Dr. Phan graduated summa cum laude with honors from the University of Arizona with a degree in Molecular Cellular Biology. He completed his medical education at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and received his PhD degree in Molecular Genetics at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He returned to Tucson for his residency at the University Medical Center and served a year as Chief Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine. He then finished his fellowship training in General Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of California – San Diego. He is board certified in both. Dr. Phan is also board certified in Echocardiography. Dr. Phan has served patients in the East Valley area since 2012.
Dr. Phan has expertise in treatment and ablation of various cardiac arrhythmias. Dr. Phan is skilled in both radiofrequency ablation and cryo-ablation methods for atrial fibrillation. Dr. Phan employs forefront new technologies in 3-D mapping and ablation to improve outcomes and patient’s safety. In addition, Dr. Phan is the first Cardiac Electrophysiologist in the state of Arizona who has eliminated the use of X-ray fluoroscopy in ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).
Furthermore, Dr. Phan implants a wide spectrum of cardiac devices such as loop recorders, pacemakers, defibrillators, and bi-ventricular systems (or cardiac re-synchronization therapy). In addition, with support of the Structural Heart Team at the Chandler Regional Medical Center, Dr. Phan implants WATCHMAN devices for patients with atrial fibrillation to prevent strokes.
Dr. Phan has also participated in scientific research and been a co-investigator in multiple clinical studies since his fellowship. He has presented at many national and international conferences. Dr. Phan is a Fellow of the Heart & Rhythm Society (FHRS) and the American College of Cardiology (FACC).
Dr. Phan speaks fluent English and Vietnamese. He lives in Chandler with his wife Tammy who teaches special ed children at Chandler Unified School District.