Suk Yin Chan, MD, MMedSc

Infectious Disease Physician

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview
  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Malay

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

To provide high quality patient-centered care through open communication, compassion and mutual respect.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • General infectious diseases
  • HIV
  • Tropical/Travel medicine

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Western University (University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario, Canada


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Other Education

  • University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ( Master of Medical Sciences)
  • National University of Malaysia (Bachelor of Science (Hon.) Major: Microbiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases

Skill Certifications

  • Certificate in Principles of Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine (2010)
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Recognition and Leadership


  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Virology HIV Fellows Research Award (2004)
  • University Book Prize in Microbiology (1990)
  • Honors in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry (1997)

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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