John Fan, PhD

Chief Medical Physicist

John Fan, PhD received his PhD degree in Biophysics from State University of New York at Albany in 1988. He then spent four years at Northwestern University doing biomedical research before he started his career in Medical Physics. He completed his clinical training in Medical Physics at Loyola Medical Center in 1994.

Dr. Fan was certified by American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics in 1996. He is also certified by the State of Illinois as Therapeutic Radiologic Physicist and Imaging Specialist.

Dr. Fan was instrumental in developing state of art cancer centers around western suburb of Chicago, including Edward Naperville and Plainfield Cancer Centers. In addition to be a clinical medical physicist, he has been actively involved research as well as teaching of medical physics students. He had over 40 publications in his career in the areas of Biophysics and Medical Physics. He serves as a board member of the Midwest Chapter American Association of Physicist in Medicine (AAPM), and as a surveyor for American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) accreditation program.