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Douglas Lee

Senior Core Scientist (Full Status)
Program Lead

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program


Suzanne Perrett, Research Administrative Coordinator, 437-317-8907


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  • PhD, Health Policy and Clinical Epidemiology, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • FRCPC, Cardiology, University of Toronto
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Diagnostic testing/imaging
  • Health care quality
  • Outcomes research
  • Health technology assessment

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute
  • Cardiologist, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and University Health Network
  • Ted Rogers Chair in Heart Functions Outcomes, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Ontario Mid-Career Investigator Award

    2016 – 2020: Awarded to Dr. Douglas Lee for Program of Research on Outcomes, Treatment, and Evaluation of Care in the Spectrum of HF (PROTECT-HF).

  • Robert E. Beamish Award

    2014: Awarded to Dr. Doug Lee by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. This honour is given to the lead author of a research article published in The Canadian Journal of Cardiology within the past three years that is judged to have the greatest potential impact in cardiovascular medicine.

  • CIHR Clinician Scientist Award

    2013-2016: Awarded to Dr. Doug Lee.

Recent ICES Publications

Association of neighborhood-level material deprivation with atrial fibrillation care in a single-payer health care system: a population-based cohort study

Abdel-Qadir H, Akioyamen LE, Fang J, Pang A, Ha ACT, Jackevicius CA, Alter DA, Austin PC, Atzema CL, Bhatia RS, Booth GL, Johnston S, Dhalla I, Kapral MK, Krumholz HM, McNaughton CD, Roifman I, Tu K, Udell JA, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT, Schull MJ. Lee DS. Circulation. 2022; Jun 9 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI:

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