Michael Kan, MD

Dr. Michael Kan, MD
Dr. Michael Kan, MD


  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Nuclear Medicine
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037


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. Read 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


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


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


  • University of California at Berkeley, Nuclear Medicine
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