Peter Lee

Peter Lee, MD, PhD, MPH

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Shock, Cardiogenic
  • Endocarditis
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Pericardial Window Techniques
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Myocardial Reperfusion
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Transplantation

Education and Training

Medical Degrees

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
7/1/2006 - 6/30/2010


Thoracic Surgery
UCLA Medical Center
7/1/2010 - 6/30/2012

Transplant Surgery
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
7/1/2012 - 9/30/2013

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More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

My Department


My Division

Cardiac Surgery


71 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.6
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.7
  • Knows My Medical History 4.6
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 08, 2019

Health care provider, Dr. Lee is always informative, caring & answers all of my questions putting me at ease with upcoming procedure.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019


Reviewed on Mar 04, 2019

Excellent care.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Very good.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2018

Thorough - excellent provider - saved my life!

Reviewed on Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Lee really took his time to answer my many question. I was very impressed with him, his knowledge, his friendliness and professionalism.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018


Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018

Dr. Lee made me feel at ease. I have confidence in him and his surgical abilities, and that is always a plus!

Reviewed on Jul 04, 2018

Dr. Lee is a very good and caring doctor, helping me to decide on what my options.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

The provider was a person to put our trust in.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Lee has reported no relationships with companies or entities.