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Dr. Tan Ko Beng, Julian

Clinic(s) Cardiology Clinic (Clinic 3B), Invasive Cardiac Laboratory, Non-invasive Cardiac Laboratory, Nuclear Cardiology / Cardiac CT Services, The Heart Atrium
Designation Consultant
Credentials MBBS (S'pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med), FAMS (Cardiology)
Clinical Interests Interventional Cardiology

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 Edinburgh [M.R.C.P. (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 General Hospital 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.

Dr. Tan Ko Beng, Julian