Chun Wang Tan, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Board Certified in Cardiology
The specialized cardiac care that you are seeking is available at South Texas Heart Clinic. Our cardiac team is comprised of a board certified cardiologist, interventional cardiologist and a certified physician assistant with ten years of experience in cardiac surgery. Together, our team of professionals will develop individualized patient care programs for your most delicate cardiac needs. Experience combined with technology allows us to deliver quality cardiac care close to your home—where you need it most.
South Texas Heart Clinic
1901 Hwy 97 E. Ste 110
Jourdanton, TX 78026
* Conveniently located on the campus of South Texas Regional Medical Center
Please call us today. Our friendly staff will guide you through our scheduling process to ensure you are provided with an appointment date that best suits your personal schedule. Staff can also answer any insurance questions that you may have. To schedule an appointment: (830) 769-3271
South Texas Heart Clinic is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for scheduled appointments.
New patients are welcome and most insurance is accepted.
Meet our Staff
Chun Wang Tan, M.D.
Dr. Tan is board certified in both cardiology medicine and internal medicine. He serves as the Medical Director for the Heart and Lung Center and the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at South Texas Regional Medical Center. He brings experience, board certification and a high level of personal care to every patient.
Carolyn Dowd, P.A.-C
Carolyn Dowd is a 23 year veteran, certified physician assistant (P.A.-C). Dowd worked for over a decade in New York assisting in cardiac surgery and joined the South Texas Heart Clinic in February of 2007.
Chad Christopherson, M.D.
Dr. Christopherson, Interventional Cardiologist is a graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Christopherson completed a fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Rush Medical College and obtained his Texas license in 2007. He is board certified in Internal Medicine with a secondary specialization in cardiovascular diseases and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Christopherson's private practice is Rivercity Cardiovascular, based out of San Antonio. He holds clinic for local consults every Wednesday for interested patients at our South Texas Heart Clinic.
· Pacemaker & defibrillator implants
o Continuing device maintenance checks in office
· Cardiac and vascular catheterization
· Carotid and leg circulation evaluations
· Stress tests
· Heart echocardiograms
· Coumadin management
· Cardiac clearance for surgical procedures
· Chest pain/angina
· Cardiac arrhythmias/palpitations
· Congestive heart failure
· Cardiac valve disease
· High blood pressure/hypertension
· Coronary artery disease
· Extremity swelling/edema
· Other heart related conditions
At South Texas Heart Clinic, we are prepared to care for your cardiac needs today, to help your work towards a healthier tomorrow. Call 830-769-3271 to schedule your appointment.