MD, MBA, MHS, FRCA (UK), FRCA (Ire), LicAc
Professor and Division Head, Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine UT Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Dr. TJ Gan is Helen Shafer Fly Distinguished Professor and Head, Division of Anesthesiology, Critical
Care and Pain Medicine, UT Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Previously, he was
Distinguished Endowed Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Stony Brook University
Renaissance School of Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. Prior to that, Dr. Gan was Professor of
Anesthesiology and Vice Chairman for Clinical Research and Faculty Development at Duke University.
Dr. Gan received his medical training at the London Hospital Medical College of the University of London.
He has attained licensure in acupuncture from the British College of Acupuncture and a Master in Clinical
Research as well as a Master in Business Administration (MBA).
Dr. Gan is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a Fellow of the American Society
of Anesthesiologists (FASA). He serves as the Perioperative Medicine Executive Section Editor of
Anesthesia and Analgesia and is on the Editorial Board of Perioperative Medicine.
Dr. Gan is the Founding President of the American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER), President of
the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI), President Elect of the Association of Academic Anesthesiology
Chairs (AAAC), a Past President of the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) and the International
Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP). Dr. Gan served as the Vice Chair of Stony Brook Clinical
Practice Management Plan (CPMP) and chaired the Pension and Benefits Committee.
He has published over 300 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and numerous books and books
chapters. Dr. Gan has served as an invited speaker for many national and international professional
conferences and as principal investigator or co-investigator for over 100 clinical trials, focusing on
enhanced recovery and topics related to perioperative medicine, including postoperative nausea and
vomiting, pain, fluid and hemodynamic management, and anesthetic pharmacology. He is the primary
author of the four international consensus guidelines on the management of postoperative nausea and
vomiting, including the most recent one published in 2020.