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Dr. John Tan Choon Heng

Dr. John Tan Choon HengVerified

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Overview

Dr. John Tan is a fellowship-trained consultant vascular surgeon currently practicing at The Vein Clinic and Surgery in Paragon. He is an expert in the treatment of varicose veins through endovenous laser procedures.

Dr. Tan completed his MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 1987 and his Masters of Medicine in Surgery in 1991. After becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dr. Tan pursued his specialist training in vein and arterial surgery at the Royal Leicester Infirmary. Upon his return to Singapore, he joined Tan Tock Seng Hospital as chief of vascular surgery and director of the vascular lab.

He is the past vice president of the Vascular Surgery Society of Singapore. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). He is also a visiting consultant to numerous hospitals in Singapore.

Dr. Tan is often invited to speak at medical conferences and train doctors abroad on endovenous laser procedures.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore, 1987
Medical training
  • Fellowship in vascular surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, 1997
  • Residency in general surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1996
  • Fellowship in general surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2000
  • Residency in general surgery, Singapore General Hospital, 1992
  • Internship in internal medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1988
Certifications
  • Royal College of Surgeons, 1991
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Malay
Insurance
  • Cigna
  • AIA
  • Bupa
  • MSH International
  • Aviva
  • Prudential
  • AXA
  • MHC
  • NTUC Income
  • Fullerton Health
  • Great Eastern
  • FWD
  • Alliance Healthcare
Affiliated Hospital
Clinics
The Vein Clinic & Surgery Pte Ltd
The Vein Clinic & Surgery Pte Ltd['General surgery', 'Vascular surgery'] in Singapore
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The Vein Clinic & Surgery offers comprehensive treatment for a wide range of vein diseases, including varicose veins, spider veins, and deep vein thrombosis. It is a one-stop centre, offering complete care - from consultation to treatment - under one roof. The clinic is conveniently located at 290 Orchard Road, Singapore. It is helmed by Dr. John Tan, a fellowship-trained general and vascular surgeon. He is the former vice president of the Vascular Surgery Society of Singapore. Prior to going into private practice, he served as director of the vascular lab at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the National University of Singapore in 1987. He then pursued his training in general surgery and subsequently, his interest in vein and arterial surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS). His services include the non-surgical treatment of varicose veins using endovenous laser technology, microphlebectomy, and sclerotherapy.

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