Michael Kan, MD

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Dr. Michael Kan, MD

Contact

Phone Number
858-626-7275
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Biography

Michael Kan, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist specializing in nuclear medicine. His practice includes diagnostic nuclear medicine, therapeutic nuclear medicine and PET/CT scans. Through diagnostic nuclear medicine, Dr. Kan provides diagnostic imaging for a variety of diseases including heart disease, brain disorders, cancer, lung disease, endocrine disorders, bone disease, hepatobiliary disorders, gastrointestinal disease, renal disease, infections and painful syndromes. He also provides therapy for hyperactive thyroid, thyroid cancer, bone pain from cancer and radioisotope therapy for lymphoma through therapeutic nuclear medicine. In addition, he uses PET/CT studies to provide valuable diagnostic molecular information on cancer, heart disease and dementia.


Dr. Kan’s goal is to offer state-of-the-art, comprehensive, patient-centric care. He also seeks to provide convenient consultations for referring healthcare providers.


In his spare time he enjoys listening to classical music. His favorite composers are Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Chopin, Schubert and more.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Radioisotopic Pathology, 1974
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, 1974
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, 1973

Medical Education

  • University of Hong Kong, MD, 1968

Internships

  • Queen Mary Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1969
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1968

Residencies

  • University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1973
  • Queens Medical Center, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1971

Fellowships

  • University of California at Berkeley, Nuclear Medicine, 1974
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