Dr. Chan is a board-certified Surgical Oncologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is currently appointed as an Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery; Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology; and Director of the Biospecimen Procurement and Molecular Epidemiology Resource (BioMER) at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Chan received his medical degree as well as a PhD in Biochemistry from McGill University. He completed his surgical residency at McGill University Health Center and his fellowship at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School.
Some of Dr. Chan’s research interests include the study of tumor immune microenvironment in the peritoneal cavity, approaches of regional therapy for peritoneal metastasis of pancreatic and gastrointestinal cancers and cancer biomarker discovery and detection.