Professor Tristan Yan is a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon based in the Sydney and North Sydney localities, specializing in Minimally invasive Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery.
To book an appointment with Professor Tristan Yan, all patients will require a medical referral from their general practitioner (which will remain valid for a period of 12 months) or from their treating specialist (which will remain valid for a period of 3 months). This will allow the patient to claim a rebate from Medicare on the cost of the consultation or treatment. The value of the specific rebate corresponding to the treatment is listed in the Australian Commonwealth Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS). The link to this schedule is provided below.
If you meet the criteria of a remote or rural patient, Professor Tristan Yan will conduct a teleconsultation for you. These consultations can be conducted over the internet through Skype. You will need to ensure that you qualify for this service. These consultations are best organised through your family doctor. Your general practitioner should contact our practice at the above number to organize one of these consultations. (Download the latest version of Skype here)