Austin W. Chan, M.D.

Austin W. Chan, M.D. 

Assistant Professor


Principal Investigator

Location: Piedmont Hall 413
Phone: (404) 756-1362


Duke University School of Medicine 
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Clinical Pharmacology, Duke Clinical Research Institute Fellowship

Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Emory University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts with High Honors – Creative Writing

Research Interests

HIV and HCV, HIV in under-served populations

Clinical Interests

HIV, HCV, and Liver Disease Publications


Internal Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine 


Collins, LF, Chan AW, Zheng J, Chow SC, Wilder JM, Muir AJ, Naggie S. Direct-Acting Antivirals Improve Access to Care and Cure for Patients with HIV and Chronic HCV Infection. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2017 Dec 9;5(1).


Chan AW, Patel K, Naggie S. Genotype 3 Infection: The Last Stand of the Hepatitis C Virus. Drugs. 2017;77(2):131-144. Chan AW, Patel YA, Choi S. Aging of the Liver: What This Means for Patients with HIV. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2016;13(6):309-317.


Halpin AL, de Man TJ, Kraft CS, Perry KA, Chan AW, Lieu S, Mikell J, Limbago BM, McDonald LC. Intestinal microbiome disruption in patients in a long-term acute care hospital: A case for development of microbiome disruption indices to improve infection prevention. Am J Infect Control. 2016; 44(7):830-836.


Aldrete S del M, Magee MJ, Friedman-Moraco RJ, Chan AW, Banks GG, Burd EM, Kraft CS. Characteristics and antibiotic use associated with short term risk of clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized patients. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015;143(6):895-900.


Chan AW, Kabbani S, Staton G. Kraft CS. Mycobacterium paraffinicum causing symptomatic pulmonary infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2014;52(4):1281-1283.

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty of the Year, Internal Medicine 2017 - 2018