About Me

My patients describe me as “Exceptionally professional, kind hearted, compassionate and thoughtful.         

Highest “customer service” with a straight forward approach & quite simply… hilarious!” 


Dr Steven Tan’s clinical practice focuses on general Obstetrics and Gynaecological services and he has a Medical Practice in St Leonards & Sydney’s CBD.

Dr Tan delivers babies at both the Mater Hospital and North Shore Private Hospital. Patients can deliver at either of these hospitals, so you can choose the environment and facilities that suit you.  Their close proximity to his home means that Dr Tan is able to give full attention to all his patients and is readily available for attendance.

Dr Tan has a small practice with a focus on healthy patients delivering healthy babies. His priority is listening to the needs and special requirements of each individual patient. He has a  caring, patient manner and is extremely family focused. Patients of Dr Tan can be assured of being cared for and having direct help at every stage of the pregnancy. You can work together from the initial consultation to the implementation of your own personal birth plan, and follow up. Dr Tan has enormous experience in high risk obstetrics and advanced maternal age (over 35) mothers. He is a skilled surgeon and has an excellent and caring team in his rooms and at both Hospitals. Dr Tan was recently featured in Channel 7 operation live which demonstrated his proficient surgical skills and generous and warm bedside manner. 

Dr Tan is a skilled surgeon and is sympathetic to the needs of women in his Gynaecological practice. He is an expert in infertility, menstrual disorders and abnormal pap smears. His services involve the latest keyhole (Laparoscopic) surgery technology.


blessed and honoured to assist parents in creating their families

With the ability to develop a long-term relationship with patients through caring for them throughout their lives from contraception and childbearing to menopause is the aspect of his practice that he most enjoys.

Dr. Tan is a member of a unique physician practice group within Mater Hospital and the North Shore Private Group of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. It is important for patients to feel comfortable with their doctor and he places great emphasis on patient education, helping them to make informed decision about their care.

Being a part of a small practice within a larger, top-rated hospital as The Mater & North Shore Private allows Dr Tan to provide patients with high-level individual attention and personal care. At the same time, being a part of an organisation such as Mater Hospital allows him to provide his patients direct and immediate access to world-class facilities and specialists in virtually every field of medicine, should the need arise.

“I’m very proud of my practice and my colleagues. Our patients receive outstanding, personal care, from a group of physicians and an office staff that is thorough, professional and also friendly and accessible.” 

Dr Steven Tan has a Chinese background and completed his early education in Singapore. He completed University studies with First Class Honours at the University of NSW in 1996, then undertook postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology training in Australia and England. He received his Fellowship in Obstetrics in 2004 after training at the Royal Women’s Hospital, RNSH, Manly, Tamworth and the United Kingdom.

Dr Tan speaks fluent Mandarin and is very family-focused. His special interests are his family, fishing, boating, golf and pineapple tarts!

For appointments at either location, please call (02) 9923 4222.  Dr Tan’s rooms are located at:

St Leonards Square (Monday to Thursday)
Phone: (02) 9923 4222
Address: Suite 301, Level 3, 480 Pacific Highway, St Leonards

MediCentral Sydney (Friday morning only)
Phone: (02) 8378 1721
Address: Level 11, 501 George Street, Sydney City


Please call (02) 9923 4222 for any further information. We look forward to meeting you and being of assistance.

Our Team

Meet our wonderful team of professional, passionate and caring staff.

Dr Steven Tan

Dr Steven Tan MBBS (Hons 1) B.Sc (Med) FRANZCOG is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a Medical Practice located in St Leonards. Dr Tan delivers babies at both the Mater Hospital and North Shore Private Hospital.


Diane joined the team in February 2016. Her career in administration includes EA roles in Media-related companies as well as more than 12 years running the Student Office at a private girls' school. A mother of 2, Diane loves to travel, enjoys gardening & photography.


Cathie has worked at the Mater Hospital for 47 years - as a registered nurse in medical and surgical and as Unit Manager of the Day Surgery. She has worked for Dr Tan since 2009 when he opened his practice at The Mater Clinic. A mother to 3 children and grandmother to nine - 4 of whom were delivered under the care of Dr Tan.


Our Practice

We focus on healthy patients delivering healthy babies by listening to the needs and special requirements of individual patients. 

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