Dr. Lee D Pham, DDS, MD, MS

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Dr. Lee Pham is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has his roots in Southern Orange County. He grew up in Orange County and then graduated with honors in Psychobiology at UCLA. Afterward, Dr. Pham attended the UCLA School of Dentistry and graduated cum laude. During this time he completed a masters degree in Oral Biology. His research into osteoblastic and cementoblastic stem cells and growth factors led to the completion of his master’s thesis, several major publications, and numerous awards. During his studies, he dedicated his free time to humanitarian work by organizing community dental clinics and volunteering on missions to rural Nicaragua.
Dr. Pham then attended UCLA Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for residency, where he developed his scope of practice. His surgical training was based at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the Kaiser Sunset Maxillofacial department, and the Harbor UCLA Medical Center. During his training, he had the opportunity of volunteering on numerous cleft surgical missions in Vietnam and Mexico. Dr. Pham also rotated with the prestigious Chang Gung Craniofacial Hospital in Taiwan.
During his surgical training he attended the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and received his medical degree. He subsequently completed a general surgery internship at the UCLA Ronald Reagan hospital. Dr. Pham now maintains both his dental and medical license in California. After his training, he further refined his surgical skill by practicing with a full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery office, renown for corrective jaw surgery, facial reconstruction, and hospital-based oral surgery.
Dr. Lee Pham maintains privileges at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Los Alamitos Medical Center. He also volunteers his time as a member of the CHOC Craniofacial Team and CHOC Jaw Team. His emphasis in practice is in cleft orthognathic surgery, surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, and oral reconstruction with dental implants. He is committed to providing high quality surgical care, while being attentive to the needs and concerns of his patients.
Dr. Pham is an active member of CALAOMS by serving on committees and providing oral surgery for free medical clinics. He is also an active member of AAOMS, ADA, CDA, Harbor Dental Society, OCDS, and the Academy of Osseointegration. He is committed to education at the UCLA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by teaching the residents and dental students. On his free time you can find him golfing with his friends and colleagues, surfing when the waves are just right, snowboarding in the winter, and running the local trails with his wife.


University of California, Los Angeles


University of California, Los Angeles


University of California, Los Angeles


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
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