Frandics Chan

Interventional radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology (General Radiology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Imaging Clinic at Stanford Hospital

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Professional Education

Internship: Kaiser Found Hosp San Fran (1995) CA

Stanford University Electrical Engineering (1990) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2000) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1999) CA

Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (1999)

Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine (1994) CA

Physiologic and molecular characterization of a murine model of right ventricular volume overload.
Reddy, S., Zhao, M., Hu, D.-Q., Fajardo, G., Katznelson, E., & Bernstein, D. (2013). Physiologic and molecular characterization of a murine model of right ventricular volume overload. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 304(10), H1314-27.

Computational fluid dynamic simulations for determination of ventricular workload in aortic arch obstructions
Coogan, J. S., Chan, F. P., LaDisa, J. F., Taylor, C. A., Hanley, F. L., & Feinstein, J. A. (2013). Computational fluid dynamic simulations for determination of ventricular workload in aortic arch obstructions. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 145(2), 489-U535.

Computational fluid dynamic simulations for determination of ventricular workload in aortic arch obstructions.
Coogan, J. S., Chan, F. P., LaDisa, J. F., Taylor, C. A., Hanley, F. L., & Feinstein, J. A. (2013). Computational fluid dynamic simulations for determination of ventricular workload in aortic arch obstructions. journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 145(2), 489-495 e1.

Wall shear stress is decreased in the pulmonary arteries of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: An image-based, computational fluid dynamics study.
Tang, B. T., Pickard, S. S., Chan, F. P., Tsao, P. S., Taylor, C. A., & Feinstein, J. A. (2012). Wall shear stress is decreased in the pulmonary arteries of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: An image-based, computational fluid dynamics study. Pulmonary circulation, 2(4), 470-476.

Rapid Pediatric Cardiac Assessment of Flow and Ventricular Volume With Compressed Sensing Parallel Imaging Volumetric Cine Phase-Contrast MRI
Hsiao, A., Lustig, M., Alley, M. T., Murphy, M., Chan, F. P., & Vasanawala, S. S. (2012). Rapid Pediatric Cardiac Assessment of Flow and Ventricular Volume With Compressed Sensing Parallel Imaging Volumetric Cine Phase-Contrast MRI. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 198(3), W250-W259.

Computed tomography angiography in children with cardiovascular disease: low dose techniques and image quality
Greenberg, S. B., Bhutta, S., Braswell, L., & Chan, F. (2012). Computed tomography angiography in children with cardiovascular disease: low dose techniques and image quality. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 28(1), 163-170.

Combined respiratory and cardiac triggering improves blood pool contrast-enhanced pediatric cardiovascular MRI
Vasanawala, S. S., Chan, F. P., Newman, B., & Alley, M. T. (2011). Combined respiratory and cardiac triggering improves blood pool contrast-enhanced pediatric cardiovascular MRI. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 41(12), 1536-1544.

Computational Simulations for Aortic Coarctation: Representative Results From a Sampling of Patients
LaDisa, J. F., Figueroa, C. A., Vignon-Clementel, I. E., Kim, H. J., Xiao, N., & Taylor, C. A. (2011). Computational Simulations for Aortic Coarctation: Representative Results From a Sampling of Patients. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 133(9).

Computational Simulations Demonstrate Altered Wall Shear Stress in Aortic Coarctation Patients Treated by Resection with End-to-end Anastomosis
LaDisa, J. Fj., Dholakia, R. J., Figueroa, C. A., Vignon-Clementel, I. E., Chan, F. P., & Feinstein, J. A. (2011). Computational Simulations Demonstrate Altered Wall Shear Stress in Aortic Coarctation Patients Treated by Resection with End-to-end Anastomosis. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, 6(5), 432-443.

Improved cardiovascular flow quantification with time-resolved volumetric phase-contrast MRI
Hsiao, A., Alley, M. T., Massaband, P., Herfkens, R. J., Chan, F. P., & Vasanawala, S. S. (2011). Improved cardiovascular flow quantification with time-resolved volumetric phase-contrast MRI. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 41(6), 711-720.

Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulations of Aortic Coarctation Comparing the Effects of Surgical- and Stent-Based Treatments on Aortic Compliance and Ventricular Workload
Coogan, J. S., Chan, F. P., Taylor, C. A., & Feinstein, J. A. (2011). Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulations of Aortic Coarctation Comparing the Effects of Surgical- and Stent-Based Treatments on Aortic Compliance and Ventricular Workload. CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, 77(5), 680-691.

Three-Dimensional Hemodynamics in the Human Pulmonary Arteries Under Resting and Exercise Conditions
Tang, B. T., Fonte, T. A., Chan, F. P., Tsao, P. S., Feinstein, J. A., & Taylor, C. A. (2011). Three-Dimensional Hemodynamics in the Human Pulmonary Arteries Under Resting and Exercise Conditions. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 39(1), 347-358.

Behcet's disease and heart transplantation: A word of caution
Hollander, S. A., Yasnovsky, J. R., Reinhartz, O., Chan, F., Sandborg, C., & Chin, C. (2010). Behcet's disease and heart transplantation: A word of caution. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 29(11), 1306-1308.

Institutional experience with laparoscopic partial splenectomy for hereditary spherocytosis
Slater, B. J., Chan, F. P., Davis, K., & Dutta, S. (2010). Institutional experience with laparoscopic partial splenectomy for hereditary spherocytosis. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, 45(8), 1682-1686.

Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt associated with heterotaxy and polysplenia
Newman, B., Feinstein, J. A., Cohen, R. A., Feingold, B., Kreutzer, J., & Chan, F. P. (2010). Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt associated with heterotaxy and polysplenia. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 40(7), 1222-1230.

Breathheld Autocalibrated Phase-Contrast Imaging
Lew, C., Alley, M. T., Spielman, D. M., Bammer, R., & Chan, F. P. (2010). Breathheld Autocalibrated Phase-Contrast Imaging. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 31(4), 1004-1014.

A New Multiparameter Approach to Computational Simulation for Fontan Assessment and Redesign
Marsden, A. L., Reddy, V. M., Shadden, S. C., Chan, F. P., Taylor, C. A., & Feinstein, J. A. (2010). A New Multiparameter Approach to Computational Simulation for Fontan Assessment and Redesign. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, 5(2), 104-117.

Pediatric Computed Tomographic Angiography: Imaging the Cardiovascular System Gently
Hellinger, J. C., Pena, A., Poon, M., Chan, F. P., & Epelman, M. (2010). Pediatric Computed Tomographic Angiography: Imaging the Cardiovascular System Gently. RADIOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 48(2), 439-?.

Evaluation of a novel Y-shaped extracardiac Fontan baffle using computational fluid dynamics
Marsden, A. L., Bernstein, A. J., Reddy, V. M., Shadden, S. C., Spilker, R. L., & Feinstein, J. A. (2009). Evaluation of a novel Y-shaped extracardiac Fontan baffle using computational fluid dynamics. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 137(2), 394-U187.

MR and CT imaging of the pediatric patient with structural heart disease.
Chan, F. P. (2009). MR and CT imaging of the pediatric patient with structural heart disease. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual, 99-105.

Morphological studies of pulmonary arteriovenous shunting in a lamb model of superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
McMullan, D. M., Reddy, V. M., Gottliebson, W. M., Silverman, N. H., Perry, S. B., & Riemer, R. K. (2008). Morphological studies of pulmonary arteriovenous shunting in a lamb model of superior cavopulmonary anastomosis. PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, 29(4), 706-712.

Time-resolved three-dimensional imaging of the left atrium and pulmonary veins in the interventional suite - A comparison between muttisweep gated rotational three-dimensional reconstructed fluoroscopy and multislice computed tomography
Al-Ahmad, A., Wigstroem, L., Sandner-Porkristl, D., Wang, P. J., Zei, P. C., & Fahrig, R. (2008). Time-resolved three-dimensional imaging of the left atrium and pulmonary veins in the interventional suite - A comparison between muttisweep gated rotational three-dimensional reconstructed fluoroscopy and multislice computed tomography. HEART RHYTHM, 5(4), 513-519.

MR and CT imaging of the pediatric patient with structural heart disease.
Chan, F. P. (2008). MR and CT imaging of the pediatric patient with structural heart disease. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 20(4), 393-399.

