New Patients

A Welcome to All Patients:

 LEE INSTITUTE OF SKIN AND LASERA visit to the doctor is sometimes an uneasy experience. Patients are understandably anxious about their health and are worried about what the treatment will be like. Dr Lee is aware of the patients' fears. He stresses to his staff that at all times the patient should be put an ease. With gentle care and sincere personal interest, Dr. Lee will welcome and treat all his patients.

Dr. Francis C. Lee specializes in dermatology. As a dermatologist, Dr. Lee practices medicine on the skin, hair and nails. The doctor's practice includes diagnosis and treatment all skin diseases, but he also gives advice about how to retain and preserve skin health and beauty. Dr. Lee received his residency training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and by the American Boards of Dermatology and Pathology in Dermatopathology, the study of biopsies of diseased skin.

Dr. Frances C. Lee and the staff of Lee Institute of Skin & Laser are committed to care for skin health and beauty of our patients with innovation, artistry, confidence and compassion.

During your first visit, a permanent record of your full health will be filled out. Skin problems are often related to your general health so you will be asked questions regarding other symptoms, diseases, and any medications. For these reasons, please bring the names or the containers of all your medications.

Routine appointments are those regularly made for the initial diagnosis, follow-up, and simple surgical procedures. If other surgery is indicated, further appointments for Tuesday or Thursday afternoon will be made.

Lee Institute of Skin & Laser
606 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
09:00 AM - 11:15 AM
09:00 AM - 04:15 PM
09:00 AM - 04:15 PM
09:00 AM - 04:15 PM
09:00 AM - 04:15 PM



During office hours call the office for instructions (217) 877-7171 after office hours; go to the emergency department of St. Mary's Hospital or Decatur Memorial Hospital

Appointment Details - As You Leave the Office

You can make payment, privately talk with a medical assistant regarding your next appointment, and assure that you have clear, written instructions about the details of your involvement in the treatment of your skin condition.

Patient Forms

Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:

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Dr. Lee is currently a preferred provider for: Cigna, Medicare, Consociate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ethix, and Caterpillar. The staff is always happy to assist you in getting your just reimbursement. In doing so, your insurance company will be billed in a timely manner. ANY agreement which either of us may have with an insurance company should not affect the doctor-patient relationship or the decisions relating to medical care and fees.


Patients are expected to pay co-pays, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts at the time of service. Return visits usually cost less than the initial visit unless treatment is given. Surgical charges usually include postoperative care of one month, after which follow-up visits are charged as return visits.

Map and Directions

Our office is located on the northwest corner of MacArthur and Pershing.