Dr. Jon Chan

Dr. Chan is an assistant clinical professor at the University of British Columbia who received his bachelor of medicine and completed his medical school training at the University of Alberta in 2009. He studied Internal Medicine at the University of British Columbia and completed his Royal College fellowship in Rheumatology. He was awarded the 2015 Assessment of Spondyloarthritis Society (ASAS) fellowship grant and completed a clinical fellowship at the University of Toronto in axial spondyloarthritis (ankylosing spondylitis).  He actively pursues research in this field and has been invited to present on this topic internationally.

Dr. Chan is involved in the Canadian Rheumatology Association’s therapeutics committee and was coauthor of the Canadian Spondylitis Treatment Guidelines and is the core site leader of the  national spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis research cohorts (SPARCC and iPART).  Additionally he is a member of the Canadian, American and international research networks (SPARCC, GRAPPA, SPARTAN and ASAS).

Dr. Chan believes that only by engaging patients in the decision making process can patients maximally benefit. Professional interests include inflammatory arthritis and spondyloarthritis including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, and IBD related arthritis.

When not in the clinic, he enjoys many of the natural resources Vancouver has to offer including biking, snowboarding, and hiking. He also enjoys cooking and exploring the cultural culinary diversity the city has to offer.


Did You Know?

Did You Know – Gout

Gout is a common form of arthritis that can be extremely painful. ARTUS doctors can help prevent further flares.

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Did You Know – Arthritis

Patients with skin psoriasis can get inflammation in their joints.  ARTUS can help.

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Did You Know – Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can affect people at any age, often young women.  ARTUS doctors can help manage this condition.

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Did You Know – Myositis

Myositis is a rare disease of the muscle that causes weakness.  ARTUS doctors are experts in treating this condition.

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Did You Know – osteoporosis

If you have broken a hip, ARTUS osteoporosis specialists can help prevent further bone loss.

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Did You Know – Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis causes back inflammation, often in young, healthy men.  New treatment options can make this condition very manageable.

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Did You Know – Vasculitis

Vasculitis is a form of blood vessel inflammation that often needs urgent treatment.

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Did You Know – IV

Many arthritis medications must be given through an IV.  The ARTUS team will make your experience a pleasant one.

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Did You Know – Meet Our Team

The ARTUS team involves multidisciplinary care with rheumatology doctors, nurses and physiotherapy.

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Did You Know – Back Pain

There are many non-surgical treatments for mechanical back pain.  ARTUS has expertise in this area.

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