Dr Tan Kok Soon is a cardiologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from Trinity College, Ireland in 1985, and was the foundation scholar of the college and recipient of the MacCarthy Gold Medal in the final medical year examination in 1985.
He completed his specialty training in internal medicine under the Dublin Hospitals’ Training Scheme and received his Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s membership in 1987 and his Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom’s membership in 1988.
Dr Tan did his interventional cardiology fellowship programme at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla in California with interventional cardiologists Dr Paul Teirstein and Dr Richard Schatz as his mentors. He was awarded clinical fellowship in interventional cardiology by Scripps Clinic in 1997. In 1998, he was formally accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board of Singapore as a cardiologist.
Dr Tan was appointed as the head of the department of cardiology at Changi General Hospital from 1999 – 2003.
He was formerly the chairman of the Scientific Organising Committee, Singapore Cardiac Society in 2003, and chairman of the organising Committee for National Heart Week in 2001.
He is also a council member of the Singapore Cardiac Society, a member of the Singapore National Heart Association, faculty member of the PTCA Group, Singapore National Heart Centre, and member of the Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology.
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Internal Medicine), Ireland
Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Internal Medicine), UK
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Cardiology)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK