- Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia
- Regional Head, Interventional Cardiology, Fraser Health
- Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Interventional Cardiology, Royal Columbian Hospital
- Ex-executive committee member, The Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology
- Primary research interests: Transcatheter therapy for structural heart disease, regional STEMI revascularization program, Complex coronary interventions
- Local PI for RESPECT, TOTAL, MASTER, TWILIGHT, LAAO-PAS, POLESTAR studies
- 66 publications
Albert Chan MD MSc FRCPC FACC
Dr. Chan oversees the interventional cardiology division at Fraser Health and is the director of cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology at Royal Columbian Hospital.
Dr. Chan received his medical degree at the University of Toronto, and underwent cardiology residency at the University of British Columbia, and interventional cardiology fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard Medical School. He has been on staff as an interventional cardiologist at Royal Columbian Hospital since 2004.
His clinical interests include minimal invasive structural cardiac interventions such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, left atrial appendage closure, patent foramen ovale/atrial septal defect closure, and balloon mitral valvuloplasty, as well as complex coronary interventions. He has made numerous publications in medical journals, and has been involved in a number of multi-national clinical research studies.
Dr. Chan served as a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Examiner for Cardiology Certification in 2012-17, and an executive committee member of the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American College of Cardiology, and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia.