Dr Jonathan Tan
M.B.B.S., BMedSci, FRACP
Dr Jonathan Tan is a fully accredited gastroenterologist and endoscopist. He grew up in Malaysia and completed his undergraduate Medical degree at the University of Melbourne. Thoroughly enjoying the Australian way of life, he resided in Melbourne completing his physician training at the Austin Hospital. Understanding that exposure to varying medical conditions is essential to quality patient care, he completed his core gastroenterology training between Tasmania and Melbourne.
Jonathan subsequently pursued his passion in Therapeutic Endoscopy at the Alfred hospital Melbourne for two years which involves dealing with pancreatic-biliary diseases through Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and large colonic polyp removal via endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). He then embarked on a one-year
overseas therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the University of British Columbia further refining his skills in ERCP and EUS in a renowned liver transplant centre in Vancouver Canada.
Since returning, Jonathan holds a public appointment at the Northern Hospital as one of the senior visiting medical staff. He plays a key role in helping establish and provide an EUS service for the hospital. He is actively involved in the education of both nursing and medical staff. In addition, he has a keen interest in clinical research where he has presented his work at various local and international conferences.
Jonathan has a broad gastroenterology interest including management of inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, irritable bowel syndrome. His special interests include endoscopy, pancreatic - biliary related diseases and colorectal cancer screening. He also speaks fluent Mandarin as his native language.
Providing holistic care, with good communication to various medical and allied health professions involved in a patient’s care is a core value that Jonathan holds. Urgent patients can always be seen quickly through his rooms at Epworth Eastern Hospital. Jonathan performs endoscopy procedures at various eastern suburbs and would be happy to discuss any cases with the medical practitioner.
- Berwick (St John of God Hospital)
- Box Hill (Epworth Eastern Hospital)
- St John of God Hospital - Berwick
- The Valley Private Hospital - Mulgrave
- Epworth Eastern Hospital - Box Hill
- Ivanhoe Endoscopy Centre - Ivanhoe