Dr. Brian Chan attended McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario for his undergraduate degree in the Bachelor of Health Sciences. Afterwards he completed both his undergraduate medicine and post-graduate training in Ophthalmology at McMaster University. After 12 years of post-secondary education, he then completed additional fellowship training in Uveitis with world renowned Dr. Stephen Foster in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. In addition, during his first year of practice he also completed a Masters in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Brian J. Chan is currently assistant clinical professor at McMaster University. He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in uveitis, medical glaucoma, and cataract surgery. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and has hospital privileges to perform ophthalmic laser and surgical procedures at Hamilton Regional Eye Institute. This is also where Dr. Chan plays an active role in training medical students and ophthalmology residents.
Dr. Chan is grateful for the opportunity to practice in Hamilton, so that he can give back to the community where he was trained . A particular focus of his career is to provide much needed ophthalmic care in an under-serviced area in East Hamilton.