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Professor Jonathan Chan is the Director of Echocardiography and Senior Partner Cardiologist at the Gold Coast Heart Centre located at Gold Coast Private, Pindara, and John Flynn private hospitals. He also has a consultant cardiologist appointment at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. He has special interests in Multi-modality Cardiac Imaging for non-invasive assessment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, and cardiomyopathies.
Professor Chan graduated from the University of Queensland in medicine with First Class Honours in 1998 and completed his specialist cardiology training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He then undertook further specialisation abroad at Harvard Medical School in USA and graduated from the Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston. He holds the academic title of Professor of Medicine at the Heart Foundation Research Centre and School of Medicine at Griffith University.
Professor Chan is dedicated and committed to the training and education of echocardiography in Australia with emphasis on maintenance of high international standards. He serves as Faculty and invited speaker at many regular National and International conferences including Echo Australia, Cardiac Imaging Australasia, Echo Port Douglas, and Echo Hong Kong annual meetings. He has been elected to serve as committee member on the ANZ international regional chapter of the Society of Computed Tomography (SCCT) which is the international professional association responsible for training and accreditation of cardiac CT worldwide.
He has been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy postgraduate degree in Medicine and his PhD thesis is focused on the development of advanced echocardiography technique of speckle tracking technology to improve evaluation of heart disease. Through active research collaboration with Harvard University and University of Queensland, Prof. Chan’s academic profile includes more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals, international conference papers, and chapters in cardiology textbooks. His research has been published in internationally reputable journals including Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation of the American Heart Association, European Heart Journal, and Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.
His qualifications are acknowledged locally in Australia, United States, and United Kingdom, where he has been elected as Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London FRCP(London), Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ), Level 3 (expert) International Certification by Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), Level 3 (expert) International Certification by Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography (SCCT), Level B certification by Australian Conjoint Committee in Cardiac CT training, and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). Professor Chan offers inpatient/outpatient consultation services and cardiac imaging services in Echocardiography, 3 Dimensional Transoesophageal Echo, cardiac CT Angiography, and Stress Echo at Gold Coast Private and Pindara Private Hospitals.