Felix Lee

Felix Lee

Felix Lee, M.D., medical director of cardiovascular services at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California, as well as a partner in cardiovascular medicine, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology at Heart Associates of Northern California, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health. He also serves as cardiovascular service line director for HealthTrust. Dr. Lee earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia.



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Management Matters: Physician Q&A: Felix Lee, M.D.

Felix Lee, M.D., discusses the importance of physician engagement in establishing best practices, the role of physician advisors in HealthTrust’s clinical contracting strategy, and his goals for educating and enlisting physician champions on a local level. What are some of the reasons you chose to specialize in interventional cardiology? I originally majored in the neurosciences […]

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ACC 2017: Late-Breaking Trial Report on Absorb III at 2 Years

Abbott Vascular continues to see challenges in the results of ongoing clinical trials for the Absorb GT1 bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS). Two-year outcomes data from ABSORB III were accompanied by an FDA “Dear Healthcare Provider” letter the morning lead investigator Stephen Ellis, M.D., of the Cleveland Clinic, was making his presentation at the American College […]

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Despite Disappointing Trial Results, Not the Death Knell for ABSORB Stent

Year three clinical trial results on Abbott Vascular’s next-generation dissolvable stent were discouraging across the board, but the device still has promise—as investigators participating in ongoing trials in the U.S. should help demonstrate. These researchers are more familiar with the unique requirements regarding vessel preparation/sizing prior to stent deployment.  The uniformly poor performance of Abbott […]

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