Justin Chan

Justin Chan

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Primary research interests include:

  • patient safety and quality improvement in surgery
  • minimising post operative pain in cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • decision making in surgery
  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 - ongoing Clinical Fellow in Cardiovascular Surgery Toronto General Hospital
    2018 - ongoing Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Melbourne Australia BMedSci
    University of Melbourne Australia MBBS
    University of Melbourne Australia PGDipSA
    University of Adelaide Australia MPhil (Surgery)
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Australia FRACS (Cardiothoracic)
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Daniel, J., Glynatsis, J. M., Kovoor, J. G., Stretton, B., Bacchi, S., Ovenden, C. D., . . . Gupta, A. K. (2024). Sensorineural hearing loss after cardiac surgery: a systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 94(4), 536-544.
    DOI
    2024 Geraci, T. C., Chan, J., Angel, L., & Chang, S. H. (2024). Concurrent tracheobronchoplasty and bilateral lung transplant for obstructive lung disease. JTCVS Techniques, 23, 182-183.
    DOI
    2024 Hussain, S. T., Kumar, A., Chan, J., James, L., Smith, D., & Moazami, N. (2024). Anatomical considerations and surgical technique of porcine cardiac xenotransplantation. JTCVS Techniques.
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    2023 Chan, J. C. Y., Man, H. S. J., Asghar, U. M., McRae, K., Zhao, Y., Donahoe, L. L., . . . de Perrot, M. (2023). Impact of sex on outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 42(11), 1578-1586.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC1
    2023 Moazami, N., Stern, J. M., Khalil, K., Kim, J. I., Narula, N., Mangiola, M., . . . Montgomery, R. A. (2023). Pig-to-human heart xenotransplantation in two recently deceased human recipients. Nature Medicine, 29(8), 1989-1997.
    DOI Scopus22 Europe PMC8
    2023 Marro, M., Leiva-Juárez, M. M., D’Ovidio, F., Chan, J., Van Raemdonck, D., Ceulemans, L. J., . . . Keshavjee, S. (2023). Lung Transplantation for Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Kartagener Syndrome: A Multicenter Study. Transplant International, 36, 10819.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Murshed, I., Gupta, A. K., Camilos, A. N., Sabab, A., Bacchi, S., Kovoor, J. G., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2023). Surgical interhospital transfer mortality: National analysis. British Journal of Surgery, 110(5), 591-598.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2023 Jolly, S., Chu, M. K. W., Gupta, A. K., Mitchell, J., Kovoor, J. G., Stewart, S. K., . . . Maddern, G. J. (2023). Potentially avoidable mortality after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in Australia: an 8-year qualitative analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 93(7-8), 1825-1832.
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    2023 Kennedy, N., Petrakis, N., Chan, J., & Jurisevic, C. (2023). Spontaneous pneumothorax rates following video-assisted thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis with or without resection of macroscopic bullous disease. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 93(10), 2402-2405.
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    2023 Chang, S. H., Chan, J., & Patterson, G. A. (2023). History of Lung Transplantation. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 44(1), 1-13.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC1
    2023 Chan, J. C. Y., Chaban, R., Chang, S. H., Angel, L. F., Montgomery, R. A., & Pierson, R. N. (2023). Future of Lung Transplantation: Xenotransplantation and Bioengineering Lungs. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 44(1), 201-214.
    DOI Scopus2
    2022 Gupta, A. K., Leslie, A., Hewitt, J. N., Kovoor, J. G., Ovenden, C. D., Edwards, S., . . . Worthington, M. G. (2022). Cardiac surgery on patients with COVID‐19: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92(5), 1007-1014.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS13 Europe PMC8
    2022 Gupta, A. K., Ovenden, C. D., Nathin, K., Aujayeb, N., Hewitt, J. N., Kovoor, J. G., . . . Wells, A. (2022). Geographical distribution of authorship for leading cardiothoracic surgery journals.. Journal of cardiac surgery, 37(12), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2022 Gupta, A. K., Sabab, A., Goh, R., Ovenden, C. D., Kovoor, J. G., Ramponi, F., . . . Kleinig, T. J. (2022). Endovascular thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke after cardiac surgery.. J Card Surg, 37(12), 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2022 Gupta, A. K., Kerr, L. D., Stretton, B., Kovoor, J. G., Ovenden, C. D., Hewitt, J. N., & Chan, J. C. Y. (2022). Trends in the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Literature: A Bibliometric Analysis in the COVID-19 Era. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology, 54(1), 19-28.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC1
    2022 Chang, S. H., Smith, D. E., Carillo, J. A., Sommer, P. M., Geraci, T. C., Williams, D., . . . Moazami, N. (2022). Efficacy of proning in acute respiratory distress syndrome on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. JTCVS Techniques, 16, 109-116.
    DOI Scopus1
    2022 Chan, J. C. Y., & Chang, S. H. (2022). Commentary: Another tool for the chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension toolbox. JTCVS Open, 10, 73-74.
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    2022 Lewis, T. C., Lesko, M., Rudym, D., Lonze, B. E., Mangiola, M., Natalini, J. G., . . . Angel, L. F. (2022). One-year immunologic outcomes of lung transplantation utilizing hepatitis C-viremic donors. Clinical Transplantation, 36(8), e14749.
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    2020 Nolan, G. S., Dunne, J. A., Kiely, A. L., Pritchard Jones, R. O., Gardiner, M., Jain, A., . . . Pinder, R. (2020). The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on skin cancer surgery in the United Kingdom: a national, multi-centre, prospective cohort study and survey of Plastic Surgeons. British Journal of Surgery, 107(12), e598-e600.
    DOI Scopus31 Europe PMC19
