- FAMS (Cardiology)
Dr Julian Tan is a cardiologist currently practicing at Julian Tan Heart Specialist Clinic in Mount Elizabeth Hospital and The Cardiology Practice in Farrer Park Hospital. His special interests include complex interventional cardiology cases such as bifurcation coronary intervention, chronic total occlusion (CTO), structural heart interventions (TAVR, PFO/ASD closures, LAA occluder, balloon aortic and mitral valvuloplasties).
Outside his medical practice, Dr Tan is also active in medical education. He has published in various peer-reviewed journals and has served as a faculty lecturer in international Cardiology conferences and at the National University of Singapore (NUS). School of Medicine and LKC School Of Medicine, and is a core faculty member with the NHG Cardiology residency training programme.
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- Peripheral Intervention
- Structural Heart Interventions
- Coronary Stenting
- Coronary Angiography
- Balloon Valvuloplasty
- Balloon Angioplasty
- INR Monitoring
- Treadmill Exercise Stress Test
- Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Cardiac Catheterization
A pacemaker is a small device that delivers electric pulses to the heart muscles. It is used to treat: Heart rhythm problems such as bradycardia (beats too slow) and tachycardia (beats too fast) Heart failure 1. Heart rhythm problems When your heartbeat is too fast, too slow, or irregular, the blood pumped by your heart may not be enough for your body to function normally. This may cause dizziness, fainting spells, and also shortness of breath. There are different treatment methods including a pacemaker. Pacemakers work by sending electric impulses to correct the heart rhythm.
Arteries are the blood vessels that deliver oxygenated blood throughout your body. When a build-up of plaque clogs an artery, it can reduce or completely block blood flow. Clogged arteries are linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. What are the symptoms? There are a few symptoms that you should definitely pay attention to.
How safe is an angioplasty, and what are the main risks of having an angiogram and angioplasty in Singapore?
Angioplasties are very safe in this day and age with modern medicine and technological advancements.
Dr Julian Tan is a physician and cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital. He is proficient in all aspects of interventional cardiology, and has a particular interest in the performing of complex percutaneous coronary intervention, namely bifurcation coronary intervention and chronic total occlusion (CTO) intervention. He was Principal Investigator of many multinational clinical trials, and Co-investigator in many landmark trials during his time at Tan Tock Seng hospital.
Dr Julian is also 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)