Dr. John Tan is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in THE VEIN CLINIC in Paragon. He received his medical degree from NUS Medical School (1987) and obtained his postgraduate degree from the Fellowship of the Royal College of Edinburg (1991). After a satisfying career in General Surgery, Dr. Tan began to pursue his interest in Vein and Arterial Surgery and in 1996 he went for specialized training under Prof Peter Bell of the Royal Leicester Infirmary.
Dr. John Tan was the past Vice President of the Vascular Surgery Society of Singapore and the past Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director of Vascular Lab in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is currently a Member of the American College of Phlebology and a Visiting consultant to numerous hospitals.
Dr. Tan is known in the region for his interest in treatment of Varicose Veins. he is among the early adopters of Endovenous Laser Treatment for varicose veins in South East Asia. He has been invited to numerous International Meetings to share his experience in treatment of varicose veins. Dr. Tan has also been actively involved in teaching and training doctors in Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines in the use of Endovenous Laser procedure.
Dr. Tan is fluent in English, Mandarin, Indonesian and Hokkien.