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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Tan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Tan performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Tan treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tan performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Tan performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Airway Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Wingspan™ Stent System

Dr. Tan's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angiography
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Endovenous Laser Treatment
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vein Diseases
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I work with my patients to treat or manage their vascular disease, so that they can live their lives to the fullest.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tan

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

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

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  • Staff friendliness
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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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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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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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