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Dr. Marcus Tan was recently appointed as assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
Dr. Tan earned his medical degree at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. After completing an internship at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, Australia, he moved to the United States.
At Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., he completed a general surgery residency, serving as chief resident in 2010-11. From 2011-2013, Dr. Tan served as a surgical oncology fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Dr. Tan is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a candidate member of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), and the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). His research on pancreatic cancer and colorectal liver metastasis has been presented at numerous national meetings and published in journals including Annals of Surgery, Clinical Cancer Research and the Journal of Immunology.
Dr. Tan’s clinical interests are in complex surgical oncology, including cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas, sarcoma and melanoma.
Dr. Tan will see patients at the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. He is now accepting new patients and referrals. To make an appointment, call 251-445-8405.
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