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1 Farrer Park Station Rd #08-01, Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore 217562

 

 

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Dr Julian Tan is a physician and cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He is proficient in all aspects of interventional cardiology, including complex bifurcation and CTO interventions.

Whilst at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, he was Principal Investigator of many multinational clinical trials (DELIVER, DEB-Only, SIGNIFY, REDUCE, RESPECT-HF), and Co-investigator in many landmark trials (PLATO, CURRENT, IMPROVE-IT). With numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, he has been invited as faculty to lecture in regional/international Cardiology conferences (AsiaPCR, EuroPCR, TCTAP, HKSTENT, ECC, TOPIC, CCT).

Julian is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and a Core Clinical Faculty Member of the NHG Cardiology Senior Residency Program and a Clinical Teacher at the Lee Long Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine).

Julian was conferred MOH’s Healthcare Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship to pursue fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology, at the Alfred Heart Centre and Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Besides complex percutaneous coronary interventions, he performs peripheral endovascular interventions and renal nerve denervation, and structural heart interventions (TAVR, PFO/ASD closures, LAA occluder, balloon aortic and mitral valvuloplasties).

Julian has a particular interest in the performing of complex percutaneous coronary intervention, namely bifurcation coronary intervention and chronic total occlusion (CTO) intervention.

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  • FRCP (Edin), FSCAI, FESC, FAPSIC
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  • ACSM (Clinical Exercise Specialist)
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23 Oct 2018
The doctor was very kind, listened carefully, educated on my existing and pre-existing conditions. Was very helpful in understanding my conditions, giving advise on future/current treatment. I can rate my experience the highest and I'm thankful to Doctor Tan.
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23 Oct 2018

Comforting. Doctor was responsive over whatsapp as well and was quick to attend to my questions.

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23 Oct 2018

Had stent procedure with Dr. Julian Tan! Very good and excellent doctor. 

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14 Oct 2018
I was referred to Dr Julian Tan from the hospital A&E for chest discomfort and hyperventilation. He is a professional, attentive and very assuring heart specialist. He ordered comprehensive tests to check for heart disease. The test results were good but I was still having disco...
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14 Oct 2018
Dr. Julian Tan is an excellent and exemplary cardiologist who provides very good consultation and measure to ensure the well being of the patient. I greatly appreciate his tremendous effort and care. I absolutely certainly recommend him to anyone who have heart problem or need to do...
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The Ultimate Guide To Getting An Angioplasty In Singapore (2018)

Heart disease is amongst the top 3 killers in Singapore. In this comprehensive 2500 words guide, I'll address all the most common questions posed by my patients, such as:

  • Why an angioplasty may not be the best treatment for you
  • The cost of getting an angioplasty in Singapore
  • How to find the best cardiologist for an angioplasty
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Ask Dr Julian Tan: Heart Disease

In 2016, statistics showed that cardiovascular disease accounted for 29.5 per cent of all deaths. This means that nearly 1 out of 3 deaths in Singapore is due to heart diseases or stroke.

Heart disease and stroke combined, is also the leading cause of death among women in Singapore but many are still unaware of the dangers posed by this “silent killer”.

Join Dr Julian Tan, an accomplished cardiologist, as he hosts a QnA session where he answers all the questions you might have about heart disease. 

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Meet The Expert: Dr Julian Tan

Meet Dr Julian Tan, a physician and cardiologist with a wealth of experience who likens his speciality to plumbing. Find out what inspired him to a career in medicine and the one motto he lives by. 

Got a heart health question for Dr Julian Tan? Ask your question here: http://bit.ly/ask-drjulian.

You can also join Dr Julian Tan as he hosts a DxD session, where he answers all the questions you might have about heart disease.

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The Complete Guide To Seeing A Cardiologist In Singapore (2018)

This post by a senior cardiologist explains all your need to know about finding a trusted cardiologist in Singapore for your heart health needs.

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Your heart pumps blood around your body through blood vessels. Heart disease often begins when heart vessels become blocked by a build-up of fatty deposits called plaque. This makes it harder for vessels to supply blood to the heart. Signs and symptoms that you have blocked h...
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This is a common question that often confuses my patients, because they sound similar! An angiogram is merely a diagnostic tool used to reveal blockages in heart vessels. On the other hand, an angioplasty is a treatment that involves inserting heart stents to improve b...
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Treating heart disease usually begins with lifestyle changes and/or medications that help improve blood flow to your heart muscle. However, your angiogram will clearly show the blockage in your coronary arteries. I always make sure to explain ALL available treatment options to my...
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Hi there, here are the main 4 steps during the angioplasty procedure: 1. Preparation A coronary angiogram usually takes about 30 minutes. You'll be lying under an X-ray camera in a cath lab while your cardiologist monitors the procedure on a television screen. ...
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I'm glad to hear that you are determined to make healthier lifestyle choices to get the best results after your angioplasty! I warn all my patients that an angioplasty is NOT a cure for heart disease. It can certainly help to control your symptoms, but it does NOT fix the unde...
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Private heart specialists typically charge about $150 - $200 for a first consultation. Medications will typically add on another $100 - $200 in total to your final bill. At the National Heart Centre, the rates for seeing a cardiologist are as follows: Consulta...
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There are 3 main categories of Singaporeans whom are most at risk for heart disease: 1. Strong family history of heart disease You will have an increased risk of heart attacks if your parents or siblings have cardiovascular disease, even if you have a healthy diet and exerc...
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Great question! Your friend is entirely right. Not many people know this, but there are actually 3 main "types" of cardiologists in Singapore, according to their further sub-specialty training and qualifications. These are: Non-Invasive Cardiologist Interventional Cardi...
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A heart stent is a metal tube that's inserted into your narrowed heart artery during an angioplasty. It acts as an internal support framework to keep the artery open by pressing plaque back against the artery wall. There are many different types of heart stents available in Sing...
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Angioplasties are very safe in this day and age with modern medicine and technological advancements. The minor complications of an angioplasty may include: Bleeding under the skin at the wound site – this should improve after a few days Bruising – it is commo...
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