Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Cardiology
  • General cardiology, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Interventional

Areas of Interest

About

Dr. William Chan is Associate 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. A/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. Dr. 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. Dr Chan supervises basic physician trainees, cardiology advanced trainees, PhD fellows and medical students.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

36 Lyons Street
Williamstown VIC 3016

Consulting Location

CVS

615 Dandenong Rd
Armadale VIC 3143

Consulting Location

Epworth Medical Centre

G1
173 Lennox Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Research

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

Qualifications

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

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • CSANZ

Public Appointments

  • Alfred Health
  • Western Health