Dr. Christopher Tan, MD

Dr. Christopher Tan, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Christopher Tan, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiology.

790 E Willow St Ste 150

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Septal Defect
normal
more than 65% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
normal
more than 59% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
normal
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Tan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tan "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."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

54  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 Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • 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 Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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12  Procedures

  • 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
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Univ Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of California Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ucsf Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Ucla-Intervention Catheterization-Clinical Instructor
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa,
  • Alpha Omega Alpha,
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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have more than 10 year's going to Dr Tan, for my daughter that is sick from her heart great service ??
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No bedside manner- we felt worse after seeing this doctor - stay away
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