Leighton Chan, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Leighton Chan, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Leighton Chan

Name: Leighton Chan, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Department of Primary Appointment: Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Position: National Faculty
Title: CNRM Co-Director, Rehabilitation Medicine Director

Affiliated Center: CNRM

Email: chanle@cc.nih.gov (link sends e-mail)
Office Phone: (301) 496-4733


Dr. Chan received his B.A. degree from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH with a major in political science. He graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1990. Chan then completed postgraduate training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Washington. During his training he also obtained a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation science. Subsequently, he completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Fellowship, earned a master of public health degree at the University of Washington School of Public Health and was a Congressional Fellow for the Honorable Jim McDermott (Washington). From 1994 to 2006, Dr. Chan was on the faculty of the University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in electrodiagnostic medicine.

NIH/CC, Rehabilitation Medicine Department
Building 10, MSC 1604
10 Center Dr.
Bethesda, MD 20892