Dr. Tan is a fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery and obtained additional microvascular surgery training in the Plastic Surgery Department at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.
Dr. Tan is Clinical Professor in Orthopaedics and was the Founding Director of the Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School. He has authored over 70 scientific articles and nearly 20 book chapters. Dr. Tan has lectured extensively, both at the national and international level.
Dr. Tan has designed and pioneered orthopaedic devices used in the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow fractures. He has been a multiyear NJ Monthly Top Doctor; and Patients’ Choice and Best Doctor recipient.
Dr. Tan founded the Institute for Hand & Arm Surgery, with offices in Northern New Jersey. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive care of disorders from the fingertip to the shoulder, including brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. He treats patients of all ages.