Dr. Charles G. Phan
Board Certified Gastroenterologist
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I had chosen this specialty because the gastrointestinal tract is a deceptively simple organ with many fascinating secrets and mysterious interactions waiting to be unveiled.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
I chose liver diseases, especially viral hepatitis because of the earnest desire to make a concrete difference in the lives of my patients.
Where did you study?
University of California, Irvine (undergraduate)
Medical College of Wisconsin (medical school)
University of California, Irvine (residency & fellowship)
What certifications do you hold?
Board certified in Gastroenterology
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Painting, writing poetry, growing bonsai, traveling, trying out new restaurants, going to movies
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Gastroenterology Association, American Associated for the Study of Liver Diseases, Vietnamese American Medical Association- National & Greater Houston, Harris County Medical Association