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 Readmission and Death Among Patients With Cardiac Disease in Northern vs Southern Ontario.
Can J Cardiol. 2019 Mar;35(3):341-351
Health Care Utilization After Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study.
Can J Cardiol. 2019 Feb;35(2):169-177
Comparative effectiveness of the different components of care provided in heart failure clinics-protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 02;8(1):40
Prospective Validation of the Emergency Heart Failure Mortality Risk Grad for Acute Heart Failure: The Acute Congestive Heart Failure Urgent Care Evaluation (ACUTE) Study.
Circulation. 2018 Nov 29;:
Effect of early physician follow-up on mortality and subsequent hospital admissions after emergency care for heart failure: a retrospective cohort study.
CMAJ. 2018 Dec 17;190(50):E1468-E1477
Open Heart. 2018;5(2):e000911
CMAJ. 2018 Nov 07;190(Suppl):S34-S36
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;:
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto