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.
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.
Comparison of cardiac surgery mortality reports using administrative and clinical data sources: a prospective cohort study.
CMAJ Open. 2018 Jul-Sep;6(3):E316-E321
Outcomes of ICDs and CRTs in patients with chronic kidney disease: a meta-analysis of 21,000 patients.
J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Jul 30;:
Long term outcomes among adults post transcatheter atrial septal defect closure: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 12;:
A clinical decision instrument to predict 30-day death and cardiovascular hospitalizations after an emergency department visit for atrial fibrillation: The Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Room, Part 2 (AFTER2) study.
Am Heart J. 2018 Jun 12;203:85-92
JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Jul 06;:
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Jul;11(7):e004994
Importance of Considering Competing Risks in Time-to-Event Analyses: Application to Stroke Risk in a Retrospective Cohort Study of Elderly Patients With Atrial Fibrillation.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Jul;11(7):e004580
Risk-Imaging Mismatch in Cardiac Imaging Practices for Women Receiving Systemic Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
J Clin Oncol. 2018 May 23;:JCO2018779736
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):
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto