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Matthew Kan, PA-C

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Matthew Kan, PA-C


Matthew Kan is a board certified PA (NCCPA) with the division of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care.

After receiving his M.S. in PA Studies from Johnson & Wales University, he pursued post-graduate training at the Norwalk Hospital / Yale School of Medicine PA Surgical Residency Program and trained broadly in general, trauma, colorectal, bariatric, vascular, cardiothoracic, urologic, gynecologic, orthopedic, neurologic, and plastic surgery. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Academy of Surgical PAs.

Matthew is highly regarded by his peers for his clinical expertise and compassionate patient care. He has strong interests in the resuscitation of the critically ill, the use of point of care ultrasound in medicine, and medical education / preceptorship.

Education & Training

  • PA Surgical Residency
    Norwalk Hospital / Yale School of Medicine (2018)
  • MS
    Johnson & Wales University, PA Studies (2017)
  • BS
    University of Rhode Island, Cellular & Microbiology (2015)


  • Board Certification
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant - Surgical (2017)

Honors & Recognition

Medical Student Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Instruction by a PA Resident2018
Linda Brandt Memorial Award for Dedication and Spirit by a PA Resident2018

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