Jack WC Tan

Jack Wei Chieh Tan

Head and Senior Consultant


National Heart Centre, Singapore; Sengkang General Hospital, SG

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Academic History

Dr Jack Tan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the National University of Singapore in 1997. In 2007, he spent one year at UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento with Dr John Laird to complete his peripheral vascular interventional program. He is doubly accredited for cardiology and intensive care medicine in Singapore. He is the deputy head of cardiology and director of the coronary care unit at the National Heart Centre Singapore and the head of cardiology at Sengkang General Hospital. He is a practicing interventional cardiologist and holds associate professor appointments at Duke NUS and lecturer appointments at the Yong Loo Lin Medical School. He was then selected for the executive MBA course and graduated in the Dean’s list for his cohort at the Singapore Management University in 2013. 

Career Overview

Dr Jack Tan successfully organized the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress 2012 as the scientific chairman and was the organizing chairman for the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology meeting 2017. Currently, he is an executive board member at Singapore Heart Foundation, APSIC (Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology) and ISCP (International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy). He is the immediate past president of SCS (Singapore Cardiac Society) and immediate past board member (Continental chair) of WHF (World Heart Federation). He is the standing president of ISCP and APSC (Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology). He is currently Head and Senior Consultant at the National Heart Center in Singapore.

Career Timeline

  • Head and Senior Consultant, National Heart Center Singapore, Singapore, SG, 2002 – Present
  • Deputy Head, National Heart Center Singapore, Singapore, SG, 2021
  • Head of Cardiology, NHCS Cardiology, Sengkang General Hospital, 2015 – 2021
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
  • Singapore Management University: Executive MBA (Dean’s List), 2013
  • Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), National University of Singapore (NUS), 2002
  • Royal College of Physicians (UK) diploma, 2002
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, NUS, 1997


  • Public Administration Medal (Bronze), Singapore’s National Day from the Prime Minister’s office, 2020
  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty award for Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2015
  • Top 21 Young Leaders Award: Faculty Cardiovascular Research Technologies, 2011
  • SingHealth Service Quality award (Silver), 2012
  • SingHealth Service Quality award (Bronze), 2009 and 2007


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Articles by Jack Wei Chieh Tan, Head and Senior Consultant

Technical Considerations for Percutaneous Tricuspid Paravalvular Leak Closure

Fang Yi Lim, Phong Teck Lee, See Hooi Ewe, et al


Citation: Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2023;2:e36.

Contemporary Review of the Management of Left Ventricular Thrombus

Haowen Jiang, F. Aaysha Cader, Mohammed Al-Omary, et al


Citation: Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2023;2:e23.

A Survey of Drug-coated Balloon Usage Patterns in the Asia-Pacific Region

An Shing Ang, Cliff KF Li, Jack Wei Chieh Tan, et al


Citation: Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2023;2:e18.

Preparing for the European Examination in Core Cardiology (Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Exit Examinations)

Kamalesh Anbalakan, Xinzhe James Cai, Ruth Divine D Agustin, et al


Citation: Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2023;2:e16.

Impact of COVID-19 on Acute MI and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Rates and Outcomes in South East Asia and the Middle East

Paul Jie Wen Tern, Yilin Jiang, Yee How Lau, et al


Citation: Journal of Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology 2022;1:e05.