Dr Tan Kim Heung

Current Place of Practice

Sunway Medical Centre
Suite 129,
No.5 Jalan Lagoon Selatan
Bandar Sunway
46150 Petaling Jaya
Selangor. Malaysia
Phone: +603-7491 9191
Healthscan Malaysia Sdn Bhd
2-02 Level 2, Menara HLA
3 Jalan Kia Peng
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Phone: +603-2171 2308

Certifications

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) (London)
  • FRCP (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians) (London)
  • MD (Doctorate of Medicine/Cardiology) (London)
  • FACC (Fellow of the American College of Cardiology) (USA)
  • FNHAM (Fellow of National Heart Association of Malaysia)
  •  AM (Member of the Academy of Medicine) (Malaysia)

Experience

  • Cardiac Catheterisation: over 10000 procedures
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PCI): over 7000 procedures
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Rotational Atherectomy (PTCRA): over 300 cases
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS): over 300 procedures
  • Percutaneous Transvenous Balloon/Metallic Mitral Commisurotomy (PTMC/PMMC): Inoue technique, over 50 procedures
  • Permanent Pacemaker (PPM): over 1000 implantations (over 350 dual chamber, including upgrade and electrode    explantation procedures) and extensive experience of pacemaker programming.
  • Electrophysiological Studies (EPS): 0ver 400 procedures assessing supraventricular and ventricular    tachyarrhythmias, and bradyarrhythmias.
  •  Automatic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (AICD): 50 implantations.

Achievements

  • Frank Scott Prize for Best Student of the Year – 1982
  • Cayley Senior Prize for Best Student in Biochemistry – 1982
  • Sydney Kaye Prize for Best Student in Physiology – 1982
  • Asher Scholarship for Best Student in Anatomy – 1982
  • Meyerstein Scholarship for Best Student in Basic Medical Sciences – 1983
  • WindhamBaring Prize for Best Student in Pathology – 1983
  • Charlotte Dixon Prize for Best Student in Neurosciences – 1983
  • Pharmacology Class Prize for Best Student in Pharmacology – 1983
  • Endocrinology Class Prize for Best Student in Endocrinology – 1983
  • Junior Medicine Prize for Best Student in Medicine – 1984
  • Junior Surgery Prize for Best Student in Surgery – 1984
  • Philip Seth Belasco Prize for Best Performance in Medicine – 1986
  • Atchinson Scholarship for Best Work in Clinical Science – 1986
  • Certificate of Merit in Pathology – 1986
  • Certificate of Merit in Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 1986
  • Certificate of Merit in Surgery – 1986
  • The Magrath Scholarship for Overall Best Performance – 1986
  • The Fellow Gold Medal for Overall Best Performance – 1986
  • Distinction (Honours) in Medicine, University of London – 1986
  • The Syntex Junior Research Award in Cardiovascular Medicine – 1992
  • The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award - 1999

 

  • Author or co-author of >100 published papers/articles/abstracts in peer reviewed journals and contributed chapters to several books

 

  • Ex-Council Member of the ASEAN Advisory Board of Atherothrombosis
  • Member of the British Cardiac Society
  • Ex-Council Member of the National Heart Association of Malaysia
  • Ex-Founding Council Member of the Interventional Cardiovascular Society of Malaysia
  • Ex-Member of the Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Heart Disease in Pregnancy
  • Ex-Member of the Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Interests

Speciality interests:

Interventional cardiology, CT coronary angiography and preventive cardiology 

About Me

Consultant Cardiologists at HealthScan Malaysia™ and Sunway Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.  Previously Professor of Medicine and Head of Cardiology at the University Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Held this position till 2004, having previously served as a Cardiologist at Guy’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Graduated with a MBBS (Honours) from The Middlesex and University College Hospital Medical School, London in 1986 and received MRCP (UK) in 1989.  In 1995, I was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine/Cardiology (MD) at the University of London.  I became a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) in 1997, Member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia (AM) in 1999, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) (London) in 2001.

I have recipient of numerous (>20) outstanding academic awards and prizes.  With vast experience in various interventional cardiac procedures as well as extensive experience in interpretation of CT Coronary Angiography.  I am author or co-author of >100 published papers/articles/abstracts in peer reviewed journals and has contributed chapters to several books.  I am frequently invited to lecture and to participate as expert faculty in international (USA, Japan, Europe, Singapore, China, United Kingdom) and national conferences/seminars/courses.  I was also a fellow or council member of numerous professional organizations and advisory boards. 

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