Dr Julian Tan is a
Consultant in the Department of Cardiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
He graduated with a M.B.B.S degree from The National University of Singapore in
1999 and Master in Medicine [MMed (Internal Medicine)] degree in 2007. He attained
membership with The Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom [M.R.C.P. (UK)] in 2007 and is
currently a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
[FAMS (Cardiology)] and collegiate member of The Royal College of Physicians of
(Edin)]. He is also an American
College of Sports
Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist. He completed his Basic
Specialist Training (BST) in Internal Medicine at the Singapore
and underwent Advanced Specialist Training (AST) in Cardiology at the National
Heart Centre Singapore.
Dr Tan is active in
clinical research and is currently site Principal Investigator of a number of
multinational interventional cardiology registries, including the DELIVER and
DEB-Only Small Vessel Disease studies, and has also been Co-investigator in
several landmark international studies like the PLATO and CURRENT/OASIS 7
trials. He is also a clinical tutor at the National University of Singapore and
a Core Clinical Faculty Member of the NHG Cardiology Senior Residency Program
and is involved in the teaching and mentoring of medical students, junior
doctors and nurse clinician trainees.
Dr Tan was conferred the
Ministry of Health’s Healthcare Manpower Development Plan (HMDP)
scholarship in 2012, to pursue fellowship training in Interventional
Cardiology, at the Heart Centre@Alfred Hospital and Epworth Hospital in
Melbourne, Australia. In addition to percutaneous coronary interventions, he is
trained to perform peripheral endovascular interventions like lower limb
angioplasty and renal artery stenting and renal nerve denervation, as well as
in structural heart interventions like transcatheter aortic valve replacements
(TAVR), percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) closures, percutaneous left
atrial appendage (LAA) closures, balloon aortic and mitral valvuloplasties.
Dr Tan’s current
subspecialty interests include Interventional Cardiology (Coronary and
Structural and Peripheral endovascular interventions) and Nuclear Cardiology.