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...
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
Murray Pioneer and Australian River Record (Renmark, SA : 1913 - 1942) Friday 12 October 1928 p 10 Article
... "CHANG" Before the most ancient civilization arose, before the first city in the world was built ... unconquered the unconquerable. "Chang", the wonder picture which Ernest Schoedsack and Merian Cooper made in ...
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The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 5 July 1991 p 2 Article
... -lung transplant. The patient lived for 18 days. VictorChang was born in Shanghai on November 25, 1936, the son of ... OBITUARY: Dr. VICTORCHANG SYDNEY: Dr. VictorChang, shot dead on a Sydney street yes-terday, was ...
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Victor Harbour Times (SA : 1932 - 1986) Wednesday 27 February 1985 p 23 Article
... Victor Division one: Goolwa defeated Victor 14/90 to 2/51. For Victor, Stuart and Wayne had a good ... . Dunbar and M. Dugmore 6/4, 6/4. The two sets for Victor came from Wayne' winning his single against Craig ...
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Bunny Nunn Queensland and Australian football (soccer) player who was the son of Victor Burnie Nunn and Eliza Heather Dobbie; born Ipswich, Queensland, Australia 9 May 1927; died Alamanda Hospital, So...
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Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 17 May 1901 [Issue No.425 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3991 Government Gazette Notices
... received from the Hon. Organising Secretaries of the Prince Christian Victor Memorial, Horse Guards ... VICTOR MEMORIAL. Sir,— Will you allow us to appeal for assistance in carrying out the following project ...
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Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1957) Thursday 25 September 1941 [Issue No.193] p 2167 Government Gazette Appointments And Employment
... l"| approved of the following changes being made:— The following are appointed Chaplain® (4th Class ... -Cooper, No. 403589 Leading Aircraftman Victor Neville Hugh, Clarence John Jeffers, Ernest Robert Mc ...
Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 8 October 1920 [Issue No.180] p 5959 Government Gazette Notices Illustrated
... Chas. Mills (Uardryf Ltd., Uardry, Hay "V Victor Harold Wagner, South "Wood burn w Grafton Alexander ... , Underbank Thomas Dawson Wilcox, Combovne •y Sydney Victor Kensit, Reid's Dale, Narrawa, Crookwell Thomas ...