Dr. Tang is the Scientific Director and CEO of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet). He is a professor in the cardiology division of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Department of Medicine at Western University.
Dr. Tang is a well-published investigator, recognized nationally and internationally for research in device therapy specific to cardiac arrhythmia and heart failure. He has memberships in the Ontario Medical Association, American College of Cardiology (Fellow), Canadian Cardiovascular Society, North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, American Heart Association.
Dr. Tang obtained his MD (1977) and Bachelor of Science (1973) from the University of Toronto and his internal medicine and cardiology clinic training at the University of Ottawa in 1983. Dr. Tang obtained a Heart and Stroke Research Fellowship for his electrophysiology research training at Duke University Medical Centre.
Dr. Tang was Director of Electrophysiology, Director of Cardiology Research and attending Physician in Medicine (Cardiology) at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and a Professor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He served as cardiologist/electrophysiologist of the Vancouver Island Health Authority at the Royal Jubilee Hospital and became the medical director of Heart Rhythm British Columbia. In 2013, he assumed the Chair of Cardiovascular Population Health at Western University.