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Dr Eugene Tan Siang Joo

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiology, National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • Consultant, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Cardiology (Heart)
Electrophysiology, General Cardiology
Special Interests:
​Cardiac Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders), Cardiac Implantable Devices (Pacemakers, Defibrillators), Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy for Heart Failure


Dr Eugene Tan is a Consultant at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). He graduated from Monash University, Australia in 2011 and obtained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) and Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 2014. He completed his Cardiology training at the NUHCS in 2019.

His subspecialty interests include cardiac arrhythmias (ablations) and cardiac implantable electronic devices (pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy). His research interests are in the fields of atrial fibrillation, heart failure and cardiac resynchronisation therapy.

Dr Eugene is also a senior lecturer and member of the Junior Academic Faculty Scheme at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.


  • 2020 - Ministry of Health Healthcare Research Scholarship, Singapore
  • 2020 - Best Poster, European Society of Cardiology Congress, Netherlands
  • 2019 - Winner, Young Investigator Award, Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society, Thailand
  • 2018 - Winner,  International fellow-in-training (FIT) Jeopardy: American College of Cardiology 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo, United States of America
  • 2017 - Winner, Fellow-in-training (FIT) Jeopardy: Singapore Cardiac Society Meeting, Singapore
  • 2016 - Best Poster Award, American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session & Expo, United States of America
  • 2016 - Highest Ranking Abstract from Singapore Award, American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session & Expo, United States of America

Journals & Publications

  1. Eugene SJ Tan, Siew-Pang Chan, Oi-Wah Liew, Jenny P.C. Chong, Gerard K.T. Leong, Daniel P.S. Yeo, Hean-Yee Ong, Fazlur Jaufeerally, Jonathan Yap, David Sim, Tze-Pin Ng, Lieng-Hsi Ling, Carolyn S.P. Lam, Arthur M. Richards. Atrial Fibrillation and the Prognostic Performance of Biomarkers in Heart Failure. Clin Chem 2021;67:216-226.
  2. Eugene SJ Tan, Vera Goh, Bernadet T. Santema, Wan Ting Tay, Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng, Jonathan Yap, Jasper Tromp, Chung-Lieh Hung, Vijay Chopra, Inder Anand, Michael R. MacDonald, Lieng Hsi Ling, ASIAN-HF investigators**, Isabelle C. Van Gelder, Michiel Rienstra, Adriaan A. Voors, A. Mark Richards, Carolyn SP Lam. Ethnic differences in atrial fibrillation among patients with heart failure in Asia. ESC Heart Fail 2020;7:1419-1429
  3. Elaine Boey, Eugene SJ Tan, Wee Tiong Yeo, Devinder Singh, Toon Wei Lim, Pipin Kojodjojo, Swee-Chong Seow. Coronary venoplasty during cardiac resynchronization therapy device implantations: acute results and clinical outcomes. Heart Rhythm 2019;17:736-742
  4. Eugene SJ Tan, Joevy Lim, SP Chan, JT Seow, Devinder Singh, WT Yeo, TW Lim, Pipin Kojodjojo, SC Seow. Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and to Prognosis in Heart Failure (From the Prospective Evaluation of Asian with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy for Heart Failure study). Am J Cardiol 2019;124:899-906
  5. Koo CY, Chua AP, Kristanto W, Koh EH, Eugene SJ Tan, Abd Rahman S, Abd Gani MB, Chong JP, Aung AT, Han TO, Chan SP, Low AF, Yeo TC, Chan MY, Kojodjojo P, Richards AM, Lee CH. Screening and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea in acute coronary syndrome. A randomized clinical trial. Int J Cardiol. 2020;299:20-25
  6. Eugene SJ Tan, SP Chan, CF Xu, Jonathan Yap, A. Mark Richards, LH Ling, David Sim, Fazlur Jaufeerally, PSD Yeo, SY Loh, HY Ong, KTG Leong, TP Ng, SZ Nyunt, F Liang, PM Okin, Carolyn SP. Lam, TW Lim. Cornell Product Is an Electrocardiographic Marker of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Heart Asia 2019;11e011108. doi: 10.1136/heartasia-2018-01110
  7. Eugene SJ Tan, WT Tay, THK Teng, A. Mark Richards, RN Doughty, Carolyn S.P. Lam. The diabetes-atrial fibrillation paradox. Heart 2019;105:893
  8. Eugene SJ Tan, WT Tay, THK Teng, David Sim, KTG Leong, PSD Yeo, HY Ong, Fazlur Jaufeerally, TP Ng, VA Cameron, Katrina Poppe, Mayanna Lund, Gerry Devlin, Richard Troughton, LH Ling, A. Mark Richards, RN Doughty, Carolyn S.P. Lam. Ethnic differences in prevalence and clinical correlates of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure from Asia-Pacific. Heart 2019;105:840-845
  9. Eugene SJ Tan, SC Seow, Pipin Kojodjojo, Devinder Singh, WT Yeo, TW Lim. Optimal duration and predictors of diagnostic utility of patient-activated ambulatory ECG monitoring. Heart Asia 2018;10:e011061. doi:10.1136/ heartasia-2018-011061
  10. Chua AP, Koo CY, Kristanto W, Parot MVJM, Eugene SJ Tan, Koh EH, Abd Gani MB, Kojodjojo P, Han TO, Chan SP, Chong JP, Frampton C, Richards AM, Lee CH. Sleep Study-Guided Multidisciplinary Therapy (SGMT) for patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Trial Rationale and Design. Clin Cardiol. 2018;41:721-728

Professional Memberships

  • ​Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom