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Prof Jonathan Chan


Prof Jonathan Chan


Professor Jonathan Chan is Director of Echocardiography and senior partner cardiologist at the Gold Coast Heart Centre. He has been appointed as Professor of Medicine at Griffith University and holds Eminent Consultant Staff Specialist position at The Prince Charles Hospital and Gold Coast University Hospital. He has particular clinical interest in cardiac imaging including stress echocardiography and cardiac CT angiography.

Professor Chan is a First Class Honours medical graduate of the University of Queensland in 1998 and was awarded the AMA Memorial Prize by the Australian Medical Association.

He completed cardiology training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane before undertaking the Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship at Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston, USA. He has been awarded a PhD Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine with research focused on the development of myocardial strain using speckle tracking echocardiography. His latest book chapter on “Strain and Myocardial Work” was published in the American Society of Echo Textbook.

Professor Chan is dedicated to his practice in clinical cardiology and strives to provide compassionate patient care and expertise to the highest quality. He is committed to promote education of cardiac imaging in Australia with emphasis on maintenance of high international standards.

His academic contribution to the field of cardiac imaging has been internationally recognised in numerous publications, as recipient of NHMRC grant and invitations to teach as honorary faculty at many international conferences worldwide including Echo Australia, Cardiac Imaging Australasia, Heart Meeting Port Douglas, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Asian Society of Cardiac Imaging, American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, and Echo Hong Kong scientific meetings.

He is accredited by the ANZ Conjoint Committee for qualifications to practice non-invasive Cardiac CT coronary angiography to evaluate coronary artery disease. He served on the committee of the ANZ chapter of the Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT) and was the co-author and expert panel member appointed by CSANZ to develop the first Coronary Calcium Score Position Statement for Australia and New Zealand. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE).


  • Stress echocardiography
  • Strain Echocardiography 
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiography 
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardio-Oncology (Chemotherapy induced cardiotoxicity)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Cardiac CT angiography and Calcium Scoring
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