoma and normal keratinocytes to fibroblasts. Clin Res 39(1): 82A, February 1991
Professional Societies
Associate Editor, Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy, 2019 - Present
Board of Directors, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2018-Present
Member, Annual Meeting Work Group, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2020-Present
Member, American College of Mohs Surgery Diversity Task Force, 2020-Present
Co-Chair, Wellness and Professionalism Committee, UC Irvine School of Medicine, 2017-Present
President, Board of Directors, California Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2015-16
Board of Directors, California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, 2013-Present
Program Chair, Annual Meeting of California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, 2015
Program Co-Chair, Annual Meeting of California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, 2014
Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 1995-Present
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology, 1995-Present
Fellow, American College of Mohs Surgery, 1998-Present
Fellow, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 1996-Present
Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1997-2010
Fellow, International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, 1998-2007
Fellow, International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 1997-2001
Editorial Board, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2000-2005
Other Experience
Clinical Professor
University of California Los Angeles 1996—2015

Last updated
05/21/2021