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International Speaker

Dr Ngai-Yin Chan

Chief of Service and Consultant Physician

Department of Medicine & Geriatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong

Dr Ngai-Yin Chan is currently Chief of Service and Consultant Physician in the Department of Medicine & Geriatrics in Princess Margaret Hospital. He is also an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been taking very active roles in different professional organisations in Hong Kong and was the past President of the Hong Kong Inter-Hospital Network of Pacing and Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is currently the President-Elect of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology. In addition, he is the Organising Chairman of the Annual Scientific Congress of Hong Kong College of Cardiology; the Co-chairman of the Asian Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference; and is currently the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society’s Public Affairs subcommittee.

Dr Chan’s research interest is on catheter cryoablation; epidemiology and community screening of atrial fibrillation; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and pacing therapy; preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation. He is the first author of over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts, the editor of a textbook titled “The Practice of Catheter Cryoablation for Arrhythmias” and the manuscript reviewer of Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, American Journal of Cardiology, Catheterisation and Cardiovascular Intervention, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology and Journal of Hong Kong College of Cardiology. With his outstanding performance both professionally and in the community, he won the Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in 2006 and the Hong Kong Humanity Award in 2015.