Dr Tan graduated from the School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and gained his post-graduate qualification from Royal College of Physicians (UK). His advanced specialist training in Medical Oncology was completed at National University Hospital. He was then awarded the prestigious Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) fellowship to subspecialize in lung cancer therapies at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
Dr Tan is a Senior Medical Oncologist at OncoCare. Before this he was a Consultant with the Haematology-Oncology Department of National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS), National University Hospital (NUH) and Visiting Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH).
His main clinical interests are lung/thoracic and head/neck cancers. He was lead investigator for several international multi-center clinical cancer trials for innovative treatments. Dr Tan is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and was an executive committee member of the Singapore Society of Oncology.
Dr Tan has authored and co-authored publications in peer-reviewed international journals including Lancet Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Molecular Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncotarget, Target Oncology, Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, Journal of Translational Medicine, Journal of Oncology Practice.
He is an active teacher of under and postgraduates at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSOM) and National University Hospital (NUH). Previously he was Assistant Professor for Faculty of Medicine, YLLSOM and Undergraduate Education Director (Medical Oncology). He was also a core faculty member of Medical Oncology Senior Residency of NUH and an examiner for YLLSOM final year MBBS examinations.
Medical Licence Number
M12489C (Singapore Medical Council)