• Cardiology
  • General cardiology, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Interventional

Areas of interest


Prof William Chan is Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University. He is a consultant and interventional cardiologist as well as a clinician investigator. His public appointments are based at the Western Health and The Alfred where he works as a consultant cardiologist with close affiliation to the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. He is also the Head of Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories at Western Health and leads the Interventional Services Program. Prof Chan is the co-founder of the Western Health Cardiogenic Shock Initiative in collaboration with Alfred Health. This treatment platform, is the first in the State of Victoria, streamlines the care of very sick patients who present in cardiogenic shock due to severe heart attacks.

Prof Chan's clinical interests include transradial coronary interventions in elective and STEMI settings; complex coronary interventions; and catheterbased alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. His research interests encompass coronary artery disease, cardiac registries and outcomes, cardiogenic shock, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and microcirculatory dysfunction. Prof Chan supervises basic physician trainees, cardiology advanced trainees, PhD fellows and medical students.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Grey Street Consulting Suites and Clinics

Level 1, Grey Street Building
124 Grey Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Consulting Location

36 Lyons Street
Williamstown VIC 3016

Consulting Location


615 Dandenong Rd
Armadale VIC 3143

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


  • MBBS (Hons), University of Melbourne, 2001
  • FRACP, 2008
  • PhD, Monash University, 2011


  • Improving myocardial salvage in acute myocardial infarction
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiac registries and outcomes
  • Microcirculatory disorders (INOCA, MINOCA)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Professional Associations

  • RACP

Public Appointments

  • Alfred Health
  • Western Health

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