Internal Medicine/Pulmonary and Critical Care, Sleep Medicine



Wee Kiat (David) Lee, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine







  Medical School:

University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada

  Residency: University of Massachusetts
  Fellowship: Pulmonary/Critical Care, Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, &  Sleep Medicine
  Awards and Recognition:

Joseph Albert Memorial Award for best research in the undergraduate medical school 2003 for the project "Epidemiology and Impact of interpersonal violence in Calgary, a project of the Calgary Trauma Research Group"

Top Ranked Intern, as voted by attendings (2003-2004)
Top Ranked Resident as voted by peers (2005)

  Publications (since 2009):

Braman S, Lee D.  Primary care management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an integrated goal-directed approach.  Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 2010.  16(2):83-88.  PMID:  20010105

Aliotta JM, Pereira M, Johnson KW, de Paz N, Dooner MS, Puente N, Ayala C, Brilliant K, Berz D, Lee D, Ramratnam B, McMillan PN, Hixson DC, Josic D, Quesenberry PJ.  Microvesicle entry into marrow cells mediates tissue-specific changes in mRNA by direct delivery of mRNA and induction of transcription.  Exp Hematol. 2010 March; 38(3): 233–245.  PMID:  20079801

Aliotta JM, Lee D, Puente N, Faradyan S, Sears EH, Amaral A, Goldberg L, Dooner MS, Pereira M, Quesenberry PJ.  Progenitor/stem cell fate determination: interactive dynamics of cell cycle and microvesicles.  Stem Cells Dev. 2012 Jul 1;21(10):1627-38.  PMID:  22214238

Stanchina ML, Lee D et al. Impact of CPAP use and age on mortality in patients with combined COPD and obstructive sleep apnea: the overlap syndrome. J Clin Sleep Med 2013 Aug 15;9(8):767-72.  PMCID: PMC3716667

Andrews S, Lee D. Mounier-Kuhn syndrome presenting as cough. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2014; (189): 1141.  PMID:  24787068


Books and Chapters

The management of stable asthma.  Lee D, Braman S.  Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt.Ltd.2010