Chang, Victor (1936-1991)

Also known as
Chang, Victor, (AC, FRCS) (1936-1991)
Chang, Victor Peter (1936-1991)
Chang, Yam Him (1936-1991)
Field of activity
Cardiologist; Surgeon; Cardiac; Transplantation Surgeon
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35035615
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Victor Peter Chang (1936-1991), cardiac and transplantation surgeon, was born Chang Yam Him on 21 November 1936 at Shanghai, China, eldest of three children of New South Wales-born parents Aubrey Chung...

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Victor Chang was one of the world's leading cardiac surgeons and is best known for his outstanding work in heart transplantation. Chang spent most of his career at St Vincent's hospital in Sydney and travelled widely across Asia to train local surgeons in cardiac surgery procedures. Victor Chang was murdered during a suspected burglary in 1991, but his legacy lives on at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute which was established in 1994.

  • Life event - Migrated to Australia (Sydney) with family
  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Intern then Registrar in cardiothoracic surgery at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
  • Career position - Trained in Britain with a Fellowship in Surgery from the English and American College of Surgeons
  • Career position - Returned to St Vincent's Hospital joining the cardiothoracic team
  • Career position - Member of the Australia China Council
  • Career position - Pioneered the National Heart Transplant Program, St Vincent's Hospital
  • Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

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For Australia's, if not South-east Asia's, most well-known surgeon, Dr Victor Chang was surprisingly private.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Chang, Victor
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Lifework: Heroes of Australian Health
    Murray, James
    Published: Focus Publishing for [Medical Benefits Fund of Australia Ltd], Edgecliff, NSW, 1997

Resources by Victor Chang (92)

  1. The Australian heart transplant programme : past progress and future dreams / lecturer, Victor Chang
    Chang, Victor, 1936-1991
    [ Sound : 1988 ]
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  2. Emerging services for Internet of Things
    Chang, Victor
    Journal of Network and Computer Applications
    [ Article : 2017 ]
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  3. Endangered tiger ad. (misrepresents Taiwan's current endangered species policy) (Letter to the Editor)
    Chang, Victor
    Los Angeles Times
    [ Article : 1994 ]
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  4. Towards data analysis for weather cloud computing
    Chang, Victor
    Knowledge-Based Systems
    [ Article : 2017 ]
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  5. Deploying company foundations in battle for tech talent: managing compliance issues, planning opportunities for tax departments are key concerns
    Chang, Victor
    Tax Executive
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  6. Towards a Big Data system disaster recovery in a Private Cloud
    Chang, Victor
    Ad Hoc Networks
    [ Article : 2015 ]
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  7. My brother's keeper.(Viewpoint essay)
    Chang, Victor
    Caribbean Quarterly
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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  8. A cybernetics Social Cloud
    Chang, Victor
    The Journal of Systems and Software
    [ Article : 2017 ]
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  9. The letter writer
    Chang, Victor
    [ Article ]
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  10. Emerging services for Internet of Things
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    Journal of Network and Computer Applications
    [ Article : 2017 ]
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  1. Victor Chang : a tribute to my father / Vanessa Chang
    Chang, Vanessa
    [ Book, Audio book : 2001-2003 ]
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  2. Victor Chang : healer of hearts / written by Mark Butler
    Butler, Mark, 1949-
    [ Book : 1997 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
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  3. Victor Chang : murder of a hero / by Ron Stephenson
    Stephenson, Ron.
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  4. Victor Chang : Cardiac Research Unit
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2009-2017 ]
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  5. Victor Chang / Gail Taylor
    Taylor, Gail, 1956-
    [ Book : 2003 ]
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  6. Victor Chang : Cardiac Research Unit
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2009-2017 ]
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  7. Tiger General : the killing of Victor Chang / Richard Hall
    Hall, Richard, 1937-2003
    [ Book : 1995 ]
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  8. Dr. Victor Chang, 1936-1991
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  9. Lifework : heroes of Australian health / James Murray
    Murray, James, 1931-
    [ Book : 1997 ]
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  10. Leadership for good starts here / The University of Sydney
    University of Sydney
    [ Poster, chart, other : 2016 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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