Michael Lee Jr., DMD, MS

Dr. Mike Lee has joined Park Dental Specialists as a full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. He completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University, where he practiced all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, including facial trauma and benign pathologic reconstruction, temporomandibular joint surgery, orthognathic surgery and zygomatic dental implant reconstruction. Prior to residency, Dr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Health and Society from Vanderbilt, as well as a Master of Science in Biomedical Science from Drexel University, and he received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Kentucky.

Originally from Cincinnati, Dr. Lee knew from a young age he wanted to pursue a career in oral surgery after spending time shadowing at his father’s oral surgery practice in Cincinnati. When Dr. Lee isn’t operating, he enjoys exploring the Chicago food scene with his wife Jessica, a corporate attorney and Chicago native. He also enjoys playing golf, water skiing and cooking.

Education

2019 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
– Certificate Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
2015 University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
– Doctor of Dental Medicine
2010 Drexel University School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
– Master of Science in Biomedical Science
2008 Vanderbilt University
– Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Health, and Society

Awards And Honors

  • 2016 Golden Freer Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • 2015 Graduated with High Distinction, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • 2015 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Award
  • 2014 Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence Nomination, Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • 2013 & 2014 Academic Excellence Award, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • 2013 – 2019 The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Externships

2014 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center | Parkland Memorial Hospital
– Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Externship
2014 LSU Health Sciences Center
– Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Externship
2012, 2014 University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
– Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Externship
2013 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
– Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Externship

Research Experience

  • Aug. 2012-May 2015 University of Kentucky Delta Dental of Kentucky Clinical Research Center, Research Assistant
  • Aug. 2012-May 2015 University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics, Research Assistant
  • May 2007-June 2007 Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Research Assistant

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Association
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity