Elton Ngan

Elton Ngan

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Programs: Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia

Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Co-ordinator for monthly Educational Case Rounds for the Department of Psychiatry at Lions Gate Hospital


Email: elton.ngan@ubc.ca

Short Biography

Dr. Ngan graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1986. He completed his residency in Psychiatry in 1995 and joined the academic Faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at The University of British Columbia in 1996.

Research Focus

Dr. Ngan’s primary research  focused is in cognition in schizophrenia using functional imaging modalities, including Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography and Event Related Potentials.

Clinical Focus

Site Co-ordinator for the  chronic care rotation for psychiatry residents at Lions Gate Hospital