Dr. Chan is a graduate of New York Medical College (1986) and completed residency & fellowship training at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is Nephrology Board Certified since 1992. Dr. Chan specializes in outpatient Nephrology, and is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive, personalized medical care for a wide variety of patients in the New York City area. He has provided expert Nephrology consultation requested by primary care physicians for over 30 years. Dr. Chan is a solo practitioner, who does not utilize physician extenders (nurses or physician assistants) so all consultations are conducted face-to-face with patients. In addition, encrypted & HIPAA compliant audio/video "telehealth" virtual office visits are available as well. As a specialist only, Dr. Chan integrates medical evaluation, testing procedures, and decisions regarding therapy with patients' referring & collaborating physicians. Medication reconciliation is conducted with pharmacies regularly. He is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Upper East Side Dialysis Center, and Chinatown Dialysis Center. Dr. Chan attended New York City public schools, including Bronx Science, and CUNY's Sophie Davis Program.
DR. CHAN'S PRACTICE IS 100% NEPHROLOGY (NO PRIMARY CARE)
Areas of Special Interest
modern treatment of diabetic kidney disease
chronic kidney disease, stages 2,3,4,5 (eGFR<60)
protein (albumin) in the urine
gout flares and prevention, elevated uric acid, tophi reduction
anemia caused by kidney disease, EPO deficiency resistant hypertension microscopic hematuria (blood in the urine) secondary hyperparathyroidism/vitamin D deficiency kidney stone prevention sodium & water imbalance (hyponatremia)