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X. Cynthia Fan, M.D., PhD

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X. Cynthia Fan, MD, PhD is a graduate of Yale University, and the University of Michigan Medical School. Following her internship, she did her Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Fan continued with fellowship training in Women’s Imaging and Body MRI at the same hospital. She is certified by the American Board of Radiology and specializes in Women’s Imaging and Cross-Sectional Imaging.

Why I became a doctor/radiologist

I went to medical school because I wanted to help patients. In my 3rd and 4th year medical school clinical rotations, I came to realize that Diagnostic Radiology is a crucial part of modern medicine. A correct diagnosis is a critical step for the treatment that follows. Radiologists are among some of the most knowledgeable specialists, and are sometimes regarded “Doctor of doctors”. I, therefore, chose to become a radiologist, hoping to help more patients.

Special interests in medicine/radiology

BreastĀ Imaging, Body MRI, CT, and ultrasound.

My interests

Besides practicing clinical radiology, I am also interested in radiology clinical research.

I enjoy cooking, gardening, traveling and reading stories with my boys.