Stephen Chan, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stephen Chan, MD, PhD, is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and serves as the Director for the Vascular Medicine Institute and the Director for the Center of Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine. Dr. Chan is a practicing cardiologist and scientist who leads a basic science and translational research laboratory studying the molecular mechanisms of cardiopulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Chan is a standing member of Leadership Committee of the 3CPR Council of the American Heart Association, the Chair of the National Institutes of Health Respiratory Integrative Biology and Translational Research (RIBT) study section, and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Addis Clinic, a non-profit organization devoted to offering remote telemedicine consultations to impoverished populations in the world. Dr. Chan holds multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health, is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and holds an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.

Dr. Chan received his Bachelor of Science in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, and his MD and PhD in Medicine and Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco, CA. His post-graduate training was conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Internal Medicine), Massachusetts General Hospital (Cardiology), and Harvard Medical School (Cardiology).

In his free time, Dr. Chan enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons in Pittsburgh.

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