Dr. Errett is a graduate of Memorial University in Newfoundland Medical School. He did his surgical training at Queen’s University and cardiac training at McGill. He also completed fellowships at Oxford and Duke Universities. Following that, he held staff positions at McGill and Yale University.
Since 1994, Dr. Errett has been Chief of Cardiac Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto in Toronto.
Dr. Errett has established a teaching unit as well as the Terrence Donnelly Vascular Biology Laboratory at St. Michael’s Hospital. In addition, along with his friend and benefactors, Dr. Errett has founded the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research (CCBR) at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Errett also created the Terrence Donnelly Cardiac Resident’s Research Day which provides a unique opportunity for all cardiac surgical residents all across Canada to come and exchange ideas.
Over the last 15 years, Dr. Errett has helped form numerous cardiac training programs in different countries and has received honorary professorships in 4 universities. In November 2007, he was awarded the Norman Bethune Award. In September, 2012, Dr. Lee Errett was honoured with Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. In November 2012, Dr. Lee Errett was honored with the Wifred G. Bigelow Professorship by Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto.
High risk coronary surgery and aortic surgery.
Cerebral protection during pediatric cardiac surgery
Tissue engineering of cardiovascular structures