Dr. Swee Lian Tan, MD

Dr. Swee Lian Tan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Swee Lian Tan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1988 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

600 Broadway Ste 112

Seattle, WA 98122

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tan "I work with my patients to treat or manage their vascular disease, so that they can live their lives to the fullest."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

40  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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31  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Bryn Mawr College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • New Eng Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New Eng Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tan

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(8)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Swee Lian Tan, MD
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The front desk guy really needs to be retrained. Doesn’t know basic questions. Very hard to understand & doesn’t really care. The cleanliness of the office at the Broadway Location is very unprofessional. Can’t believe HIPPA hasn’t shut them down.
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Sep 13, 2018
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Dr. Tan clearly explained what she would be doing during my surgery, and what I should expect and do (and not do) after my surgery. She encouraged me (and my husband) to ask questions and thoroughly answered them. I've had very good results (and an incision that has healed so beautifully I...Read More
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Poulsbo, WA – Jan 19, 2017
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I had an appointment with Dr. Tan on 10-15-15. I was told I needed a vein procedure done and discussed appointment times with the office manager. The office manager called me a week later and told me I needed to call my insurance regarding authorization forms because she didn't have time. To date...Read More
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Beth McBride in Port Angeles, WA – Feb 03, 2016
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