SENSE phase-constrained magnitude reconstruction with iterative phase refinement
Lew, C., Pineda, A. R., Clayton, D., Spielman, D., Chan, F., & Bammer, R. (2007). SENSE phase-constrained magnitude reconstruction with iterative phase refinement. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 58(5), 910-921.

Peak velocity and flow quantification validation for sensitivity-encoded phase-contrast MR imaging
Lew, C. D., Alley, M. T., Bammer, R., Spielman, D. M., & Chan, F. P. (2007). Peak velocity and flow quantification validation for sensitivity-encoded phase-contrast MR imaging. ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 14(3), 258-269.

Echocardiographic diagnosis of persistent fifth aortic arch
Bernheimer, J., Friedberg, M., Chan, F., & Silverman, N. (2007). Echocardiographic diagnosis of persistent fifth aortic arch. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 24(3), 258-262.

Effects of exercise and respiration on hemodynamic efficiency in CFD simulations of the total cavopulmonary connection
Marsden, A. L., Vignon-Clementel, I. E., Chan, F. P., Feinstein, J. A., & Taylor, C. A. (2007). Effects of exercise and respiration on hemodynamic efficiency in CFD simulations of the total cavopulmonary connection. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 35(2), 250-263.

Images in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for myocarditis: effective use in medical decision making.
Fenster, B. E., Chan, F. P., Valentine, H. A., Yang, E., McConnell, M. V., & Yang, P. C. (2006). Images in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for myocarditis: effective use in medical decision making. Circulation, 113(22), e842-3.

Images in cardiovascular medicine. Near sudden death from cardiac lipoma in an adolescent.
Friedberg, M. K., Chang, I. L., Silverman, N. H., Ramamoorthy, C., & Chan, F. P. (2006). Images in cardiovascular medicine. Near sudden death from cardiac lipoma in an adolescent. Circulation, 113(21), e778-9.

Peri-infarct ischemia determined by cardiovascular magnetic resonance evaluation of myocardial viability and stress perfusion predicts future cardiovascular events in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy
Tsukiji, M., Nguyen, P., Narayan, G., Hellinger, J., Chan, F., & Yang, P. C. (2006). Peri-infarct ischemia determined by cardiovascular magnetic resonance evaluation of myocardial viability and stress perfusion predicts future cardiovascular events in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 8(6), 773-779.

Primary interpretation of thoracic MDCT images using coronal reformations
Kwan, S. W., Partik, B. L., Zinck, S. E., Chan, F. P., Kee, S. T., & Rubin, G. D. (2005). Primary interpretation of thoracic MDCT images using coronal reformations. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 185(6), 1500-1508.

MDCT angiography of pediatric vascular diseases of the abdomen, pelvis, and extremities
Chan, F. P., & Rubin, G. D. (2005). MDCT angiography of pediatric vascular diseases of the abdomen, pelvis, and extremities. PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, 35(1), 40-53.

Computed tomography angiography - State-of-the-art imaging using multidetector-row technology
Napoli, A., Fleischmann, D., Chan, F. P., Catalano, C., Hellinger, J. C., & Rubin, G. D. (2004). Computed tomography angiography - State-of-the-art imaging using multidetector-row technology. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 28, S32-S45.

Time-resolved 3-dimensional velocity mapping in the thoracic aorta - Visualization of 3-directional blood flow patterns in healthy volunteers and patients
Markl, M., Draney, M. T., Hope, M. D., Levin, J. M., Chan, F. P., & Herfkens, R. J. (2004). Time-resolved 3-dimensional velocity mapping in the thoracic aorta - Visualization of 3-directional blood flow patterns in healthy volunteers and patients. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 28(4), 459-468.

Steady-state free precession MR imaging: Improved myocardial tag persistence and signal-to-noise ratio for analysis of myocardial motion
Markl, M., Reeder, S. B., Chan, F. P., Alley, M. T., Herfkens, R. J., & Pelc, N. J. (2004). Steady-state free precession MR imaging: Improved myocardial tag persistence and signal-to-noise ratio for analysis of myocardial motion. RADIOLOGY, 230(3), 852-861.

Cardiac multidetector-row computed tomography: Principles and applications
Chan, F. P. (2003). Cardiac multidetector-row computed tomography: Principles and applications. SEMINARS IN ROENTGENOLOGY, 38(4), 294-302.

