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Kok Meng John Chan

Kok Meng John Chan, BMedSci, BM BS, MSc, PhD, FRCS Ed, FRCS Eng, FRCS Cardiothoracic Surgery (U.K.), FAHA (U.S.A.)

Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL) Hospital
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Cardiac, Aorta and Thoracic Surgeon) KL
Suite 213, 2nd Floor, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, KL Sentral,
Kuala Lumpur,  50470
Malaysia
KMJohnChan@yahoo.com
+603 2276 7092 (alternative)
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

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Background

 

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Cardiac, Aorta & Thoracic Surgeon), Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL) Hospital, Malaysia (Resident)

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Cardiac, Aorta & Thoracic Surgeon), Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Visiting)

Honorary Secretary, Malaysian Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (MATCVS)

Honorary Secretary, Malaysian Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery (MBCTS)

Honorary Senior Clinical Research Fellow, National Heart & Lung Institute, Royal Brompton Campus, Imperial College London, U.K.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

BMedSci (First Class Honours), BM BS, University of Nottingham, U.K.

FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, U.K.

FRCS, FRCS CTh, Royal College of Surgeons of England, U.K.

MSc (Clinical Trials), University of London, U.K.

DIC, PhD (Cardiac Surgery), Imperial College London, U.K.

FAHA, American Heart Association, U.S.A.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and Specialist Registration in Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Medical Council, U.K.

Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery, U.K.

National Specialist Registration (NSR) in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Malaysia.

Gazetted as Specialist in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Specialist Certification in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Health & Social Affairs, Monaco.

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Level 2 Accreditation, U.K.

Full Registration, General Medical Council, U.K.

Full Registration, Malaysian Medical Council, Malaysia

 

PRIZES & AWARDS

Bart Prize, University of Nottingham, U.K. (1993)

Researcher Development Award, National Institute of Health Research, Department of Health, U.K. (2006)

Lansdell & Lawson Award, British Medical Association, U.K. (2007)

Hounsfield Award, Imperial College London, U.K. (2008)

Travel Award, American Heart Association, U.S.A. (2012)

Certificate of Recognition, Governor of the State of Sarawak, Malaysia (2014)

Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons of England, U.K. (2015)

 

 

Other Interests

 

Cardiac, Aorta and Thoracic surgery (Heart, Aorta, Lung and Chest surgery)

Mitral valve repair and replacement surgery

Tricuspid valve repair and replacement surgery

Aortic valve surgery

Aorta surgery (Aortic Root, Ascending Aorta, Aortic Arch, Descending Aorta)

Personalised External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) surgery

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery

Cardiac tumour surgery

Atrial Septal Defect surgery

Mediastinal Tumour and Thymus surgery

Lung Tumour and Cancer surgery

Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax surgery

Sympathetectomy for Hyperhidrosis (Sweaty Hands / Palms) surgery

Video Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) surgery

 

INTERNATIONAL LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

 

1. KMJ Chan, SG Raja, GD Dreyfus. Tricuspid leaflet augmentation: a repair technique to address severe leaflet tethering in tricuspid regurgitation. 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, San Francisco, California, USA, Jan 2009.

 

2. KMJ Chan, GD Dreyfus. Tricuspid regurgitation secondary to mitral valve disease: new insights. 43 Convegno Cardiologia 2009, Milan, Italy, Sept 2009.

 

3. KMJ Chan, JTA Gavino, GD Dreyfus. Truly stentless autologous pericardial aortic valve replacement: an alternative to standard aortic valve replacement. 90th Annual meeting of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto, Canada, May 2010. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PRESENTATION)

 

4. KMJ Chan, GD Dreyfus. Asymptomatic mitral regurgitation: surgical advances. European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010, Stockholm, August 2010.

 

5. KMJ Chan, GD Dreyfus. Asymptomatic mitral regurgitation: surgical perspective. Advanced forum on mitral valve repair, Monaco, November 2010.

 

6. KMJ Chan. Tricuspid valve anatomy and pathophysiology. European Valve Repair Group Annual Meeting, London, United Kingdom, June 2011.

 

7. KMJ Chan, R Wage, K Symmonds, I Roussin, M Flather, DJ Pennell, SK Prasad, PJ Kilner, JR Pepper. Mitral valve annuloplasty in addition to coronary artery bypass grafting in moderate functional ischaemic mitral regurgitation reverses left ventricular remodeling and restores left ventricular geometry: preliminary results of the Randomized Ischaemic Mitral Evaluation (RIME) Trial. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 2011.

 

8. KMJ Chan, R Wage, K Symmonds, I Roussin, M Flather, DJ Pennell, SK Prasad, PJ Kilner, JR Pepper. Mitral valve annular, leaflet and papillary muscle geometry and function in functional ischaemic mitral regurgitation: new insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 2011.

 

9. KMJ Chan. Long term results of mitral valve repair. The Valve Repair Trilogy: Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid, Monaco, March 2012.

 

10. KMJ Chan, GD Dreyfus. Concomitant tricuspid annuloplasty: when, how and why not? The Valve Repair Trilogy: Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid, Monaco, March 2012.

