Chan received her undergraduate training at the University of California, Davis and her optometric degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. She completed her residency at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York with a focus in primary care optometry, low vision rehabilitation and vision therapy. Chan then completed the Lions Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 2012. During her training, Chan received the Corrine Engwall Award for Clinical Excellence in Infant/Toddler Clinic, the Bernhardt N. Thal, OD VSP Excellence in Primary Care Award and The Louise L. Sloan Research Grant Award for her work in the comparison of physician estimates of rehabilitation potential to low vision rehabilitation outcomes. Chan was inducted into the University of California, Davis Cal Aggie Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012 for her collegiate accomplishments in gymnastics. She also sees patients downtown at 600 N. Wolfe St. in Baltimore.