Dr. Christopher Tan, MD
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Pediatric Cardiology | Male

Pacific Cardiovascular Associates 790 E Willow St Ste 150 Long Beach, CA 90806 Get Directions

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Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.

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Biography

Dr. Christopher Tan, MD is a pediatric cardiology doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Tan is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Orange County, Miller Children's Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, PIH Health Hospital - Downey, St. Mary Medical Center, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills.

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      Dr. Tan's Care Philosophy

      Pacific Cardiovascular Associates Medical Group has an unfailing commitment to the highest quality of care combined with the expertise of the finest cardiovascular specialists in the country has brought PCA wide recognition and distinction. We are proud of our record of accomplishment and take great pride in our consistently excellent patient outcomes and satisfied, grateful patients. Our holistic, evidence-based approach focuses on the "whole person" from pediatric through geriatric ages.

      Dr. Tan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
      •  Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Phi Beta Kappa
        • Alpha Omega Alpha
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      • Media & Publications
        • Ordovas K, Tan C, Reddy G, Weber O, Higgins C. Disparity Between Ratios of Diameters and Blood Flows in Central Pulmonary Arteries in Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease Using MRI, 2006
        • Schiffner D, Reddy G, Litt H, Tan C, Araoz P, Breen J, Gotway M, Pujadas S, Weber O, Higgins C. Coronary Artery Anomalies: Classification and Diagnosis, 2003
        • Tan C, Levi D, Moore J. Embolization and Transcatheter Retrieval of Coils and Devices, 2005
        • Pujadas S, Reddy GP, Weber O, Tan C, Moore P, Higgins CB. Phase contrast MR imaging to measure changes in collateral blood flow after stenting of recurrent aortic coarctation: initial experience, 2006
        • Ordovas K, Tan C, Reddy G, Weber O, Higgins C. Disparity Between Size and Differential Blood Flow in Pulmonary Arteries in Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease Using MRI, 2004
        • Reddy G, Pujadas S, Weber O, Martin A, Tan C, Higgins C. Feasibility of Velocity-Encoded Cine MR imaging to Measure Changes in Collateral Blood Flow after Stenting of Aortic Coarctation, 2003
        • Tan CA, Levi DS, Moore JW. Percutaneous Closure of Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect Associated with a Ventricular Septal Aneurysm Using the Amplatzer Ductal Occluder, 2005

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      • Pediatric Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abnormal Heart Beat
      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
      • Endocarditis
      • Fetal Heart Abnormalities
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Heart Valve Diseases
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Kawasaki Disease
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Prolapse
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
      • Pediatric Heart Disease
      • Pediatric Heart Rhythjm Abnormalities
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Tetralogy of Fallot
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventricular Septal Defect

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1998

      • Internship Hospital
        Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center

        Completed in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of California Irvine Med Center

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ucsf Med Center

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of California At Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1994

      • Other Education
        Ucla-Intervention Catheterization-Clinical Instructor

        Completed in 2005

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Cardiology
      • Cardiology

      Procedures Performed

      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angiogram
      • Pediatric Stress Echocardiography (ECG)
      • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors