Dr. Edward Chan, MD

Dr. Edward Chan, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Edward Chan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch and specializes in thoracic surgery, lung transplant surgery, and more.

6550 Fannin St Ste 1601

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-5177

Insurance Accepted

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  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Chan performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Chan performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chan performs Lung Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Chan performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Chan's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Emphysema
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Edward Chan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch and specializes in thoracic surgery, lung transplant surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Chan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chan

3.7

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1 Star
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Dr Chan is an excellent physician!! I would actually call him my hero! He successfully performed surgery on my left lung, removing all the cancer! Very caring, professional, and thorough! I would highly recommend Dr Chan for any type of surgery!!
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Dr. Chan and his staff were amazing!! Very understanding, and listens, which I have found is a rarity.
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