Linda Lee, DMD, MD

My goal is to empathize with the patient. I think a lot of oral surgeons—we all have the same expertise, but we need to bring emotion into it.

Meet Dr. Lee

As the daughter of a physician, Dr. Lee was inspired to enter the oral surgery field through her father’s work and her innate passion for helping people. Dr. Lee finds treating the whole patient and exceeding their expectations extremely rewarding. Dr. Lee is a trusted specialist with a keen sense for understanding people at their core. This combination equips her to treat every patient with the kindness and respect that they deserve. Patients feel safe and at ease in her care.

Originally from Baltimore, Dr. Lee settled in Foster City intending to open a practice for patients of all ages. Dr. Lee believes in taking the time to get to know her patients to streamline the best possible treatment and deliver a rewarding outcome.

Dr. Lee By The Numbers

  • 12

    Number of years she's worked with veterans

  • 6

    Number of Maryland Blue Crabs she can de-shell/eat per hour

  • 14

    Number of years she's been in private practice

Education & Residency

Dr. Lee attended Wellesley College in Boston to complete her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. She earned her DMD from the Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine before attending the University of California, San Francisco for medical school. She also completed her residency as a Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology at UCSF.

  • Wellesley College in Boston
  • Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Califortnia, San Francisco

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lee is a member of the California Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Dental Association, and San Mateo County Dental Society.

  • California Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American Dental Association

Personal Life & Interests

In her spare time, Dr. Lee enjoys running. She ran her first 5k in 2018 and plans to run more in the future. She also enjoys spending time with her dog.