Biography

Dr John Tan is an interventional cardiologist with an interest in ischaemic heart disease, patent foramen ovale, radial access angiography, angioplasty, valvular heart disease and valvuloplasty. He consults at Murdoch Medical Clinic, Mandurah and Geraldton.

Dr Tan 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, Dr Tan 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.

Dr Tan 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.

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Trans-Radial Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty/Stenting
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovales
  • Atrial Septal Defects
Conditions Treated
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Experience

  • Consultant Cardiologist
    Mount Hospital Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist
    Murdoch Medical Clinic, Mandurah & Geraldton Present
  • Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
    St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
  • Advanced Cardiology Training
    Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia
  • Basic Physician Training
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians