Dr John Tan is an interventional cardiologist. He graduated with Honours from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and completed his basic physician training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, followed by advanced cardiology training at Fremantle Hospital. After obtaining his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, he traveled overseas to train with Dr John Webb, who is widely regarded as a pioneer and world expert in the field of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). He returned to Perth after completing a two-year clinical fellowship in interventional cardiology at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.
He has a strong interest in the management of structural heart disease and ischaemic heart disease. He has extensive experience with minimally invasive treatment of valvular heart disease (TAVI and balloon valvuloplasties), as well as percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovales and atrial septal defects.
Dr Tan is an accredited TAVI operator, a key member of the TAVI team and he played a major role in establishing the TAVI program at Mount Hospital in June 2017. Dr Tan has been performing TAVI procedures at Mount Hospital since the program began and he is also currently involved in training other cardiologists to perform TAVI.
Dr Tan consults at Murdoch Medical Clinic, Mandurah and Geraldton. To arrange an appointment for your patient with John, please call 6169 2080.