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MD (Taiwan), Specialist of Neurosurgery (Taiwan), Specialist of Neurospine (Taiwan), Specialist of Pain Management (Taiwan), Specialist of Neurological Critical Care (Taiwan), Membership of CNS (USA), IFAANS (USA)
His neurosurgery services cater to the following groups of patients: - Cerebrovascular microsurgery (bypass, aneurysm, AVM surgery) l Spine Microsurgery (mini TLIF, MIDLF, OLIF) and Endoscopic Surgery (PELD, UBE) for Slipped Discs. l Spinal disc surgery (instrumentation, spinal fusion, arthroplasty). - Interventional pain management (transforaminal steroid injection, implantable pump, spinal cord stimulation implantation, Vertebroplasty). l Neuroendoscopic surgery (transphenoidal pituitary surgery, endoscopic third ventriculostomy, hemorrhagic stroke). l Neurotrauma surgery and critical care. l Skull base surgery for tumor or aneurysm. l Stereotactic Surgery and Stroke Microsurgery. - Bilateral Endoscopic Sympathectomy (Sweaty Palm, Sweaty Armpit, Sweaty Face, Facial Blushing). - Peripheral nerve surgery.
He has great interest in endoscopic spine surgery (PETD, PEID, UBE), minimal invasive spine surgery (TLIF, MIDLF, OLIF), interventional pain management and endoscopic neurosurgery. He also regularly attends conferences and training courses abroad about the newest advances in the field of vascular neurosurgery, endoscopic neurosurgery and spine surgery, intervention pain management and minimal invasive spine microsurgery.
Dr. Tan also contributes work in medical education. He was a clinical lecturer and PGY clinical teacher in Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, Taiwan for several years. Dr. Tan has successfully developed several teaching programs for junior residents, interns, and nurse. He is registered as a Neurosurgeon with the National Specialist Register (NSR) of Malaysia. He is a Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeon (CNS), USA and America Association of Neurological Surgery (AANS), USA. He is a current member of Taiwan Neurological Society (TNS).
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