Kwan S Lee
- Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Dr. Lee joined our faculty in 2009, as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine. Originally from Malaysia, he earned his medical degree from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, graduating in 2000. He served his internship at St James's Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, followed by a move to the Mayo Clinic, Arizona where he completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship. This was followed by an Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He was a founding editor of the Trinity Student Medical Journal and was a recipient of the Hassan Loutfi Distinguished Fellow Award 2008 from the Mayo School of Medicine.
Dr. Lee is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine and Echocardiography. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and has served as a peer-reviewer for the American Journal of Cardiology. He is the current medical director of cardiology, director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory and Chief of Staff at UAMC South Campus.
He has an active interest in medical education with a special interest in cardiology medical simulation, co-directing a regular joint Mayo Clinic Arizona / University of Arizona Cardiology Fellows simulation course. He has been the recipient of several teaching awards at the University of Arizona. He has authored several papers and text book chapters. His areas of research interest have included speckle tracking in echocardiography, strut coverage in optical coherence tomography and meta-analysis of interventional cardiovascular outcomes.
A devoted father of two young children, he enjoys travelling and photography in his spare time.
- M.D. Medicine
- Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Licensure & Certification
- Certification, American Board of Vascular Medicine (2011)
- Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
- Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
- Certification, National Board of Echocardiography (2008)
- Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine (2005)
- Arizona Medical License, State of Arizona (2010)
Optical coherence tomography evaluation of drug eluting stent healing response.
Simulation in cardiovascular training
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