Dr. Douglas Lee is a staff cardiologist at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre of the University Health Network, an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, the Cardiovascular Program Lead of the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute and a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He obtained his MD and completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of Toronto. He then completed a PhD in the section of Clinical Epidemiology in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Framingham Heart Study.
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Dr. Lee’s research interests include heart failure epidemiology and outcomes, implantable cardioverter defibrillator utilization and outcomes, cardiovascular disease risk factors and prevention, and quality of care and outcomes research.
Physician follow-up and long-term use of evidence-based medication for patients with hypertension who were discharged from an emergency department: a prospective cohort study.
CMAJ Open. 2018 Apr 03;6(2):E151-E161
Clustered Emergency Room Visits Following an Acute Heart Failure Admission: A Population-Based Study.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 27;7(7):
Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2018 Feb 05;:
Heart rate in patients with reduced ejection fraction: relationship between single time point measurement and mean heart rate on prolonged implantable cardioverter defibrillator monitoring.
BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2018 Jan 31;18(1):17
Validation of prediction models: examining temporal and geographic stability of baseline risk and estimated covariate effects.
Diagn Progn Res. 2017;1:12
Association of Cardiovascular Biomarkers With Incident Heart Failure With Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction.
JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jan 10;:
Recurrent events analysis for examination of hospitalizations in heart failure: insights from the Enhanced Feedback for Effective Cardiac Treatment (EFFECT) trial.
Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2018 Jan 01;4(1):18-26
Association of Atrial Fibrillation and Oral Anticoagulant Use With Perioperative Outcomes After Major Noncardiac Surgery.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 12;6(12):
Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Dec 11;:
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto