Dr Kim Chan

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Central Clinical School

Member of China Studies Centre

Telephone 02 9515 8063
Fax 02 9550 6262

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Biographical details

Dr Chan is a Staff Specialist in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Medical School. He has completed National Heart Foundation funded PhD studies on vascular disease at the University of Sydney, followed by a 2 year postdoctoral clinical and research fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, USA, under the mentorship of Prof David Wilber.

Research interests

Clinical research

Cardiac electrophysiology

Atrial arrhythmias

Sleep disordered breathing

Cardiac imaging

Awards and honours

Top-Rated Abstract Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Council at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2011

RPA Hospital Medical Officers Association Patron’s Prize for Research 2011

The RPA Cardiologists’ Award for the Best Publication by a Clinical Scientist 2010

Keywords

Heart rhythm disorders; Cardiovascular diseases

Clinical Specialty

Cardiology

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Dunn, L., Chan, K., Ng, M., Stocker, R. (2013). Vascular Complications in Diabetes. In J. Dulak, A. Józkowicz and A. Å�oboda (Eds.), Angiogenesis and Vascularisation: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Diseases, (pp. 313-337). Vienna: Springer. [More Information]

Journals

  • Vaidya, K., Semsarian, C., Chan, K. (2017). Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 975-982. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., McGrady, M., Wilcox, I. (2016). A leadless intracardiac transcatheter pacing system. The New England Journal of Medicine, 374(26), 2604-2605. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Sy, R. (2016). Catheter Ablation of Recurrent Ventricular Fibrillation: A Literature Review and Case Examples. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 25(8), 784-790. [More Information]
  • Yu, Y., Wise, S., Michael, P., Bax, D., Yuen, G., Hiob, M., Yeo, G., Filipe, E., Dunn, L., Chan, K., Mollahajian, H., Celermajer, D., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2015). Characterization of Endothelial Progenitor Cell Interactions with Human Tropoelastin. PloS One, 10(6), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Wilcox, I., Chan, K., Dimitri, H. (2014). Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea is key to achieving optimal results after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 63(6), 607-608. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Simpson, P., Yong, A., Dunn, L., Chawantanpipat, C., Hsu, C., Yu, Y., Keech, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2014). The Relationship between Endothelial Progenitor Cell Populations and Epicardial and Microvascular Coronary Disease-A Cellular, Angiographic and Physiologic Study. PloS One, 9(4), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Ghosh, J., Martin, A., Keech, A., Chan, K., Gomes, S., Singarayar, S., McGuire, M. (2013). Balloon Warming Time Is the Strongest Predictor Of Late Pulmonary Vein Electrical Reconnection Following Balloon Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 10(9), 1311-1317. [More Information]
  • Ghosh, J., Sepahpour, A., Chan, K., Singarayar, S., McGuire, M. (2013). Immediate balloon deflation for prevention of persistent phrenic nerve palsy during pulmonary vein isolation by balloon cryoablation. Heart Rhythm, 10(5), 646-652. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Ng, M. (2013). Is there a role for coronary angiography in the early detection of the vulnerable plaque? International Journal of Cardiology, 164(3), 262-266. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Ghosh, J., McGuire, M. (2013). Letter to the Editor: Over 150 potentially low-value health care practices: an Australian study. The Medical Journal of Australia, 198(2), 84-84. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., O'Connell, R., Sullivan, D., Hoffmann, L., Rajamani, K., Whiting, M., Donoghoe, M., Vanhala, M., Hamer, A., Yu, B., Stocker, R., Ng, M., Keech, A. (2013). Plasma total bilirubin levels predict amputation events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes (field) study. Diabetologia, 56(4), 724-736. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Sy, R. (2013). Toward permanent pulmonary vein isolation: The use of adenosine to unmask dormant conduction. Heart Rhythm, 10(5), 636-637. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Obeyesekere, M., Klein, G., Sy, R. (2013). Wide complex tachycardia with telltale termination: What is the mechanism? Heart Rhythm, 10(11), 1730-1731. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Adams, M. (2011). Endothelial function testing: a novel tool for early detection of cardiovascular disease? Cardiology Today, 1(2), 12-16.
  • Chan, K., Ng, M., Stocker, R. (2011). Haem oxygenase-1 and cardiovascular disease: mechanisms and therapeutic potential. Clinical Science, 120(12), 493-504. [More Information]
  • Wilcox, I., Chan, K., Lattimore, J. (2011). Hypoxia and inflammation. The New England Journal of Medicine, 364(20), 1976-1977. [More Information]
  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Dobbins, T., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2010). Doppler-derived Pulmonary Flow Reserve Detects Pulmonary Microvascular Obstruction in High Primates. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19(10), 592-594. [More Information]
  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Dobbins, T., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2010). Measurement of pulmonary flow reserve and pulmonary index of microcirculatory resistance for detection of pulmonary microvascular obstruction. PloS One, 5(3), e9601 - 1-e9601 - 9. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Wilcox, I. (2010). Obstructive sleep apnea: novel trigger and potential therapeutic target for cardiac arrhythmias. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 8(7), 981-994. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Chawantanpipat, C., Gattorna, T., Chantadansuwan, T., Kirby, A., Madden, A., Keech, A., Ng, M. (2010). The relationship between coronary stenosis severity and compression type coronary artery movement in acute myocardial infarction. American Heart Journal, 159(4), 584-592. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Ng, M. (2009). Hyperacute pulmonary edema complicating rituximab infusion. European journal of internal medicine, 20(1), e13-e13. [More Information]
  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2009). Measurement of pulmonary flow reserve in higher primates. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 36(8), 797-802. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Yuen, S., Joshua, D. (2005). A case of all-trans retinoic acid-induced myositis in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukaemia. Clinical and Laboratory Haematology, 27(6), 399-401. [More Information]

