Faculty
Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Benjamin R. Tan

Benjamin R. Tan, Jr., MD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Upper and lower GI oncology

Contact

  • 314-362-9115 (office)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)

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 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 Washington University-Searle Co. Clinical Research Fellowship Award
1999 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation Cancer Research Award
2007-2020 Best Doctors in America/St. Louis Magazine
2016, 2019 Teacher of the Year Award in Hematology Oncology Program, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
2019 Department of Medicine 2018 Teaching and Clinical Award
2019 Powered By Hope Champion Award
2019 Y98, The Courtney and Company Honor Roll
Board Certification
1996-2006 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
1997-present Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology
Memberships
1991 Philippine Medical Society
1991 American College of Physicians
1998 American Society of Clinical Oncology
1998 Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
2000 American Association of Cancer Research
2002 American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG)
2009-present Audit committee for the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB))
2012-present Co-Principal Investigator for Washington University, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
2015-present American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases