Dr. Mark Tan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mark C. Tan, M.D.
Duarte, CA
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Professional Statement

As a surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction, Mark Tan, M.D., is passionate about matching the right reconstructive procedure to each patient, for the best possible results. “There are no bad choices in terms of reconstruction if patients are selected carefully,” he says. A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, Dr. Tan joined City of Hope in 2006 after serving as a physician in private practice in Illinois and as a clinical specialist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Tan also specializes in the treatment of lymphedema, a swelling that develops due to the abnormal collection of fluid beneath the skin, most commonly in an arm or leg. This can occur when lymph nodes are removed or damaged during cancer treatment. “Our goal,” he says, “is to try to get patients to the point in their lives where they are no longer constantly reminded of their breast cancer diagnosis, their body image has been restored and they can get on with their lives.

Experience

17 years

Languages

English

Gender

Male

Location

Mark C. Tan, M.D.1500 East Duarte RoadDuarte, CA 91010
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Specialties

  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Areas (1)

  • Breasts

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
  • Graduate School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Residency: Ny Hosp Queens, Summa Hlth Systems
  • Fellowship Hospitals: Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General

Hospital Affiliations

  • City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital of Southern California

Awards & Recognitions

  • Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in Research

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