About Calvin Lee, MD

Briefly about Dr. Calvin Lee

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Chronological Highlights and Past Educational Credentials

Yes this is brief.  There is a link on the bottom of this if you want a little bit more.

  • Born in New York City
  • Thought about becoming an astronaut and fire fighter in 1st grade.
  • Thought about becoming an violinist in middle school.
  • Thought about becoming a acupuncturist in high school.
  • Graduated Valedictorian from Pearl River High School, New York
  • Achieved top position as violinist in All State New York.
  • For college, accepted to every school he applied to including Harvard, Stanford, Yale, etc.
  • Enrolled at Brown University for college and met Dr. Tammy Wu
  • Received degree in Neurosciences at Brown University
  • Made some money trying to be a waiter, then later a teaching assistant for psychiatry classes.
  • Enrolled at Brown University Medical School
  • Made some money as a computer consultant in medical school and then later as a teaching assistant for Anatomy class.
  • Watched Dr. Tammy Wu graduate with a #1 award from Brown University Medical School
  • Couldn’t figure out how to become an acupuncturist at the time and decided to show off dexterity skills by becoming a surgeon
  • Went to Case Western Reserve for Categorical Surgery Residency, while Dr. Tammy Wu chose Southern Illinois University to become a Plastic Surgeon.
  • After 2 years at Case Western Reserve, decided to ask chairman consider creating a spot for Dr. Tammy Wu to join if she wanted to switch residencies.  Chairman thought it was possible to create a spot for her.
  • Ended up getting a spot created in general surgery at Dr. Tammy Wu’s residency – Southern Illinois University.  Finished 4 years of residency there and became a full fledged general surgeon.
  • Chose job in Kansas.  Thought it was a dream rural general surgery job.
  • With compromises, decided to be closer to Los Angeles
  • Search for jobs in Selma and Reedley, but eventually found Modesto, CA
  • Took job in Modesto, CA with McHenry Medical Group (now called GMMSA) as general / trauma surgeon.
  • Dr. Tammy Wu to take position on the other side of the world in Taipei, Taiwan as a Microsurgery Fellow.  However, due to SARS, she decided against the fellowship and came to Modesto, CA and eventually took a job with Sutter Gould Medical Group.
  • Discovered the world of acupuncture.  Received training from Stanford / UCLA acupuncture for physicians program.
  • Co-founded Surgical Artistry with Dr. Tammy Wu in 2006.
  • Received Teaching Award for teaching residents for UC Davis, given title of assistant professor
  • Became a District Council member of the Cooperative of American Physicians in Los Angeles
  • Developed an interest in Botox injections
  • Became speaker for Allergan (makers of Latisse, Botox, and Juvederm) in 2010.
  • Received Patient’s Choice Awards for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

What can Dr. Calvin Lee do for you at Surgical Artistry in Modesto, CA?

  • Botox, Juvederm cosmetic injections
  • Acupuncture treatment (he loves working on back pain)
  • Cosmetic Vein Procedures – get rid of those spider veins – on the face too!
  • Assist in your Tummy Tuck or Face Lift procedures as an assistant surgeon to Dr. Tammy Wu.
  • With special request, Dr. Calvin Lee can also assist in Dr. Tammy Wu’s Breast Augmentation Surgeries.


CME’s Continuing medical education

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facebookStill want to know more about Calvin Lee?  Try hanging out on FaceBook with him.  He loves Modesto so much his facebook address is:  www.facebook.com/modesto  – everyone welcome!


Surgical Artistry

Calvin Lee, MD
Tammy Wu, MD
2336 Sylvan Ave. Suite C
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 551-1888


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