About ASN

Christopher T. Chan, MD, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Christopher T. Chan, MD, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto in 1995. After completing his post-graduate training in internal medicine and nephrology at the University of Toronto, he pursued further training in cardiovascular physiology. He joined the Division of Nephrology at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network in 2002. He is the Divisional Director of Nephrology and Professor of Medicine at the University Health Network. He also holds the R. Fraser Elliott Chair in Home Dialysis.

Dr. Chan has contributed to over 150 peer-reviewed articles and has written multiple book chapters in the field of home dialysis. He has also co-led the KDIGO consensus meeting in novel approaches in blood purification and has served as chair of the cardiac committee of the Frequent Hemodialysis Network Trials. He is presently a member of the steering committee of the ACTIVE trial. His current research interests include the clinical, genomic physiological changes of intensive hemodialysis, cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease, and sleep disorders in patients with end-stage renal disease.