Meet Our Team
Dr Charles Chan
Director & Consultant Psychiatrist
MBBS (UNSW), M Psych, FRANZCP, Cert. Forensic Psych.
Dr Charles Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2005. He trained in psychiatry at Concord Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and completed psychiatry specialist training through the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatry (RANZCP) in 2014. He also graduated with a Master of Psychiatry. He has also completed the advanced certificate of Forensic Psychiatry through the RANZCP.
Dr Charles Chan has over ten years of experience working in psychiatry. He has previously worked as a consultant psychiatrist in the public sector as a staff specialist psychiatrist with the NSW Justice Health. He has also worked extensively as a VMO Psychiatrist at St John of God Richmond Hospital and St John of God Burwood Hospital since 2014. Dr Chan has also worked as a Consultant Research Psychiatrist at Brain and Mind Research Institute focusing in mood and sleep disorder. Over the years, Dr Chan has involved in teaching medical students at the University of Sydney. He is an accredited supervisor for RANZCP trainees.
Membership and Affiliations
Dr Charles Chan is a current committee member of Medical Association Committee at St John of God Burwood Hospital; he is also a committee member of Transmagnetic Stimulation (TMS) Committee at St John of God Burwood Hospital.
He is a member of Australian ADHD Professional Association (AADPA). AADPA is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a diverse membership of inter-disciplinary professionals across Australia and New Zealand. It is committed to working towards enhanced lifetime outcomes for individuals with ADHD and their families.
He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).
Dr Charles Chan has a special interest in the treatment of mood disorder, anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance addiction. He uses a combination of biological treatments (medications, TMS, ECT) and psychological interventions.
Dr Charles Chan holds admitting rights to St John of God Burwood Hospital.
He is an Approved Medical Specialist for NSW Workers Compensation Commission under the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA).
Dr Charles Chan is available from Monday to Friday. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
- Mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Substance addiction
Affiliations & Memberships
- Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)
- Committee member of Medical Association Committee of St John of God Burwood Hospital
- Committee member of Transmagnetic Stimulation (TMS) Committee of St John of God Burwood Hospital
- Member of Australian ADHD Professional Association (AADPA)
- St John of God Burwood Hospital