 

11. KMJ Chan. Pathophysiology of functional mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Barcelona, October 2012. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LECTURE)

 

12. KMJ Chan, PP Punjabi, M Flather, R Wage, K Symmonds, I Roussin, S Rahman-Hayley, DJ Pennell, PJ Kilner, GD Dreyfus, JR Pepper. Coronary artery bypass grafting with or without mitral valve annuloplasty: final results of the Randomized Ischemic Mitral Evaluation (RIME) Trial. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Los Angeles, California, USA, November 2012.

 

13. KMJ Chan. Pathophysiology and natural history of functional mitral regurgitation. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2014.

 

14. KMJ Chan. Pathophysiology and natural history functional tricuspid regurgitation. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2014.

 

15. KMJ Chan. Mitral valve repair for functional ischaemic MR: indications, techniques and results. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2014.

 

16. KMJ Chan. Indications, techniques and long term results of tricuspid valve repair for functional TR. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2014.

 

17. KMJ Chan. The Ischaemic Mitral Valve. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Advanced Course on Aortic and Mitral Valve Reconstructive Surgery, Windsor, UK, July 2014.

 

18. KMJ Chan. Mitral valve repair for ischaemic mitral regurgitation: indications, techniques and long term results. 24th Annual Congress of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 2014.

 

19. KMJ Chan. Tricuspid valve repair for functional tricuspid regurgitation: indications, techniques and long term results. 24th Annual Congress of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 2014.

 

20. KMJ Chan. Moderate ischaemic mitral regurgitation: CABG only or concomitant valve repair? American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, USA, November 2014. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LECTURE)

 

21. KMJ Chan. Pathophysiology of functional tricuspid regurgitation. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, USA, November 2014. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LECTURE)

 

22. KMJ Chan.  Pathophysiology and natural history of functional mitral regurgitation. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2015.

 

23. KMJ Chan. Mitral valve repair in functional ischaemic mitral regurgitation: indications, techniques and long term results. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2015.

 

24. KMJ Chan. Mitral valve repair in dilated cardiomyopathy: how effective? European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2015.

 

25. KMJ Chan.  Pathophysiology and natural history of functional tricuspid regurgitation. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2015.

 

26. KMJ Chan. Addressing severe leaflet tethering in functional tricuspid regurgitation: indications, techniques and long term results. European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Functional Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation Course, Windsor, UK, Feb 2015.

 

27. KMJ Chan. Hunterian Lecture: Pathophysiology and surgical treatment of functional ischaemic mitral regurgitation. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester, UK, Mac 2015. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LECTURE)

 

28. KMJ Chan.  Functional tricuspid regurgitation: when should we intervene? Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester, UK, Mac 2015.

 

29. KMJ Chan. Concomitant tricuspid valve surgery: to repair or not to repair? European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery Advanced Aortic and Mitral Valve Reconstruction Surgery Course, Windsor, U.K., July 2015.

 

30. KMJ Chan. Update on Heart Valve Disease. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 4th Borneo Surgical Delights Meeting, Pontianak, Indonesia, October 2015.

 

31. KMJ Chan. Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Revascularise only, repair or replace? American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 2015. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LECTURE)

 

 

 

Research

 

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MITRAL VALVE REPAIR SURGERY

Functional Mitral & Tricuspid Regurgitation

Randomised Ischaemic Mitral Evaluation (RIME) Trial

Ischaemic mitral regurgitation surgical treatment

Treatment of moderate functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: CABG only or mitral valve repair in addition?

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance assessment of mitral regurgitation

Mitral valve repair using artificial neochordae

Mitral valve endocarditis surgery

Rheumatic mitral valve disease surgery

Degenerative mitral valve disease surgery

 

TRICUSPID VALVE REPAIR SURGERY

Functional Mitral & Tricuspid Regurgitation

Tricuspid valve repair for tricuspid annular dilatation

Tricuspid valve repair by leaflet augmentation using autologous pericardium for leaflet tethering

Stages of functional tricuspid regurgitation

Tricuspid valve disease

Tricuspid valve surgery

Functional tricuspid regurgitation assessment and treatment

Pathophysiology of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation

 

AORTIC VALVE SURGERY

Stentless autologous pericardial aortic valve replacement

Choice of prosthesis in aortic valve replacement

 

AORTIC SURGERY

Manufacturing an external aortic root support for the dilated ascending aorta

Early results of external aortic root support for the dilated ascending aorta

Ascending aortic aneurysm surgery

 

CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY

Technique to avoid tension in the left internal mammary artery to LAD anastomosis

Technique to correct size mismatch in coronary anastomosis

Review of Coronary Artery Disease in Malaysia

 

CARDIAC TUMOUR SURGERY

Surgical resection of left atrial paraganglioma

 

CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS

Biocompatible oxygenators in cardiopulmonary bypass

 

REOPERATIONS

Technique for redo sternotomy

 

THORACIC SURGERY

Intrathoracic staging of non small cell lung cancer

Review of Lung Cancer research in Malaysia

 

OTHERS

Assessment of platelet function

Evaluation of recently introduced technology

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy