This Week's Podcast
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In this episode, Dr. Rick Lee shares his journey to becoming a premier cardiothoracic surgeon and what he has learned along the way. He started his healthcare career as an EMT in college. Now Dr. Lee is transforming the way we treat patients with heart diseases alongside an amazing team at Saint Louis University Hospital!
Currently, Dr. Lee is the Co-Director of the Center for Comprehensive Cardiac Care, the C4, at St. Louis University Hospital. Formerly, Dr. Rick Lee worked at Washington University in St. Louis and Northwestern University where he helped transform their cardiothoracic programs and invent new ways to treat the heart. This journey gives Dr. Lee a unique perspective on the state of heart health in America and what the future looks like.