Dr. Tyler Chan is a board certified general surgeon and endocrine surgeon who joined Mountain View Surgical Associates in 2019. He specializes in thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal surgery. Dr. Chan earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of California, Berkeley and his M.D. at the University of Sydney. Dr. Chan completed his surgical training at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, followed by an endocrine surgery fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. His research has been published in Surgery and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Chan grew up in Oregon, and he moved his family to Colorado so they could grow up with the outdoors like he did.
Endocrine Surgeon and General Surgeon: The Medical Center Of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza (2017)
General Surgeon: Weill Cornell Medical Center and Lower Manhattan Hospital (2016 – 2017)
Research Associate: University of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, PA (2014 – 2016)
Medic: UniMed: Sydney, Australia (2006 – 2009)
Treasurer: North American Medical Students’ Association: Sydney, Australia (2006 – 2009)
Research Associate: Department of Surgery, UCSF: San Francisco, CA (2003 – 2006)
Research Associate: Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, UCSF: Emeryville, CA (2002 – 2003)
Administrative Intern: Adventist Medical Center: Portland, OR (2000)
Endocrine Surgery Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College: New York, NY (2016 – 2017)
General Surgery Residency: Drexel University: Philadelphia, PA (2011 – 2016)
General Residency: Prince of Wales Hospital: Sydney, Australia (2010 – 2011)
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery: University of Sydney (2006 – 2009)
Bachelor of Arts: Molecular and Cell Biology Emphasis in Neurobiology University of California, Berkeley (1999 – 2003)
Board Certified: American Board of Surgery
Medical Licensure: CO, CA, NY
Arnold P. Gold Foundation: Award Humanism and Excellence in Teaching (2015)
Golden Apple Award: Excellence in Teaching (2015)
Dean’s Scholarship: International Elective (2008)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars: Member (1999)
Finnerty BM, Chan TW, Jones G, Khader T, Moore M, Gray KD, Beninato T, Watkins AC, Zarnegar R, Fahey III TJ. Parathyroidectomy versus Cinacalcet in the Management of Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism: Surgery Improves Renal Transplant Allograft Survival. Surgery. 2019;165(1):129-34.
Galvez A, Chan T, McCracken B, Hysell M, Chatman C. A case of an internal hernia with complete small bowel herniation through a Petersen’s defect. Case in Point. 2018.
Chan TW, Hurley JR, Fahey TJ. Postoperative Radioactive Iodine for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Historical Perspective. Clin Oncol. 2017;2:1230.
Chan TW, Zaheer S, Kuo L, Kelz RR, Fraker DL. The final intraoperative PTH level: examining the effect on outcomes. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2015;221(4):e81-2.
Lane JS, Magno CP, Lane KT, Chan T, Hoyt DB, Greenfield S. Nutrition impacts the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in the United States. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2008;48:897-904.
Lane J, Chan T, Arderiu G, Messina L, Boudreau N. HoxD10 over-expression impairs recovery in murine model of hindlimb ischemia. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2007;205(3):S96.
Hoffman AB, Chan TW, Sarkar R, Wang R, Messina LM. Collateral artery enlargement is impaired in eNOS-/-mice due to a greater increase in oxidative stress in eNOS-/-than in wild-type mice after induction of hindlimb ischemia and can not be reversed by eNOS gene transfer. The FASEB Journal. 2006;20(4):A23.
Lane JS, Chan T, Messina L, Boudreau N. Homeobox gene expression induces a pro-angiogenic state following hindlimb ischemia. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2004;199(3):110.