Dr Daniel Chan
Adjunct Lecturer

Dr Daniel Chan

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Dr Daniel Chan is a General Surgeon, completing post-fellowship training in Upper GI Surgery. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the St George & Sutherland Clinical School, located at St George Hospital. 

As an early career researcher, he has over 40 peer-reviewed journal publications in Upper GI surgery, therapeutic endoscopy, bariatric surgery, and surgical oncology. He supervises undergraduate Independent Learning Project & BSc (Medicine) Honours students. 



Research Interests:

Minimally invasive surgery, Endoscopic surgery, Hernia surgery, Obesity, Bariatric surgery, Reflux, Surgical Oncology,


Society Memberships & Professional Activities:

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, RACS Military Surgeons Section

Australian and New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society  

Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association 

Australasian Military Medicine Association 

Gastroenterological Society of Australia 

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (International member)

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Chen MZ; Chan DL; Alshahrani MS; Altoukhi K; Alzahrani N; Morris DL, 2020, 'Impact of cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC on intraoperative gastrointestinal wall thickness and patient outcomes', Anticancer Research, vol. 40, pp. 2865 - 2869, http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14262
    Journal articles | 2015
    Chan DL; Alzahrani NA; Morris DL; Chua TC, 2015, 'Systematic review and meta-analysis of hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy as bridging therapy for colorectal liver metastases', Surgical Oncology, vol. 24, pp. 162 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.suronc.2015.06.014
    Journal articles | 2014
    Chan DL; Alzahrani NA; Morris DL; Chua TC, 2014, 'Systematic review of efficacy and outcomes of salvage liver transplantation after primary hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma', Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia), vol. 29, pp. 31 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.12399
    Journal articles | 2014
    Chan DL; Talbot ML; Chen Z; Kwon SCM, 2014, 'Simultaneous ventral hernia repair in bariatric surgery', ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol. 84, pp. 581 - 583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.12174
    Journal articles | 2014
    Williams BHM; Alzahrani NA; Chan DL; Chua TC; Morris DL, 2014, 'Repeat cytoreductive surgery (CRS) for recurrent colorectal peritoneal metastases: Yes or no?', European Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 40, pp. 943 - 949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2013.10.022
    Journal articles | 2013
    Chan DKY; Cordato DJ; O Rourke F; Chan DL; Pollack A; Reddel H; Levi CR, 2013, 'Comprehensive stroke units: a review of comparative evidence and experience', International Journal of Stroke, vol. 8, pp. 260 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-4949.2012.00850.x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Chan DL; Morris DL; Chua TC, 2013, 'Clinical efficacy and predictors of outcomes of repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma-A systematic review', Surgical Oncology, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.suronc.2013.02.009
    Journal articles | 2013
    Chan DL; Morris DL; Chua TC; Rao A, 2013, 'Intraperitoneal chemotherapy in ovarian cancer: A review of tolerance and efficacy', Cancer Management and Research, vol. 4, pp. 413 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CMAR.S31070
    Journal articles | 2012
    Ko A; Van Nguyen H; Chan L; Shen Q; Ding XM; Chan DL; Chan DKY; Brock K; Clemson L, 2012, 'Developing a self-reported tool on fall risk based on toileting responses on in-hospital falls', Geriatric Nursing, vol. 33, pp. 9 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2011.07.012

My Teaching

Involved with teaching and examination of Phase 1, 2 & 3 students through St George Hospital Clinical School.