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Benjamin R. Tan, Jr., MD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology Section

Clinical Interests

  • Upper and lower GI oncology

Contact

  • 314-362-9115 (tel)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • 14th Floor Northwest Tower (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1985 BS in Biology (cum laude), University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
1989 MD, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines
Post-graduate Training
1989-1990 Rotating Internship, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
1991-1992 Internship, Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
1992-1994 Residency in Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
1994-1997 Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1997-1998 Clinical Research Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
1998-2000 Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1999-2001 Staff Physician, St. Mary's Medical Center
1999-2002 Staff Physician, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1999-2002 Staff Physician, Barnes-Jewish St. Peter's Hospital
2000-2004 Medical Director, Pinckneyville Oncology Clinic
2000-2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2010-present Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
1981-1982 College Scholar, University of the Philippines
1982-1983 College Scholar, University of the Philippines
1985 Cum Laude, BS in Biology, University of the Philippines
1985 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Philippine Chapter
1992-1993 Humanism and Professionalism Award, Sinai Hospital
1993-1994 Outstanding Senior Resident of the Year, Sinai Hospital
1997 Recipient, Washington University-Searle Co. Clinical Research Fellowship Award
1999 Recipient, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation Cancer Research Award
2007-2008
2011-2014
Best Doctors in America/St. Louis Magazine
Board Certification
1996-2006 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
1997-2017 Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology
Memberships
1991 Member, Philippine Medical Society
1991 Associate Member, American College of Physicians
1998 Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
1998 Member, Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
2000 Member, American Association of Cancer Research
2002 Member, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG)
2009-present Member, Audit Committee for the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
2012-present Co-PI, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology