Deputy Head, Department of Cardiology and Senior Consultant
Director of Coronary Care Unit
Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien
National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS)
National Heart Centre Singapore
5 Hospital Drive
Mon to Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Sat, Sun and PH: Closed
Adjunct Assistant Professor Jack Tan is the Deputy Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology and Director of the Coronary Care Unit at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He is also Director, Residency Program in the Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme and Head of Cardiology at Sengkang General Hospital.
Adj Asst Prof Tan graduated with the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree in 1997 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 2002 from the National University of Singapore. He also obtained his Royal College of Physicians (UK) diploma in 2002.
In 2006, Adj Asst Prof Tan completed his fellowship in cardiology and was awarded his FAMS from the Academy of Medicine Singapore. In the same year, he was also certified as an Exercise Specialist with the American College of Medicine. Adj Asst Prof Tan further spent a year in University of California Davis, USA, sub-specialising in complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions. He is a testamur in competency for Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. In 2013, he completed his executive MBA course and graduated in the Dean's list for his cohort at the Singapore Management University.
Adj Asst Prof Tan is also an accredited and registered Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine by the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Medical Council respectively. Currently, he is a board member at APSIC (Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology), president elect of APSC (Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology) and standing president of the Singapore Cardiac Society.
Professional Positions and Memberships:
Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK (2002)
Fellow of the ASEAN College of Cardiology (2012)
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (for Cardiology in 2006 and Intensive Care Medicine in 2014)
Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (2014)
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (2015)
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (2016)
Member of the International Affiliate with the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) since 2008
MMed (Int Med)
Accredited and registered Specialist in Intensive Care Medicine by the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Medical Council respectively
Awards and Publications
Outstanding Clinical Faculty award for Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2015
Top 21 Young Leaders Award: Faculty Cardiovascular Research Technologies, 2011
Service Quality Award (Silver) 2012 and (Bronze) 2009 and 2007
Heerajnarain Bulluck, Nicolas Foin, Jack W. Tan, Adrian F. Low, Murat Sezer, Derek J. Hausenloy. Invasive Assessment of the Coronary Microcirculation in Reperfused ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients. Where do we stand? https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.116.004373 Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2017;10:e004373
Heerajnarain Bulluck, MBBS; Nicolas Foin, PhD; Hector A. Carbrera-Fuentes, PhD; Khung K. Yeo, MBBS; Aaron S. Wong, MBBS; Jiang M. Fam, MBBS; Philip E. Wong, MBBS; Jack W. Tan, MBBS; Adrian F. Low, MBBS; Derek J. Hausenloy, PhD. Index of Microvascular Resistance and Microvascular Obstruction in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2016; 9(20):2172-2174. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2016.08.018