Dr. MacDonald is originally from North Dakota, growing up in the Boulder area and attending Niwot High School. He received his bachelor of science in Engineering/Physics in 1992 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and his medical degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. MacDonald then received postgraduate training at Northwestern University in Internal Medicine, a Clinical Cardiology Fellowship and an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship. In the summer of 2003 this highly recruited physician chose to return to Colorado to practice cardiology and joined South Denver Cardiology Associates.
Dr. MacDonald brings intensive skills to SDCA, including intense training in coronary interventions (balloon and stent angioplasty), as well as certification for Nuclear Medicine Studies. His clinical interests center around coronary artery disease and management of acute myocardial infarction and he joins as an eighth physician in an active, highly skilled interventional team at SDCA. He is also certified to perform percutaneous PFO and ASD closures.
Among Dr. MacDonald’s awards are election to the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society as an undergraduate (1991) and election to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1996). He was named Chief Cardiology Fellow at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and also received the Cardiology Fellow Forum of Excellence Award from the American Heart Association (2001). He has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Lee is married and has three beautiful daughters.