Associate Professor Geoff Lee obtained his medical degree at the University of Otago Medical School in New Zealand in 2000. He completed general cardiology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2008 and then undertook a PhD at the University of Melbourne with Professor Kalman from 2009-2012. During this time he developed novel epicardial mapping software and described the first epicardial AF rotor in man.
Dr Lee has received several prestigious awards including the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Gustav Nossal Postgraduate Scholarship for the highest ranked applicant from the combined medical and dental postgraduate research scholarships (2011) and has a Neil-Hamilton Fairley Early Career Fellowship (2012-2016).
After his PhD he completed a clinical and research fellowship with Professor Schilling at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London’s premier quaternary EP referral center. During this time he focused on complex 3-D electro-anatomical mapping of arrhythmias and the ablation of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
Dr Lee runs the Rapid Access Arrhythmia Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and also is one of the cardiologists responsible for the ICD clinic. He performs device implantation and electrical studies and ablations at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and also at the Melbourne Private Hospital.