Richard E. Fan, Ph.D., is an engineer embedded in the Department of Urology in the Stanford School of Medicine.

Dr. Fan’s research relates to the development of clinically driven biomedical instrumentation and medical devices. He is interested in translational application of emerging technologies in the medical and surgical spaces, as well as the development of platforms to explore clinical and pre-clinical evaluation. His primary work is currently focused on image guided detection and treatment of prostate cancer, including MR-US fusion, focal therapies, embedded systems and robotics.

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Engineering Director, Urologic Cancer Innovation Lab (2014 - Present)
  • Undergraduate Programs, Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign (2017 - Present)

Professional Education

  • PhD, UCLA, Biomedical Engineering (2010)
  • MS, UCLA, Electrical Engineering (2006)
  • BS, University of Arizona, Electrical Engineering (2005)

2020-21 Courses