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
    Reviewed by ~ Michael M. Best in Town
  • 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.

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What skin cancer surgery provides Pleasant Hill patients with the best results?

When patients in the Pleasant Hill area have been diagnosed with skin cancer, they often have a wide range of questions for their dermatologist. Dr. Christine Lee of The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute is a quality dermatologist who understands how scary this diagnosis can be, but is here to walk her patients through the process of diagnosis through treatment.

In many cases, patients ask Dr. Christine Lee which skin cancer surgery method provides the best results. This includes cure rates, which are used to evaluate how often past patients have been able to avoid further diagnosis of skin cancer after the first set of cancerous skin cells have been removed. The ideal method of removing skin cancer is with Mohs micrographic surgery. This treatment has the highest overall cure rate and it can be done on highly visible areas such as around the eyes, nose, ears, lips, and any other areas of the face. Additionally, patients can use this method of treatment on the hands, feet, legs, and arms.

Mohs micrographic surgery is done using a scalpel to remove the visible tumor. Then, very thin layers of the skin are removed and viewed through a microscope immediately to check for unhealthy skin cells. The process continues until there are no visible areas of cancerous skin cells that need to be removed. At the end of the procedure, the area is sutured and allowed to heal. Depending on the size of the area of skin removed, patients my need to have reconstructive surgery in the future to improve any areas of aesthetic concern.

Dr. Christine Lee has a number of methods available for removing skin cancer, including Mohs micrographic surgery, excision, curettage, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, radiation, PDT (Photodynamic Therapy), and laser surgery. There is no one solution that is best for all patients, so consulting with a professional at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute is the best way to learn about the various treatment options and their benefits. Our team can help patients in and around the Bay Area and Pleasant Hills to provide the assistance necessary to make an educated decision.

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