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
- Trans-Radial Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty/Stenting
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
- Balloon Valvuloplasty
- Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovales
- Atrial Septal Defects
- Aortic Stenosis
- Structural Heart Disease
- Ischaemic Heart Disease
- Valvular Heart Disease
Consultant CardiologistMount Hospital Present
Consultant CardiologistMurdoch Medical Clinic, Mandurah & Geraldton Present
Clinical Fellowship in Interventional CardiologySt Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
Advanced Cardiology TrainingFremantle Hospital, Western Australia
Basic Physician TrainingSir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians