Arrhythmias/Heart Rhythm Specialist; Cardiac Electrophysiology; Cardiac Catheter Ablation Therapy including Complex Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation; Cardiac Device Implantation, including Cardiac Resychronization Therapy and Implantable Defibrillators; and Syncope Management.
A/Prof William Chik is an Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac Device Implantation Specialist and Adult General Cardiologist. He has public appointments as a Consultant Cardiologist at Westmead and Auburn Public Hospitals. He is an accredited Cardiologist at Macquarie University Hospital, …
A/Prof William Chik is an Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac Device Implantation Specialist and Adult General Cardiologist. He has public appointments as a Consultant Cardiologist at Westmead and Auburn Public Hospitals. He is an accredited Cardiologist at Macquarie University Hospital,Westmead Private and Norwest Private Hospitals.
A/Prof Chik has extensive experience in general cardiology, hypertension and heart failure management. He specialises in the 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 resynchronisation therapy in heart failure patients.
A/Prof Chik was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degrees in 2002. He completed advanced cardiology training at Westmead Hospital. He currently has academic appointments at the University of Sydney. His enthusiasm and ongoing commitment to active clinical teaching led to his position as Clinical Lead for Post-Graduate Cardiology Training at Westmead Hospital.
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 numerous renowned world leading experts in the field.
He was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree by the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. 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 community.
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.