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Professor Daniel Chan

Prof Daniel Chan

Daniel KY Chan is a senior staff specialist and director of Aged Care and Rehabilitation at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. He is also a conjoint Professor of Geriatrics at the University of New South Wales and an adjunct Professor at the University of Western Sydney. He has qualifications in clinical practice (FRACP, FHKCP), research (MD) and health service management (MHA, AFCHSE). He has been involved with many molecular biology, epidemiological, Parkinson's disease, stroke, vascular dementia and health service related research.

Professor Chan has over 150 publications in journals, about two-fifth of these as first author. Many are internationally reputable journals, some highly prestigious. Some of the best journals include New England Journal of Medicine,the top journals in neurology and geriatrics. Published Chan's Practical Geriatrics 3rd edition which has been translated into Chinese and endorsed as China's national teaching material.

Phone: 9722 7558


Dr Daniel Chan is a General Surgeon, completing post fellowship training in Upper GI Surgery. He is a Conjoint Associate Lecturer at the St George & Sutherland Clinical School, located at St George Hospital. 

As an early career researcher, he has 36 peer-reviewed journal publications in Upper GI surgery, therapeutic endoscopy and surgical oncology. He currently supervises undergraduate Independent Learning Project & BSc (Medicine) Honours students. 

Post-nominals: MStJ JP MBBS MPH FRACS


Research Interests:

Minimally invasive surgery, Endoscopic surgery, Hernia surgery, Obesity, Bariatric surgery, Reflux, Surgical Oncology,


Society Memberships & Professional Activities:

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, RACS Military Surgeons Section

Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society  

Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association 

Australasian Military Medicine Association 

Gastroenterological Society of Australia 

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (International member)