Dr. James Lee is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and board eligible for the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lee completed his bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering at McGill University and a minor degree at the Desautels Faculty of Management. He then went on to pursue his Medical degree from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He was selected among applicants across Canada for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, at the McGill University Health Center. Upon completed his 5-year specialty training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Lee further advanced his training with a surgical observership in asian facial aesthetic surgery at the JW Plastic Surgery clinic in the famous Gangnam district in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Lee is affiliated with seven hospitals in and around the Montreal region where he works with trauma patients and patients requiring reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Lee strives for academic excellence and has published extensively in the medical literature. Throughout his training he has received many honors and awards such as the Dr. Benjamin Shore Prize for the Canadian Plastic Surgery Exam as well as a 1st prize award for Outstanding Resident Teacher. Moreover, he has received significant grants to conduct scientific research. He is currently involved in the experimental surgery graduate program at McGill University with concentration in surgical innovation.
Dr. Lee is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Association des Spécialistes en Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique du Québec. He holds an academic position at McGill University as clinical lecturer for the Faculty of Medicine and is involved in teaching medical students and surgical residents. Dr. Lee has also lectured physicians from other specialties on key principles of Plastic Surgery.
Gelsy Mastrangelo ~ Office Manager
Gelsy is our surgical coordinator and office director. Her compassion for patients is immediately apparent from the moment she greets you.
She has worked in the field of plastic surgery for over 10 years and has gained tremendous knowledge in all aspects of cosmetic surgery. She will make sure that you are well informed as to what to expect before, during, and after any cosmetic procedures. Her understanding of how surgery can affect a person physically and emotionally helps patients feel confident in moving forward with their decision to make a change. Gelsy believes that personalized care is essential and will be by your side every step of the way to ensure your plastic surgery experience is a smooth one.
Maria Panorios , RN
Maria is an OR and clinical nurse, with over 15 years in the medical field. As part of the nursing team at Clinic Innovation, her role is to ensure that everything is explained and checked prior to your procedure. Her professional, gracious demeanour, along with her compassion and sensitivity will be immediately apparent during your pre-operative consultation.
Her attention to detail and organizational skills serve in ensuring that all patients are well informed as to what to expect prior, during, and post treatment. Maria continues her care, be it in the operating room, the recovery room, or with her post operative follow-up. She is always available to answer patients questions and concerns; assuring that patients are well taken care of during all stages of their cosmetic surgery experience.
Roxanne Gagnon, RN
Roxanne Gagnon is a registered nurse with over 10 years of experience in the health care industry. She is dedicated to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable throughout your entire plastic surgery experience.
Roxanne believes in the importance of the initial consultation and pre-treatment discussion to thoroughly inform and educate about treatment options so you are able to make a well informed decision on which treatment option is best for you and for attaining your aesthetic goals. Having worked in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, and in the Operating Room, Roxanne is well versed to answer any medical questions and concerns you may have. Alongside Dr. Lee, she will be there for you throughout the recovery process to ensure you are well taken care of.