Dr 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.
Dr Chik has extensive experience in general cardiology, hypertension and heart failure management. He specializes 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 in heart failure patients.
Dr Chik was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degrees in 2002. He completed advanced cardiology training at Westmead Hospital. 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 Clinical Lead for Post-Graduate Cardiology Training at Westmead Hospital.
He returned to Australia following the completion of his Clinical Interventional Fellowship specializing 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.
Dr Chik 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 conversant in Mandarin.