Senior Consultant Cardiologist
Coronary interventions, Peripheral interventions including Carotid Stenting, Aortic and Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty
Medical Conditions Treated:
English, Mandarin, French, Hakka
MB BCh (Ireland), MRCP (Int Med) (United Kingdom), FAMS (Cardiology) (Singapore), FRCP (Int Med) (United Kingdom)
Dr Chan is widely known in the region for his medical expertise in coronary interventions, peripheral interventions including carotid stenting and aortic and mitral balloon valvuloplasty. Dr Chan introduced several “first procedures” in Singapore, including transradial coronary interventions, rotablator atherectomy and aortic valvuloplasty. He is widely regarded as one of the leading authorities in the field of coronary interventions especially in chronic total occlusion (CTO) and is faculty member of Trans Catheter Therapeutics (USA), TCT Asia Pacific (South Korea), PCR Asia (Singapore), He has published over 100 papers in international peer reviewed journals and contributed several book chapters.
Dr Chan was a Clinical Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Aberdeen from 1984 to 1986 and was appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 2001. He was formerly a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Director of the Interventional Cardiology at the National Heart Centre, Singapore before leaving for private practice in 2004.
Graduated from the National University of Ireland in Dublin with a Honours Degree (1982), Dr Chan received the Leonard Abramson Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons Medical School in the Final MB and the Desmond Lyons Gold Medal in Medicine from St Laurence Hospital (1982). He obtained his MRCP (UK) in 1985. Dr Chan received his cardiology training at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland. Green Lane Hospital, New Zealand and University Hospital Charles Nicole, Rouen, France. He was admitted as a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 1996 and American College of Cardiology in 1999.