Heart disease: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention
Final installment of the Mind Body Business Series
Heart disease: Causes, Symptoms and PreventionFinal installment of the Mind Body Business Series
Join us on Thursday, 14 November for the final installment of AustCham’s Mind, Body, Business Series with Dr. Chan Pak Hei, Specialist in Cardiology at Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong.
With prevalence of coronary heart disease rising among people in the 30-40-year age bracket, Dr Chan will fill focus on preventative measures - outlining the warning signs for angina and coronary heart disease - the most common among the various types of heart diseases. Dr Chan will also discuss new technologies designed to help patients manage their heart health.
Discover from one of Gleneagles Hong Kong’s leading experts how small changes can help protect you from heart disease, the second highest killer disease in Hong Kong.
Thu, November 14, 2019
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
KPMG, 8/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
Dr. Pak Hei Chan
Dr. Chan is the Clinical Assistant Professor in Cardiology of the University of Hong Kong and he is currently working in the Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital. He obtained his doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Hong Kong.
He is the founding President of the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Society, which aims at promoting cardiovascular health in Hong Kong. Prior to commencement of private practice, he has worked for more than 15 years in the Cardiology Division of Queen Mary Hospital and as a Consultant in Cardiology in The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital.
Dr. Chan has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles in major cardiology journals including JACC and Circulation. He is also the pioneer in Hong Kong for conducting community-based screening for atrial fibrillation and setting up the emergency 24-hour primary angioplasty service in the public sector.