Dr. Chan is an assistant clinical professor (adjunct) of ophthalmology at the McMaster University. He has a glaucoma and anterior segment surgery practice as part of the Ocular Health Centre in Kitchener, Ontario. He received his medical degree at the University of Ottawa and completed residency at the University of Western Ontario. During residency, he received the Best Glaucoma Research Proposal Award from the Canadian Glaucoma Society, and achieved third place for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society Award for Excellence in Research. He completed a fellowship in Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of Toronto, and most recently a two-year Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business.
Dr. Chan served as co-chair of the glaucoma section planning committee at the Canadian Ophthalmological Society meeting in 2019, chair of the planning committee for the Canadian Glaucoma Society annual meeting in 2018, and was co-director of the glaucoma skills transfer course at the Canadian Ophthalmological Society annual meeting in 2017 and at the International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery in 2018. In addition to authoring 5 textbook chapters and 13 journal articles, he has given over 50 presentations in national and international conferences. His current research focus is in novel glaucoma treatment options, anterior segment reconstruction, and use of technologies in improving the patient experience and medical education.
Financial Disclosure: Dr. Chan has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:
- Bausch + Lomb
- Johnson & Johnson
- Labtician Thea