Vancouver Thoracic Surgery Group

At Vancouver General Hospital & Coastal Health

To Schedule An Appointment

Call 604.875.5388

Vancouver Thoracic Surgeons //

Dr. John Yee | MD, FRCS(C)


​Associate Professor UBC, UBC Head of Thoracic Surgery

Director of BC Lung Transplantation Program

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Dr. Anna L. McGuire | MD, FRCS(C)


M.D., University of Toronto (2006)

F.R.C.S.C., General Surgery, Queens University (2011)

F.R.C.S.C., Thoracic Surgery, University of Ottawa (2013)

Advanced Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Ottawa (2014)

M.Sc. Epidemiology, University of London, UK (2017)

Clinical Appointments:

Active Staff Thoracic Surgeon, Vancouver General Hospital

Academic Appointments:

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

Clinician Scientist, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Undergraduate Medical Education Director, Thoracic Surgery, University of British Columbia

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Fellowship Director, University of British Columbia

Research Interests/Projects:

VGH-BCCA Lung Cancer CT Screening Trial, Co-Investigator

Physician-Lead Quality Improvement (PLQI) in Thoracic Surgery, Principal Investigator

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Dr. Alexander L. Lee | MD, MSc, SC, FRCS(C)



Dr. Lee went to the University of Western Ontario for medical school, cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery.

His interests are: minimally invasive thoracic & foregut surgery, lung transplant, ECMO, & EVLP.

Leadership Positions:
President, BC Chest Surgery Association
Program Director, Thoracic Surgery, UBC
Program Director, Surgical Foundations, UBC

Administrative Assistant:
Ms. Liana Polsinelli