Dr. Myung Ju Lee
Founder and Director of VIP International Cosmetic Surgery Center based in Seoul, Korea
Dr. Lee is recognized both in his homeland as well as internationally as one of the best plastic surgeons in existence today. Since he became a full-fledged plastic surgeon, Dr. Lee has filled professorate and chief doctor posts in various universities and hospitals and has made profound and systematic studies in the areas of autologous nose surgery, facial contouring surgery, face lift, breast surgery, liposuction, and fat grafting procedure.
Academic Profile and Experience
1986 – Graduated from Chosun University – College of Medicine with Bachelor of Arts and M.D
1992 – Graduated from Chosun University with a Master Degree
2000 – Graduated from Jun Nam University with a PhD
1987 – Internship at Chosun University Medical Center
1990 to 1994 – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Resident at Chosun University College of Medicine
1994 to 1995 – Instructor at Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chosun University Medical Center
1996 to 2001 – Professor (Plastic Surgery) at the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Chosun University Medical Center
1999 to 2000 – Exchange Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA under:
Dr. Rohrich (Chief Professor and world famous Rhinoplasty Surgeon/ Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Scientific Journal which is the most important journal in plastic surgery)
Dr. Barton (A former ASAPS president and the person who developed the High SMAS Face Lift)
Dr. Byrd (Master of Rhinoplasty and Cleft Lip Deformity)
Dr. Hober (Master of Craniofacial surgery)
Also Exchange Professor and Visiting Doctor at:
Dr. Gunter’s Rhinoplasty Institute
Dr. Guyuron at Case Western Reserve University Medical Center
Dr. Tebbets’s Rhinoplasty & Breast Surgery Center
Dr. Hamra’s Composite Face Lift Center
Dr. Hester’s Cosmetic Surgery Center
De. Isse’s Endoscopic Plastic Surgery Center
Dr. Paul’s Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center
Dr. Pinto’s Lipoplasty & Body Contouring Center
2001 to Present – Established VIP International Plastic Surgery Center in Seoul and became Chief Plastic Surgeon
2002 to Present – Clinical Professor, Chosun University School of Medicine
2005 – 2010 – Establishing & Executive Member, Korean Rhinoplasty Society
2007 to Present – Clinical Professor, Inje University School of Medicine
2009 – Scientific Chairman, Korean Rhinoplasty Society
2010 – Organizing Chairman, “Rhinoplasty Symposium Seoul 2010”
Membership of Scientific Association & Society
Members of the following:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Soceity of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
Korean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Asian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Korean Association of Plastic Surgeons – as Academic Commisioner
Korean Rhinoplasty Society – previous executive member
– What is American Society of Plastic Surgeons(ASPS)?
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. Founded in 1931, the Society represents 94% of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the U.S., and more than a 1,000 plastic surgeons worldwide, making ASPS a global institution and leading authority on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.
The mission of ASPS is to advance quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery. The Society is a strong advocate for patient safety and requires its members to operate in accredited surgical facilities that have passed rigorous external review of equipment and staffing.
The ASPS website welcomes millions of visitors a year and is one of the most popular online destinations for those interested in learning about plastic surgery procedures and finding a highly-trained, qualified plastic surgeon.
– What is American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons(ASAPS)?
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), founded in 1967, is the leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. With over 2,600 members in the U.S., Canada, and many other countries, ASAPS is at the forefront of innovation in aesthetic plastic surgery around the world.
The mission of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery includes medical education, public education and patient advocacy.
-What is International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(ISAPS)?
Since International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(ISAPS) was founded in 1970, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) has been committed to safety in aesthetic plastic surgery for people across the globe. With the continued growth of the medical tourism industry, an organization dedicated to safety such as ISAPS is essential.
1996 – Became the ‘FIRST‘ plastic surgeon to perform and practice the Autologous Rib Cartilage Rhinoplasty in Korea
2001 – Became the ‘FIRST‘ plastic surgeon to perform and practice the HIGH-SMAS Face Lift in Korea
2003 – Developed the Combined Septal Deviation and Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Technique
2005 – Developed the Asian MID-FACE RETRUSION Augmentation technique using 100% autologous tissues
2007 – Developed and introduced the ‘GOLDEN LINE’ rhinoplasty
2009 – Further redifined the ‘GOLDEN LIFE’ Rhinoplasty with his ‘HARMONY FACE’ techniques using 100% autologous tissues
For more information about VIP and Dr.Lee, please visit our website.
Dr. Song Hyung Min
B.A. Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Internship, Seoul Asan Medicial Center, Seoul, Korea
Resident, tolaryngology, Seoul Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Seoul Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Master course, Ulsan University, College of Medicine Graduate School, Seoul, Korea
Doctorial course, Ulsan University, College of Medicine Graduate School, Seoul, Korea
Dr. Eun Jong Il
Graduated from WonKwang University Medical School
Completed Internship and Residency program at Dankook University Hospital
Member of the Korean Society of Anesthesiologists
Member of the Korean Pain Society
Served as Chief Anesthesiologist at Oh Hospital in Suncheon
Why is it important to have skilled Anesthesiologist?
Dr. Eun Jong Il is a very skilled Anesthesiologist and a great supporter in VIP Korea.
He has studied at one of the best medical school and hospital in Korea.
He carefully monitors patient’s status with her various experiences and a friendly smile.
Most of the VIP Korea patients claimed that they do not feel nauseous, and dizzy after the surgery.
VIP Korea strongly emphasize on patient’s full recovery. For better recovery and less swelling, skilled Anesthesiologist is very important.