Academic title(s): 

Associate member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, McGill University


Junior Scientist, RI-MUHC

Attending surgeon, Division of General Surgery, McGill University Health Centre

Research Interests: 

His research interests include health technology assessment and comparative effectiveness research for surgical technologies and innovations, with emphasis on the practice of colorectal surgery. Other areas of research include perioperative assessment and functional and patient-reported outcomes after major abdominal surgery.


Dr. Lee’s main clinical interests relate to the treatment of colorectal neoplasia and inflammatory bowel disease. In particular, Dr. Lee specializes in advanced minimally invasive and endoluminal approaches to the treatment of colorectal disease using flexible endoscopy, transanal endoscopic surgery, and Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TA-TME). Dr. Lee is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery, and a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and holds a specialist certificate from the Collège des Médecins du Québec.  Dr. Lee is also the recipient of the SAGES Researcher-in-Training award, amongst other national and international prizes and scholarships for his research and clinical work.


Doctor of Medicine, M.D., C.M., McGill University, Montreal, Canada

M.Sc. Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Ph.D. Experimental Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Residency Training:

Residency, General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Fellowship Training: 

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


Centre for Colon and Rectal Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Department of Surgery

McGill University Health Centre

1001 Decarie Blvd., DS1-3310

Montreal, QC, Canada H4A 3J1