Nelly Tan, M.D.

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Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Dr. Nelly Tan is an abdominal radiologist, with clinical interests in genitourinary imaging, and quality of care. Dr. Tan completed the accelerated 7-year B.S./M.D. Biomedical Sciences University of California, Riverside / University of California, Los Angeles Medical School program. During medical school, Dr. Tan completed one-year of cancer research training at the National Cancer Institute Urologic Oncology Branch. Dr. Tan completed general surgery training and one-year of urology residency. Dr. Tan was inspired by the technologic advances in radiology and ultimately switched to radiology subspecialty. Dr. Tan served as the Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation fellow and completed the NIH-sponsored K30 program in the interim before completing radiology residency and abdominal radiology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Tan's clinical and academic expertise include:

  • Elucidating approaches for improving patient-centered care and quality in radiology
  • Advancing our ability to diagnose genitourinary disease, specifically in prostate cancer imaging
  • Using data and advanced technology to understand complex problems to improve clinical workflow and throughput
  • Educating future generation of physicians using novel teaching tools

Dr. Tan combines her clinical interests to drive her research and discovery. Dr. Tan has been awarded research grants, research awards, has published numerous peer reviewed papers and is acknowledged at the national level for her academic achievements and work. In addition to her clinical and research interests, Dr. Tan finds joy in having inspired medical students to pursue radiology as a career and continues to sponsor medical students in their pursuits.

  1. 2017
    Fellowship - Abdominal RadiologyUniversity of California Los Angeles
  2. 2017
    Chief FellowUniversity of California Los Angeles
  3. 2016
    Residency - RadiologyUniversity of California Los Angeles
  4. 2009
    InternshipYale-New Haven Hospital
  5. 2008
    MDUniversity of California Los Angeles
  6. 2004
    BSUniversity of California Riverside

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Hot Topics in GU Best Paper AwardSociety of Abdominal Radiology
  2. 2017
    Best Research Poster AwardLos Angeles Radiology Society
  3. 2016
    Best Research Poster AwardLos Angeles Radiology Society
  4. 2012
    Postdoctoral Excellence in Research RecognitionOffice of Research, University of California Los Angeles
  5. 2011
    Cum Laude AwardEducational Exhibit, Radiological Society of North America
  6. 2004
    ScholarshipDavid Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles
  7. 2003
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa, University of California Riverside
  8. 2001
    Achievement AwardUniversity of California, Riverside

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    ChairEarly Career Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  2. 2018 - 2019
    Vice ChairEarly Career Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  3. 2018 - present
    AdvisorRadiology Interest Group, University of California Riverside School of Medicine
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberGI Scientific Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberProstate Disease Focused Panel, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberEarly Career Committee, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  7. 2017 - 2020
    Radiology Clerkship DirectorUniversity of California Riverside School of Medicine
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberBody Radiology Conference, Advisory Committee, Los Angeles Radiological Society
  9. 2004 - 2007
    FounderStudent-Run Health Clinic, University of California Riverside

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