Cornell University

Cornell University
Weill Medical College

Cornell Institute for Reproductive Medicine

Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery

"State-of-the-Art Compassionate Care for the Infertile Couple"

Peter T. K. Chan, M.D., C.M., M.Sc., F.R.C.S.(C). is the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine at McGill University Health Center, Canada and adjunct Assistant Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the Cornell Institute for Reproductive Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Chan was a Fellow of the American Urological Association/American Foundation for Urological Disease, under the mentorship of Drs. Marc Goldstein and Peter Schlegel at the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, Cornell University and at the Population Council, Center for Biomedical Research, located on the campus of Rockefeller University.

Working closely with Drs. Marc Goldstein and Philip S. Li, Dr. Chan has devised several microsurgical instruments and surgical techniques. He received numerous national and international recognitions for his clinical and research achievement, including the Award of Excellence in Fundamental Urological Research from the Quebec Urological Association in 1995 and 1996; First Prize in Scientific Research from the St. Laurence Urological Groups in 1997 and 1998; Best Research Presentation Awards from the American Urological Association in 1997 and 2000; and the Award of Excellence in Basic Science Research and Clinical Research from the Canadian Urological Association in 2000 and 2001.

Dr. Chan has been invited to present at numerous national and international meetings. He has authored and co-authored over 50 professional journal articles, book chapters and videos. The Urology Times, AUA News interviewed and reported his recent research works in male infertility at Cornell several times on different subjects since 2000.

Dr. Chan obtained his medical degree at McGill University, where he also obtained his degrees in Master of Surgery and Master of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology on Spermatology. Subsequently, in 1999, Dr. Chan was awarded a fellowship in Urology by the Canadian Royal College of Surgeons and a fellowship in Health Science Research by the Medical Research Council of Canada. Dr. Chan is a close-up magician and a master in the sleight of hand. Originally trained at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Dr. Chan is also a composer, a violinist and a concert pianist. He is also a scholar of Oriental wood-wind instruments. He has given more than 32 solo and ensemble performances.

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