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Brian K. Tan, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-5434

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Imaging Sciences


Professional Background

1993-1997 Albany, Medical College, Albany, New York
Medical Doctorate

1990-1993 Union College, Schenectady. New York
Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science
B.S./M.D. Combined Accelerated Medical Education Program

Double Major: Biology – graduated with Departmental Honors
History – graduated with Departmental Honors


Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York
Assistant Professor of Radiology

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
University Medical Imaging
Fellow – Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2002-2003
Advanced training in MRI Imaging with concentrations in Musculoskeletal, Neuro
and Body MRI imaging
Chief Fellow – 2002-2003
Administrative duties, Schedules, Resident-Faculty liaison

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
Department of Radiology 1998-2002
Diagnostic Radiology Resident

Chief Resident 2000-2002
Administrative duties, schedules, resident-faculty liaison

Internal Medicine Primary Care Program
Intern 1997-1998
Adolescent Inpatient and Outpatient Medicine
Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York
Assistant Visiting Professor 1999-2000 (two semesters)
Taught "Radiographic Pathology" course to radiology
technology students

Residency Clerkship - 2003-present
Supervise internal medicine, family practice and radiology residents and physician
assistants rotating through Highland Hospital Medical Imaging Department

Strong Memorial Hospital Radiology Resident Conference - 2003 - present
Case based and dedicated lectures to radiology residents

Department of Medicine Morning Report - 2009 - present
Represent Medical Imaging Department at Internal Medicine Report and Case

Stroke Awareness
Participate in education for hospital staff and patients regarding awareness of stroke
symptoms and management

Niagara-Erie Medical Associates, Buffalo, New York
Clinical Assistant; Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic Summer 1995
Lead smoking Cessation group therapy and aided in individual

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
Research Intern in Diagnostic Radiology, Summer 1994
Research and Clinical Experience in CT, MRI, Ultrasound


Differential Diagnosis in Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Textbook
Burgener, Myers, Tan, Zaunbauer, 2002; Thieme Publisher - Major Contributor

Tan B, Comerci S: "Diagnosis of Fetal Liver Tumors with Ultrasound"
Grand Rounds Presentation, June 2000
AJR, 2000. Publication date pending

"Current Techniques in Smoking Cessation"
1995 Publication Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital
Researched and Developed treatment protocol

"Subcutaneous Low Molecular Weight Heparin Versus Standard Intravenous Administration of Unfractionated Heparin as Treatment of Proximal Deep Venous Thrombosis" Literature review presented at Comprehensive Case Care Seminar, Albany Medical Center, 1996



Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2002 - 05/31/2003
Fellowship in CT/MRI/US Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
Residency in Radiology, General at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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