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Mark Wheatcroft
Mark Wheatcroft

The Division of Vascular Surgery and St Michael’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Mark Wheatcroft to the Department of Surgery. Mark graduated from the University of Edinburgh (MBChB) and trained in general and vascular surgery in Edinburgh, Sheffield and Doncaster, UK. In 2010 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was awarded a higher research degree (MD) from the University of Sheffield. His research interests are in models of stent induced arterial injury and biology of vessel injury and aneurysm development.

Mark recently completed a fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital & Toronto General Hospital, followed by a peripheral and endovascular fellowship in Doncaster, UK. He is returning to the Division of Vascular Surgery at St Michael’s Hospital to pursue his research interests in stent induced artery injury. Clinical interests include carotid surgery, open and endovascular aneurysm repair and advanced EVAR.

Accompanying Mark in his move to Toronto are his wife, Alison and 2 children Thomas (10) and Ellena (7).

Thomas Lindsay
Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery

Jason Lee with his wife Claudia
Jason Lee with his wife Claudia

The Division of Urology at St Michael’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Jason Y. Lee to the team. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science with Distinction from the University of Western Ontario, he completed both his medical school and urology residency training at the University of Toronto.

In 2009, after obtaining his Royal College certification, he moved to southern California and completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery and Surgical Education at the University of California Irvine. He is also working towards completing the Master of Health Professions Education degree through the University of Illinois at Chicago.

He joins the Division of Urology as a Surgeon- Investigator, focusing his clinical practice on Robotic and Laparoscopic surgery for prostate and kidney cancer, management of complex stone disease, and renal transplantation. His research interests include surgical education, curriculum development and simulation-based training methods.

Jason met his wife Claudia while both were in training at St Michael’s Hospital and they were recently married at St Michael’s Cathedral in the fall of 2011.

Kenneth Pace
Head, Division of Urology, St Michael's Hospital

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