MBBS (Melb), BSc (Melb), PhD (Melb), FRACP
Dr Chun Gan
Chun Gan completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2007 and was awarded Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science. He concluded his junior training at the St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne in 2011, and started a PhD with Professor Finlay Macrae at the Royal Melbourne Hospital to investigate Lynch syndrome, the most common genetic disease causing colon cancer. The PhD was conferred in 2017.
Chun moved to Brisbane in 2015 to commence advanced training in gastroenterology. He completed his first two years of training at the Logan Hospital and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). He then went on to spend a year at the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital to learn complex therapeutic colonoscopy, with an emphasis on resection of large colonic polyps.
Chun was admitted as a fellow into the Royal Australasian College of Physician in 2017. He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy at the RBWH in 2018.
Chun is currently a staff specialist at the RBWH and is the clinical lead for familial bowel cancer. He is setting up a familial cancer clinic, with the aim to provide care for patients with established or suspected genetic syndrome.