At Tan Head and Neck Center, all of our professionals are fully trained and experienced to provide you with the best healthcare related to your ear, nose and throat issues. We want you to trust that you are getting the highest quality care each time you come to see us. But we're also people just like you – we have families and pets, we're parents and grandparents, we participate in sports activities and try to stay current with the news. We combine our expertise and professionalism with a personal, responsive and caring attitude to make you as comfortable as possible with our practice – whether you're sick or well.
Jesse W. Tan, MD, FACS
Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor in Long Beach, CA
Dr. Jesse Tan grew up in Cypress, CA and attended Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, CA. He completed a degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he graduated with honors (Cum Laude). Dr. Tan then proceeded to obtain his medical degree at the Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. There he graduated with honors (Cum Laude) and finished in the top 5% of his class. During medical school, he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for his scholastic excellence.
After medical school, Dr. Tan returned to Los Angeles to complete a 6-year head and neck surgery/otolaryngology residency program at the UCLA Medical Center. At UCLA, Dr. Tan received training to operate on the most difficult and complex head and neck tumors that were referred to UCLA from other institutions. In addition, he received comprehensive training in all aspects of head and neck surgery/otolaryngology, including facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and treatment of diseases of the ears, nose, and throat. During residency, he also performed one year of basic science and clinical research in the management of locally advanced thyroid cancer. Dr. Tan served as chief resident in head and neck surgery/otolaryngology at UCLA in 2003. Currently, he is an assistant clinical professor in head and neck surgery at the UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Tan currently practices in Long Beach. In his duties as an attending head and neck surgeon at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Tan instructs the surgery residents from the UC Irvine-Long Beach Memorial surgery program on the proper surgical management of head and neck tumors and related surgeries. He has given multiple lectures for the Long Beach medical community, including several talks for the Medicine Grand Rounds series at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. He is active in medical student and resident education and continues to write scientific papers with the affiliated UCLA and UC Irvine university programs.
Dr. Tan was voted as one of America’s Top Surgeons in 2008 by the Consumer Research Council of America. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolarygology-Head and Neck Surgery and is board-certified in the specialty. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He served as Chairman of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery at Long Beach Memorial from 2008-2013. Currently, he is Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Long Beach Memorial and oversees all surgical divisions at the medical center.
Jesus K. Tan, MD, FACS
Dr. Jesus Tan completed his surgical residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has been in private practice in Long Beach, CA since 1981. He is board certified in his specialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and has comprehensive expertise in all aspects of the specialty. He served as Chairman of the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Long Beach Memorial from 2000-2002. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Rose J. Eapen, MD, FACS
Dr. Rose Eapen is an experienced, compassionate, and family-centered pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Eapen completed medical school at Duke University, and she went on to complete residency and fellowship training at the University of North Carolina. She then went on to be an attending pediatric otolaryngologist at the Duke Medical Center in North Carolina for 5 years. During her academic tenure, she performed extensive research in allergy and hearing loss. She has presented her research at national ENT meetings, and she has also published in many prominent otolaryngology journals. She has inspired numerous medical students and residents to pursue careers in Otolaryngology. She recently relocated with her family to Southern California and now practices at the Tan Head & Neck Center. She is an expert in the diagnosis and management of pediatric otolaryngology disorders.
Kelvin Kim, Director of Audiology