Dr. Kenneth Lee

Surgery - Plastics
Orlando, FL
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Orlando, FL

Address

624 Avalon Blvd, Orlando, FL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Humana

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando

Orlando, FL

About

Bio

Kenneth R. Lee, MD, FACS is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with the MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando's Department of Surgery and the Breast Care Center at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He is dual board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Lee received his college and medical school degree as part of the prestigious Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine BS/MD program, graduating cum laude with his bachelor of science degree. He then completed a five year general surgery residency with Orlando Health, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. While at ORMC, Dr. Lee served as an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, educating other physicians about the management of trauma patients; and he worked as an organ procurement surgeon with the transplant team. He was featured in The Learning Channel's "Trauma: Life in the ER" series. Dr. Lee completed a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of South Florida/ H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute Program. Additionally, he served as Administrative Chief Resident for three years while in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Lee specializes in complex reconstruction of oncological and traumatic defects in adults and pediatric patients. His expertise includes microvascular reconstruction, breast reconstruction with perforator free flaps, head and neck reconstruction, pediatric plastic surgery and aesthetic surgery. He serves as faculty with the position of Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery with Florida State College of Medicine. He also teaches within the Medical Education Department for the general surgery and orthopedic residencies. He The author of many publications and a book chapter, Dr. Lee presented widely and nationally on breast reconstruction.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Surgery - Plastics

