Dr. Edward Lee was born in Queens, and raised in Bay Ridge Brooklyn. While attending high school at Poly Prep in Brooklyn, he excelled in his studies while competing in both the soccer and wrestling team. Later at Tufts University, Dr. Lee earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics. During his four years of undergraduate study, Dr. Lee also took an active role in the community as a liaison for campus events and helped planned the entertainment for everything from fraternity parties to basketball games.
After graduating from Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Lee spent another four years in Boston at Tufts University’s School of Dental Medicine. He continued to use his leadership abilities as a mentor for his younger peers. His capacity for understanding procedural ideas as well as his exceptional eye for detail and skill made him a valuable resource for his peers and classmates. Dr. Lee continued to take an active role in his dental community as a member of the national dental fraternity, Delta Sigma Delta, and served as president of the Asian Dental Student Alliance.
Following dental school, Dr. Lee completed a general practice residency at the prestigious Veterans Association Hospital in Brooklyn, steps away from his high school. There he met his wife, a Maryland native, who is also a dentist. On their days off, Dr. Lee and his wife can be seen running around the neighborhood chasing their toddler son.
Dr. Lee is an active member of the Second District Dental Society, the New York State Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
For Dr. Lee, the needs of his patients come first. He sees patient education as a vital component of his clinical philosophy, and continues to promote optimal dental healthcare for all his patients. He believes that seeing the dentist should be comfortable and enjoyable, so he takes great pride in trying to make comfort a reality for people of all ages.