M. Christine Lee, M.D.
The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute
370 N. Wiget Lane, Suite 125, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 | Get Directions
(925) 500-1180

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
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    Right Quote Definitely no one better in the bay area. I have been so impressed with her bedside manner and most of all with her results. If you want results then you should make an appointment right away. Right Quote
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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By M.B.
    Right Quote Words can not describe how grateful I am to Dr. Lee for saving my face and honestly I would say my life. She's an absolute master and genius at what she does. I wouldn't even be able to show my face in public now if it weren't for her. I had the worst scars on my face that were so bad they scared other people. These scars were caused by a doctor who burned my face with a laser. I would have been happy just looking a little better but Dr. Lee was able to make my face look almost normal again. I can cover most of what's left with make-up now and most people can't tell what had happened to me. I still have internal scars from what that other doctor did but at least the outside scars are pretty much gone. I wish I had never had to go thru all this but I'm just grateful that there was someone like Dr. Lee who could help me get my face back. Right Quote
    ~ M.B.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Sue R.
    Right Quote Absolutely the best results. I wish I had gone to her first instead of wasting my money with no-nothing nurses are doctors who talk a good game but are merely dabblers. I got the results I needed and now look 15 years younger. She is a miracle worker! Right Quote
    ~ Sue R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Tiffany Z.
    Right Quote She's the best doctor!

    Dr. Lee treated my moles and also the moles on my 2 young girls with laser. They were very scared but Dr. Lee did a great job getting them to trust her. She was very patient and kind. AFter the first time, my daughters thought it was no big deal and were no longer scared. She did a great job removing the moles and we're all so happy! I wouldn't trust anyone else to treat me or my family. She's the best! Right Quote
    ~ Tiffany Z.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By D.G.
    Right Quote The only doctor who helped my rosacea

    I have really bad rosacea and sensitive skin and haven't been able to find any doctor who can help me...that is, until I found Dr. M. Christine Lee. I've seen several other very well-known derms and spent tons of money trying to get my rosacea under control. I've had fotofacials, IPL, VBeam, you name it, I've had it. Nothing has really made a difference. I almost gave up until I found out about Dr. Lee from the online rosacea support group. I heard great things about a laser procedure she developed. I started seeing her over a year ago and have gone thru several treatments and I am THRILLED!!!! I feel like a normal person for the first time in my life. No more redness and burning. Her treatment has been a miracle for me. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Right Quote
    ~ D.G.
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About Dr. Lee
Dr.Christine Lee
Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

Walnut Creek area dermatologist can perform Mohs surgery on the nose and other areas of the face

When patients in the Walnut Creek area get news that they have skin cancer, they may be devastated. However, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed types of cancer and the easiest to address. Skin cancer is visible, so early detection is possible when patients pay close attention to changes or developments on their skin that may be concerning. Dr. Christine Lee of The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute encourages patients to visit their dermatologist when they have unusual or changing lesions, wounds, moles, warts, or other concerns. This can help fast-track patients through the diagnosis and treatment process and catch the cancer early enough to intervene.

Dr. Christine Lee uses Mohs micrographic surgery as an advanced treatment for skin cancer when patients are struggling with lesions on visible areas of the body or face. When patients have cancerous skin cells on their nose, cheek, ear, or any other highly noticeable area, they may want to consider Mohs micrographic surgery. This type of excision helps in minimizing the amount of healthy, normal tissue that is removed to reduce scarring. This treatment has the highest cure rate, ensuring cancerous skin cells are removed no matter how deep in the skin they develop.

Mohs micrographic surgery uses a special technique that was developed by a surgeon, Dr. Frederic Mohs, back in the 1950s. This method has continued to advance to give surgeons the ability to remove as much cancerous tissue as possible to cure the cancer and avoid reoccurrence. Sometimes skin cancer appears to be on just the surface of the skin, but many times these cancers have “roots.” Cancerous skin may be extremely deep, and this method of excision ensures that the cancer is addressed. This procedure takes sections of the skin layer by layer until the cancerous tissue is no longer detected on microscopic slides. Patients will often experience much less scaring with Mohs micrographic surgery than with other methods of excision.

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