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Dr. Anderson Tyan BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCPC Assistant Professor Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
  • Lung cancer diagnosis and staging
  • Pleural disease


Dr. Chung-Chun (Anderson) Tyan
After completing his Respirology Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, 2014, Dr. Tyan pursued training in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine mentored under Dr. Kazuhiro Yasufuku at University of Toronto, 2014-2015. Dr. Tyan joined the division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in 2016. Since joining the division, Dr. Tyan has been involved in research, teaching and clinical care.

Dr. Tyan’s clinical priority is to care for patients with lung cancer, lung nodule, mediastinal disease, pleural disease and central airway disease. He is working to bring and continually advance minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to treat his patients. Dr. Tyan is currently involved in a study to assess patients with suspected lung cancer through telehealth. He is also conducting research on quality improvement to address patient wait time and procedure time to minimal invasive bronchoscopic diagnostic testing.

Current Academic Post at the University of Saskatchewan

Faculty member  
Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Jul 2016 – Present

Clinical Assistant Professor  
University of Saskatchewan

  Jul 2016 – Present
Respiratory system module co-director
Medical School, University of Saskatchewan
Jul 2017 – Present
Interventional Pulmonology Clinical Fellowship

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto
  Jul 2014 – Jun 2015
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada          
Nov 2014
Respirology Fellowship              
Division of Respirology, University of Western Ontario
   Jul 2012 – Jun 2014
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada         
Internal Medicine
Jun 2013
Internal Medicine Residency  
Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Jul 2009 – Jun 2012
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Jan 2005 – Dec 2008
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology
Sep 1999 – Jun 2003