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S. Ian Gan, MD, FRCPC
S. Ian Gan, MD, FRCPC
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Departments
Digestive Disease Institute
Colorectal Cancer
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Phone

Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6600

Specialty
Gastroenterology

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002; Subspecialty in Gastroenterology, 2004
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Specialty in Internal Medicine, 2001; Subspecialty in Gastroenterology, 2004

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2008

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Special Interest(s)
Dr. Gan treats all gastrointestinal disorders but has a special interest in advanced therapeutic endoscopy procedures such as endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP as applied to gastrointestinal cancers and pancreatic disease. He also has an interest in confocal microscopy. He is involved in clinical research in the field and medical education.

Education
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1998

Residency
Internal Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2001

Fellowships
Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2003
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, 2004

On Patients
"Trust and respect from patients is derived from taking the time to communicate, educate and empathize. Connecting with patients remains the most rewarding aspect of medicine."