Kevin M. Chan, M.D. is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Fellowship Training Program Director for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is originally from Michigan and received his bachelor’s degree from Albion College and medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Following residency training in internal medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes in Chicago, Dr. Chan next completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles Center for Health Sciences. He joined the faculty at Michigan in 2005.
Dr. Chan’s academic career has centered on lung transplantation, prognostication and management of end-stage lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, organ allocation policy and medical education. His clinical interests are in lung transplantation and management of end stage lung disease.
Dr. Chan is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. He serves on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Pulmonary Disease Board and is the current Chair of the Thoracic Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)/Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN). He has served as Scientific Program Chair (2011) for the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and was Chair of the National Lung Review Board and Region 10 representative for UNOS. He has been named as a “Best Doctor in America” since 2007, is a member of the University of Michigan Department of Medicine Academaiae Laureati Medici (Clinical Excellence Society), was recognized with an “Outstanding Clinician Qward” by the University of Michigan Medical School in 2015, and recently received the distinction as a “Distinguished CHEST Educator” by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST).