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 the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). He also volunteers his time as a member of the CHOC Craniofacial Team and helps lead the CHOC Corrective Jaw Surgery Team. He is volunteer faculty for the UCI Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery residency, and exposes their residents and the UCI medical students to the scope of Maxillofacial Surgery. His emphasis in practice is in orthognathic surgery, oral reconstruction with dental implants, and outpatient general anesthesia. He is committed to providing high quality surgical care, while being attentive to the needs and concerns of his patients, and providing the comfort they deserve to have.

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, the Academy of Osseointegration, and Mariner’s Church, Irvine. His greatest joy is being a dad, and spending as much time as he can with his daughter and his wife. His hobbies between family time include swimming, electric mountain biking, playing the piano, golfing, and surfing.  


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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