Weiyi Tan, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult congenital transcatheter interventions

Biography

Weiyi Tan, M.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease, adult congenital transcatheter interventions, and transition of care from adolescent to adult congenital cardiology.

Dr. Tan earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he also received advanced training through fellowships in adult cardiovascular disease, adult congenital heart disease, and adult interventional cardiology.

He also holds a master’s degree in public health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and by the American Board of Pediatrics, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Tan has delivered numerous presentations, contributed to the book Intensive Care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, and published several academic articles.

While completing his residency and fellowships at UCLA, he received several honors for his teaching, including the Internal Medicine Residency Fellow Teaching Award in 2017 and the Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award in 2018.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UCLA Medical Center (2018-2020), Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Graduate School - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (2009-2010), Public Health
  • Medical School - Duke University School of Medicine (2007-2011)
  • Residency - UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (2011-2015), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - UCLA Medical Center (2015-2018), Cardiovascular Disease
  • Fellowship - UCLA Medical Center (2020-2021), Interventional Cardiology
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (2009-2010)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiovascular Society
  • Adult Congenital Heart Association
Honors & Awards
  • Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award 2018, UCLA
  • Internal Medicine Residency Fellow Teaching Award 2017, UCLA
  • Internal Medicine Residency Resident Teaching Award 2015, UCLA
  • CI-CARE ARC Medical Program Award 2014, UCLA
  • School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching with Humanism Residents and Fellows Award 2014, UCLA
  • Trainee Award, Best Abstract in Clinical/Translational Research 2010, Duke Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat
Books & Publications
Research
  • Fontan Transplant Outcomes
  • Transcatheter Valve Interventions
  • COVID-19 Effects on ACS Volume

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult congenital transcatheter interventions
  • Transition of care from adolescent to adult congenital cardiology

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