A/Prof Chik William

A/Prof William Chik




Academic Appointments

A/Prof William Chik is an Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac Device Implantation Specialist and adult General Cardiologist. He currently has public appointments as a Consultant Cardiologist at Westmead and Auburn Public Hospitals. He is an accredited Cardiologist at Westmead and Norwest Private Hospitals.

A/Prof Chik was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the University of Adelaide in 2002. He completed advanced cardiology training in South Australia and Westmead Hospital in New South Wales. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2009. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney. His enthusiasm and ongoing commitment to active clinical teaching led to his position as the Clinical Lead for Post-Graduate Cardiology Training at the Westmead Hospital.

A/Prof Chik was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. He undertook his PhD studies in the sub-specialty field of Cardiac Electrophysiology from 2009-2014. Outstanding cardiac research output has been highlighted by over 100 national and international peer reviewed publications and abstract presentations, culminating in international recognition and awards from the cardiac electrophysiology and pacing community.

He returned to Australia following the completion of his Clinical Interventional Fellowship specialising in Cardiac Arrhythmias and Cardiac Device Management at the prestigious Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2013-2015) where he worked and published clinical research with the renowned world leading experts in this field.

He is a current Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ) and American College of Cardiology (FACC).

He speaks fluent Cantonese and is conversant in Mandarin.

A/Prof Chik has extensive experience in general cardiology, hypertension and heart failure management. He specialises in management of heart rhythm disorders and is an expert in radiofrequency ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. He has special interests in cardiac device implantation including pacemakers, implantable defibrillators and biventricular pacing to deliver cardiac resynchronization therapy."

Hospitals Visited

Auburn Public Hospital
Norwest Private Hospital
Westmead Private Hospital
Westmead Public Hospital

Research Interests

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiac Arrhythmias and Cardiac Device Management