Composite spirometric-computed tomography outcome measure in early cystic fibrosis lung disease
Robinson, T. E., Leung, A. N., Northway, W. H., Blankenberg, F. G., Chan, F. P., & Moss, R. B. (2003). Composite spirometric-computed tomography outcome measure in early cystic fibrosis lung disease. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 168(5), 588-593.

Active lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage diagnosed by magnetic resonance angiography: case report
Chan, F. P., & Chhor, C. M. (2003). Active lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage diagnosed by magnetic resonance angiography: case report. ABDOMINAL IMAGING, 28(5), 637-639.

An automated approach to quantitative air trapping measurements in mild cystic fibrosis
Goris, M. L., Zhu, H. Yj., Blankenberg, F., Chan, F., & Robinson, T. E. (2003). An automated approach to quantitative air trapping measurements in mild cystic fibrosis. CHEST, 123(5), 1655-1663.

Time-resolved three-dimensional phase-contrast MRI
Markl, M., Chan, F. P., Alley, M. T., Wedding, K. L., Draney, M. T., & Pelc, N. J. (2003). Time-resolved three-dimensional phase-contrast MRI. JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, 17(4), 499-506.

A comprehensive approach to MR imaging of mesenteric ischemia
Chow, L. C., Chan, F. P., & Li, K. Cp. (2002). A comprehensive approach to MR imaging of mesenteric ischemia. ABDOMINAL IMAGING, 27(5), 507-516.

In vivo validation of numerical prediction of blood flow in arterial bypass grafts
Ku, J. P., Draney, M. T., Arko, F. R., Lee, W. A., Chan, F. P., & Taylor, C. A. (2002). In vivo validation of numerical prediction of blood flow in arterial bypass grafts. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 30(6), 743-752.

Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and follow up of Takayasu's arteritis in children
Aluquin, V. Pr., Albano, S. A., Chan, F., Sandborg, C., & Pitlick, P. T. (2002). Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and follow up of Takayasu's arteritis in children. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, 61(6), 526-529.

Can a multiphasic contrast-enhanced three-dimensional fast spoiled gradient-recalled echo sequence be sufficient for liver MR imaging?
Coulam, C. H., Chan, F. P., & Li, K. Cp. (2002). Can a multiphasic contrast-enhanced three-dimensional fast spoiled gradient-recalled echo sequence be sufficient for liver MR imaging?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 178(2), 335-341.

Paradoxical embolus.
Chan, F. P., & JONES, T. R. (2001). Paradoxical embolus. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 345(11), 803-803.

Images in clinical medicine. Paradoxical embolus.
Chan, F. P., & JONES, T. R. (2001). Images in clinical medicine. Paradoxical embolus. New England journal of medicine, 345(11), 803-?.

Validation of in vivo MR measurement of oxygen saturation after resuscitation with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier in a rabbit model
Chan, F. P., Jahr, J. S., Driessen, B., Daunt, D. A., & Li, K. Cp. (2001). Validation of in vivo MR measurement of oxygen saturation after resuscitation with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier in a rabbit model. ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 8(7), 583-590.

New approaches to the investigation of focal hepatic lesions
Li, K. Cp., & Chan, F. (1999). New approaches to the investigation of focal hepatic lesions. BEST PRACTICE & RESEARCH IN CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, 13(4), 529-543.

A comprehensive approach using MR imaging to diagnose acute segmental mesenteric ischemia in a porcine model
Chan, F. P., Li, K. Cp., Heiss, S. G., & Razavi, M. K. (1999). A comprehensive approach using MR imaging to diagnose acute segmental mesenteric ischemia in a porcine model. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 173(3), 523-529.

Advances in imaging techniques for the diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions
Li, K. Cp., & Chan, F. (1999). Advances in imaging techniques for the diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions. JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 14, S22-S27.

EFFECTS OF RF AMPLIFIER DISTORTION ON SELECTIVE EXCITATION AND THEIR CORRECTION BY PREWARPING
Chan, F., Pauly, J., & Macovski, A. (1992). EFFECTS OF RF AMPLIFIER DISTORTION ON SELECTIVE EXCITATION AND THEIR CORRECTION BY PREWARPING. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN MEDICINE, 23(2), 224-238.