    2020 Tran, M., Surman, T., Worthington, M., & Chan, J. (2020). Successful treatment of iatrogenic pulmonary artery stenosis with percutaneous balloon angioplasty. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90(1-2), 178-180.
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    2020 Chan, J. C. Y., Gupta, A. K., Stewart, S. K., McCulloch, G. A. J., Babidge, W. J., Worthington, M. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2020). Mortality in Australian cardiothoracic surgery: findings from a national audit.. Ann Thorac Surg, 109(6), 1880-1888.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS17 Europe PMC9
    2020 Vo, T., Chan, J. C. Y., & Worthington, M. (2020). How to do whole lung lavage for treatment of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90(5), 877-878.
    DOI Scopus2
    2019 Heitmann, P. T., Chan, J. C. Y., McDonald, M. J., & Worthington, M. G. (2019). Video-assisted thorascopic lobectomy for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations to prevent cerebral abscess. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89(10), E466-E467.
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    2019 Chan, J. C. Y., Gupta, A. K., Babidge, W. J., Worthington, M. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2019). Technical factors affecting cardiac surgical mortality in Australia. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, 27(6), 443-451.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC4
    2019 Chan, J. C. Y., Gupta, A. K., Stewart, S., Babidge, W., McCulloch, G., Worthington, M. G., & Maddern, G. J. (2019). "Nobody told me": communication issues affecting Australian cardiothoracic surgery patients. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 108(6), 1801-1806.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS7 Europe PMC8
    2019 Verma, S., Chan, J., Chew, C., & Schultz, C. (2019). PET-SUV Max and Upstaging of Lung Cancer. Heart Lung and Circulation, 28(3), 436-442.
    DOI Scopus14 Europe PMC4
    2019 Surman, T. L., Stuklis, R. G., & Chan, J. C. (2019). Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Long QT Syndrome. Literature Review and Case Study. Heart Lung and Circulation, 28(3), 486-494.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS9 Europe PMC4
    2019 Reddi, B. A., Johnston, S. D., Bart, S., Chan, J. C., & Finnis, M. (2019). Abnormal pulmonary function tests are associated with prolonged ventilation and risk of complications following elective cardiac surgery.. Anaesthesia and intensive care, 47(6), 310057X19877188.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC2
    2018 Tran, M. D., Varzaly, J. A., Chan, J. C. Y., Caplash, Y., & Worthington, M. G. (2018). Novel Sternal Reconstruction with Custom Three-Dimensional–Printed Titanium PoreStar Prosthesis. Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, 13(4), 309-311.
    DOI Scopus14 Europe PMC5
    2016 Jennings, S., Vahaviolos, J., Chan, J., Worthington, M. G., & Stuklis, R. G. (2016). Prevention of Sternal Wound Infections by use of a Surgical Incision Management System: First Reported Australian Case Series. Heart Lung and Circulation, 25(1), 89-93.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC2
    2015 Jennings, S., Stuklis, R. G., Chan, J., & Kearney, D. (2015). Successful Giant Thymic Cyst Removal: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Heart Lung and Circulation, 24(7), e89-e92.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS7 Europe PMC8
    2012 Chaudhuri, K., Storey, E., Lee, G. A., Bailey, M., Chan, J., Rosenfeldt, F. L., . . . Marasco, S. F. (2012). Carbon dioxide insufflation in open-chamber cardiac surgery: A double-blind, randomized clinical trial of neurocognitive effects. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 144(3), 646-653.e1.
    DOI Scopus27 Europe PMC14
    2012 Chan, J., Kumar, J., Cheng, A., Yap, C. H., & Zhang, X. B. (2012). Right atrial mass associated with a dialysis catheter. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 27(3), 362.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2012 Chan, J., Rosenfeldt, F., Chaudhuri, K., & Marasco, S. (2012). Cardiac Surgery in Patients with a History of Malignancy: Increased Complication Rate but Similar Mortality. Heart Lung and Circulation, 21(5), 255-259.
    DOI Scopus51 Europe PMC24
    2010 Marasco, S. F., Pilcher, D., Oto, T., Chang, W., Griffiths, A., Pellegrino, V., . . . Bailey, M. (2010). Aprotinin in lung transplantation is associated with an increased incidence of primary graft dysfunction. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 37(2), 420-425.
    DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC1
    2005 Chan, J. C. Y., Saranasuriya, C., & Waxman, B. P. (2005). Bezoar causing small bowel obstruction after repeated activated charcoal administration. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(10), 537.
    DOI Scopus9 Europe PMC6
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2011 Marasco, S. F., Lim, H. K., Chaudhuri, K., Chan, J., & Lin, E. (2011). Primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation. In Lung Transplantation: Therapies, Complications and Outcomes (pp. 1-41).
    Scopus1
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2023 Wadowski, B. J., Wang, S., Angel, L. F., Geraci, T. C., Chan, J. C. Y., & Chang, S. H. (2023). Prolonged Ischemia Increases Complications Among High- and Low-Volume Centers in Lung Transplantation. In Annals of Thoracic Surgery Vol. 116 (pp. 374-381). Netherlands: Elsevier BV.
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    2022 de Perrot, M., Donahoe, L., McRae, K., Thenganatt, J., Moric, J., Chan, J., . . . Granton, J. (2022). Outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy for segmental chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. In Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Vol. 164 (pp. 696-707.e4). United States: Elsevier BV.
    DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC2
    2019 Chan, J., Gupta, A., Kiermeier, A., worthington, M., & Maddern, G. (2019). Impact of TAVI on Valve Prosthesis Selection in Australia. In Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Volume 73, Issue 9 Supplement 1 Vol. 73 (pp. 1985). New Orleans, USA: ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC.
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