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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Houston, Texas

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Faye C. Tan, M.D.

Photo Faye C. Tan, M.D.Associate Professor

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1990
Internship: Scott and White Hospital, Temple, Texas
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Fellowship: Electrodiagnosis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Board Certification: American Board of PM&R and American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Sub-Specialty: Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Electromyography; Spinal Cord Injury
Research Interests: Neurophysiology, Trauma Rehabilitation

Significant Professional Activities:
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2003
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2003
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2004
  • Consumer Research Council of America, America’s Top Physicians, 2003
  • Association Academic Physiatrists
    • Excellence in Research Writing Award, 2003
    • Research Committee
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Assistant Editor, EMG Case of the Month
  • Nature Medicine, Invited Reviewer
  • Journal of Neurophysiology, Invited Reviewer
  • Chaos, Invited Reviewer
  • American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Editorial Board
  • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Journal Reviewer
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Foundation for Research and Education, Grant Review Chair
  • National Institute for Disability Rehabilitation Research-Field Initiated Program, Standing Review Panel, RERC - SCI
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Research Committee Chair
Selected Publications:

Tan FC, Garza H, Chan KT, Parsons KC, Donovan WH, Roberston CS, Holmes SA, Graves DE, Rintala DH. Comparison of Dalteparin and Enoxaparin for deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in patients with spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 82(9):678-685, 2003.

Chiou - Tan FY, Dural A, Hayman LA, Taber KH: Anatomy for paraspinal intervention procedures I: Neck, J Computer Assisted Tomography, 2004; 28 (2): 295 - 298.

Bloodworth D, Nguyen B, Garver W, Moss F Tran T, and Chiou - Tan FY: Comparison of stochastic versus conventional TENS for pain modulation in patients with electromyography documented radiculopathy. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, 2004; 83 (8): 584 - 591.

Goktepe AS, Chiou - Tan FY, Zhang H, Taber KH: Sectional neuroanatomy of the face, J Computer Assisted Tomography, Nov / Dec: 29 (6): 865 - 869, 2004.

Chiou - Tan FY, Miller JS, Goktepe AS, Zhang H, Taber KH: Sectional neuroanatomy of the upper thoracic spine and chest, J Computer Assisted Tomography, Mar / April: 29 (2): 281 - 285, 2005.

Miller JS, Goktepe AS, Choiu - Tan FY, Zhang H, Taber KH: Sectional neuroanatomy of the mid thoracic spine and chest, J Computer Assisted Tomography, Jan / Feb: 30 (1): 161 - 164, 2006.

Choiu - Tan FY, Keng MJ, Graves DE, Chan KT, Rintala D: Racial / ethnic differences in FIM scores and length of stay for underinsured patients undergoing stroke inpatient rehabilitation, Am J Phy Med Rehabil, 85 (5): 415 - 423, 2006.

Gavagan TF, Hamilton D, Palacio H, Dyer C, Greenburg S, Sirbaugh P, Fishkind A, Smart K, Shah U, Masi G, Ivery RT, Jones J, Choiu - Tan FY, Bloodworth D, Hyman D, Cliff W, Pavlik V, Feigan R, Mattox K: Hurricane Katrina: Medical response at the Houston Astrodome / Reliant Center complex, Southern Medical Journal, 99 (9): 1 - 7, 2006. (Selected for CME Credit).

Miller JS, Chiou - Tan FY, Zhang H Taber KH: Sectional neuroanatomy of the lower thoracic spine and chest, J Computer Assisted Tomography, 31 (1): 160 - 164, 2007.

Choiu - Tan FY, Miller JS, Zhang H, Taber KH: Sectional neuroanatomy of the lumbosacral spine, J Computer Assisted Tomography, (in press), 2007.

Chiou - Tan FY, Bloodworth DM, Kass JS, Li X, Gavagan TF, Mattox K, Rintala DH: PMR conditions in the Astrodome after Hurricane Katrina, Am J Phys Med Rehabil (in press), 2007.

Contact Information

Faye C. Tan, M.D.
Quentin Mease Community Hospital
PM&R Service, #240
3601 N. MacGregor Way
Houston, TX 77004
Appointments: PM&R 713-873-4712
EMG 713-873-3877
Consults: Same as above
Academic Phone: 713-873-3875
Fax: 713-873-3874
fchiou@bcm.edu

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