Plastic Surgery

Surgery

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

206 Answers
79 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Maybe: There is a new technique we offer that uses microsurgery to transfer lymph nodes from one area to a draining basin that has been injured. This has be... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Increased risk?: The are several risk factors for the development of cancer.. Environmental exposures (asbestos), tobacco or alcohol abuse, and genetics all play major... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Hair: The are many reasons for alopecia. Medical reasons include certain medications, hyperthyroid conditions, and stress related. Some forms of alopecia ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Highly unlikely: Highly unlikely. Higher risk factors for intraoral carcinomas and head/neck cancers include tobacco products, alcohol abuse, and hpv virus. See your ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Breast pain: Mastodynia or breast pain can have variety of causes. Most commonly, hormone fluctuations can cause pain. Fibrocystic disease can also be painful an... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Should be: There are two kinds of "plastic surgery". Reconstructive and cosmetic/aesthetic surgery. Both of these types of procedures should become part of you... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Complex issue: Immediately see your doctor to diagnose this complicated issue. Your physician may send you to see a neurologist.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Swollen lymph glands: Swollen lymph glands are equivalent to lymphadenopathy. This is normally a body's response to infection. Even a common cold or tooth infection can c... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Drug reactions: Any drug can cause a reaction. Flushing sounds like a drug allergy. If you are breathing ok and feel ok other than the flushing it should pass. How... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Facial mass: Masses of the head and neck need to be checked out by your primary care doctor. This could be anything from a lymph node to a parotid gland mass to a... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Breast rash: Breast rashes need to be examined by a physician. Is it over the breast itself? Over the nipple aerolar area? They can be from a typical dermatitis ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
ER: Go immediately to the emergency department. Many dog medicines are made of the same ingredients as human meds but this situation warrants a trip to t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer normally presents with a mass that is biopsied to show cancer. Advanced cancer can affect the recurrent laryngeal nerve to change your... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Necrotic : Wounds can become black if the edges have died and are now "necrotic". This mean that this wound has lost it's blood supply entirely. See your wound... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Pressure wounds: Pressure wounds are all about pressure off loading. Alleviation of the pressure / decreased blood flow is the key. Therefore environmental modificat... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Can be good: Most lymphedema can be improved with physical therapy/compression. There is a new technique of lymph node transfer that can dramatically improve cert... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Similar : Breast reconstruction is now as detail oriented as cosmetic surgery. We can hide incisions, improve the shape of reconstruction, and has many similar... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
See your doctor : This warrants a immediate exam by your primary doctor. He/she may send you to see a GI specialist or a colorectal surgeon. There are many causes and... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Mammography: Mammograms are great screening tools. Dense breast tissue is not cancerous. Your mammogram should come with a birads reading telling the likelihood ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Side effects : Most drugs have the potential to cause an upset stomach - especially antibiotics. Your lump could be strep pain or enlarged lymph nodes. One you fin... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Fracture: Clearly you should see a doctor- many times blunt trauma results in a jaw fracture. Malocclusion means that most likely your jaw is fractured to a po... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Nerves: After a mastectomy the breast itself is removed- therefore denervating (removing all sensation) to the breast itself and nipple (if nipple sparing). ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Breast pain: Mastodynia is the medical word for breast pain. It is either cyclical or non-cyclical. If its related to your menstrual cycle it is cyclical. Other... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Own tissue: A tram flap is a flap using one's own tissues (autologous). Diep flaps are gaining popularity as the spare the rectus muscles, lower abdominal wall m... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Antibiotics: Mastitis is treated with antibiotics and warm compresses. If the infection becomes an abscess, surgical drainage may be in order. See your physician... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Symptoms: If breast cancers are advanced- they can cause pain and pressure from mass effect. The only way to improve the symptoms without meds is to treat the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Possibly: Possibly you could be a surgical candidate for a new microsurgical procedure. http://blog.winniepalmerhospital.com/live-surgery-watch-drs-klein-lee-a... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
See your MD: There is no way to avoid or prevent pancreatic cancer. Healthy living does help. Regular check ups with your primary physician is always a good idea... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Depends how you use : Wound care and wound management is the key to optimizing your scar. Understanding the normal phases of wound healing helps. For example, scar massag... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Depends : Depends on multiple factors- including cancer location, where the cancer recurred, how early the recurrence is diagnosed, and what other treatments ha... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Possibly: Large amounts of alcohol can cause nutritional deficiencies or cause liver failure which both can affect normal wound healing.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Vaginal reconstruct: Vaginal reconstruction is usually preformed to rebuild areas that have been affected by cancer. There are many ways to rebuild a vagina - usually don... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Axillary node: Axillary (arm pit) nodes are lymph nodes that enlarge when the body is processing an issue. They can enlarge with a common cold, a infection on the ar... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Unlikely: Some asymmetries are frequently seen in normal breast anatomy. I'm not sure what a 'dent' means- but if its equal on both sides- it's less likely to ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
X-ray: Need a x-ray to start. Persistent pain after trauma deserves further work up.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
SCC: Squamous cells are normal epithelial cells present in a layer of the skin called the epidermis. When the architecture of the cell is distorted, sever... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Depends: Whether surgery is done under local anesthetic only, moderate sedation, or general anesthesia (completely asleep) depends on the patient or doctor pre... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Plastic Surgeon: Express your fears to a board certified plastic surgeon. He/she can help reassure you of the risks and benefits. The biggest anxiety of surgery is t... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Maybe: Pain after any surgical procedure can be normal. Your scar (unless you have a history of developing keloids) is probably hypertrophic only. Itching ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Painful knot: This scenario needs medical attention. The lesion could be as harmless as an infected hair follicle but could also be your breast cancer returning. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Good wound care: Use antibacterial soap and water to gently clean the wound of any debris. Pat the wound dry. Use Bacitracin (if not allergic to penicillin) on the w... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
GI symptoms : Have your primary care doctor refer you to a GI specialist or a colorectal surgeon. It sounds like you may have a colon problem and need endoscopy (a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is benign enlargement of breast tissue in males. Causes include normal adolescent development (50% of all males), metabolic disorders, t... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Neuropathy : There are many reasons for paresthesias and neuropathic symptoms. You may have a neuropathy that needs investigtaion. Your physician will want to kn... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
See a doctor: Then only way to be sure is to see a physician. Male breast cancer is rare but can present just like female breast cancer. Sometimes skin cancer can... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Dermatitis: Sounds like a contact dermatitis- which is similar to a allergic reaction to a substance. These can be solved with removing the offending substance. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
See a doctor : The wound sounds deep so the potential for infection and further problems down the road is high- therefore you need to see a physician. Without seein... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Wound care: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is a great wound care agent as it keeps a wound moist and has good antibacterial properties. It can be used on the ma... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Macromastia: Macromastia is the condition of having large breasts. These symptoms include back pain, shoulder grooving (marks where the bra crosses the shoulder),... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 23 years experience
Excision: This type of basal cell needs excision with a 3-5 mm margin. Consult with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Jan 4, 2013
He explained quite simply the differences between a ct scan and a pet scan and included the ct Pet scan. Thank you for clearing this up for me.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dear Dr Lee: Thanks for your more detailed explanation re mole. It will be removed next week and sent for biopsy. It is pigmented (dark, brownish), sometimes itchy, and just in an altogether odd locat...Read More
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Thank you but I never had any surgery I have kidney disease. And where im at I can't seem to get any doctor here to give me proper medical
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Thanks for your quick reply! I was thinking maybe I have a pinched nerve and should see a chiropractor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Orlando Regional Medical Center

Residency

Orlando Regional Medical Center

Awards

Exemplary Physician Colleague Award, Orlando Health
2011 Top Plastic Surgeons Award, SLD industries
Silver Star- 100% Patient Satisfaction Award, Orlando Health

Affiliations

MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando
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