Charles J. Ryan, M.D. is a medical oncologist specializing in
the treatment of thoracic and urologic malignancies. As a physician
In the Thoracic Oncology Program, Dr. Ryan treats patients with
non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, BAC,
mediastinal tumors and pulmonary metastases.
Dr. Ryan is a member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family
Comprehensive Cancer Center where he conducts research
investigating the most promising targeted therapies and novel
agents for the treatment of cancer. Dr. Ryan has served as a
Principal Investigator on a number of clinical trials and has
authored numerous articles on molecularly targeted therapies.
Dr. Ryan earned his medical degree at the University of
Wisconsin School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency
in internal medicine. He then was accepted into a prestigious
clinical fellowship program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer
Center (MSKCC) where he received advanced state-of-the-art training
in medical oncology. At MSKCC, Dr. Ryan took care of patients with
complex and challenging cancers, many of whom had been diagnosed
with advanced lung cancer.