2017

  • Vaidya, K., Semsarian, C., Chan, K. (2017). Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 26(9), 975-982. [More Information]

2016

  • Chan, K., McGrady, M., Wilcox, I. (2016). A leadless intracardiac transcatheter pacing system. The New England Journal of Medicine, 374(26), 2604-2605. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Sy, R. (2016). Catheter Ablation of Recurrent Ventricular Fibrillation: A Literature Review and Case Examples. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 25(8), 784-790. [More Information]

2015

  • Yu, Y., Wise, S., Michael, P., Bax, D., Yuen, G., Hiob, M., Yeo, G., Filipe, E., Dunn, L., Chan, K., Mollahajian, H., Celermajer, D., Weiss, A., Ng, M. (2015). Characterization of Endothelial Progenitor Cell Interactions with Human Tropoelastin. PloS One, 10(6), 1-16. [More Information]

2014

  • Wilcox, I., Chan, K., Dimitri, H. (2014). Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea is key to achieving optimal results after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 63(6), 607-608. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Simpson, P., Yong, A., Dunn, L., Chawantanpipat, C., Hsu, C., Yu, Y., Keech, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2014). The Relationship between Endothelial Progenitor Cell Populations and Epicardial and Microvascular Coronary Disease-A Cellular, Angiographic and Physiologic Study. PloS One, 9(4), 1-12. [More Information]

2013

  • Ghosh, J., Martin, A., Keech, A., Chan, K., Gomes, S., Singarayar, S., McGuire, M. (2013). Balloon Warming Time Is the Strongest Predictor Of Late Pulmonary Vein Electrical Reconnection Following Balloon Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 10(9), 1311-1317. [More Information]
  • Ghosh, J., Sepahpour, A., Chan, K., Singarayar, S., McGuire, M. (2013). Immediate balloon deflation for prevention of persistent phrenic nerve palsy during pulmonary vein isolation by balloon cryoablation. Heart Rhythm, 10(5), 646-652. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Ng, M. (2013). Is there a role for coronary angiography in the early detection of the vulnerable plaque? International Journal of Cardiology, 164(3), 262-266. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Ghosh, J., McGuire, M. (2013). Letter to the Editor: Over 150 potentially low-value health care practices: an Australian study. The Medical Journal of Australia, 198(2), 84-84. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., O'Connell, R., Sullivan, D., Hoffmann, L., Rajamani, K., Whiting, M., Donoghoe, M., Vanhala, M., Hamer, A., Yu, B., Stocker, R., Ng, M., Keech, A. (2013). Plasma total bilirubin levels predict amputation events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes (field) study. Diabetologia, 56(4), 724-736. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Sy, R. (2013). Toward permanent pulmonary vein isolation: The use of adenosine to unmask dormant conduction. Heart Rhythm, 10(5), 636-637. [More Information]
  • Dunn, L., Chan, K., Ng, M., Stocker, R. (2013). Vascular Complications in Diabetes. In J. Dulak, A. Józkowicz and A. Å�oboda (Eds.), Angiogenesis and Vascularisation: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Diseases, (pp. 313-337). Vienna: Springer. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Obeyesekere, M., Klein, G., Sy, R. (2013). Wide complex tachycardia with telltale termination: What is the mechanism? Heart Rhythm, 10(11), 1730-1731. [More Information]

2011

  • Chan, K., Adams, M. (2011). Endothelial function testing: a novel tool for early detection of cardiovascular disease? Cardiology Today, 1(2), 12-16.
  • Chan, K., Ng, M., Stocker, R. (2011). Haem oxygenase-1 and cardiovascular disease: mechanisms and therapeutic potential. Clinical Science, 120(12), 493-504. [More Information]
  • Wilcox, I., Chan, K., Lattimore, J. (2011). Hypoxia and inflammation. The New England Journal of Medicine, 364(20), 1976-1977. [More Information]

2010

  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Dobbins, T., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2010). Doppler-derived Pulmonary Flow Reserve Detects Pulmonary Microvascular Obstruction in High Primates. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19(10), 592-594. [More Information]
  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Dobbins, T., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2010). Measurement of pulmonary flow reserve and pulmonary index of microcirculatory resistance for detection of pulmonary microvascular obstruction. PloS One, 5(3), e9601 - 1-e9601 - 9. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Wilcox, I. (2010). Obstructive sleep apnea: novel trigger and potential therapeutic target for cardiac arrhythmias. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 8(7), 981-994. [More Information]
  • Chan, K., Chawantanpipat, C., Gattorna, T., Chantadansuwan, T., Kirby, A., Madden, A., Keech, A., Ng, M. (2010). The relationship between coronary stenosis severity and compression type coronary artery movement in acute myocardial infarction. American Heart Journal, 159(4), 584-592. [More Information]

2009

  • Chan, K., Ng, M. (2009). Hyperacute pulmonary edema complicating rituximab infusion. European journal of internal medicine, 20(1), e13-e13. [More Information]
  • Ilsar, R., Chawantanpipat, C., Chan, K., Waugh, R., Hennessy, A., Celermajer, D., Ng, M. (2009). Measurement of pulmonary flow reserve in higher primates. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 36(8), 797-802. [More Information]

2005

  • Chan, K., Yuen, S., Joshua, D. (2005). A case of all-trans retinoic acid-induced myositis in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukaemia. Clinical and Laboratory Haematology, 27(6), 399-401. [More Information]

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