Dr. S K Tan

Dr. S K Tan

MBBS, Diploma in Venereology, Diploma in Dermatology

47 Years Experience

Dr Tan is one of the foremost physicians in aesthetics and cosmeseuticals in Asia. He was a founding member of Derma-Rx and the Medical Director of The DRx Clinic before setting up the IDS Clinic and launching the IDS skincare range of products. Dr Tan graduated in 1971, with a Bachelors of Medicine (MB) and a Bachelors of Surgery (BS) from the University of Malaya. Dr Tan’s interest in dermatology led him to train at the prestigious St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London in the 1970s and he has since been focused in the field of aesthetic dermatology. He is a member of numerous medical associations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, and the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr Tan was one of the first local doctors to be certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. His personal interest in pigmentary disorders and acne has also led him to become an International Member of the Pigmentary Disorders Society of India, the Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research, and the American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS). Dr Tan’s work has been well received worldwide, having spoken at numerous international conferences in the US, Europe and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He is a co-editor of “Handbook of Cosmetic Microbiology”, a reference book published by Marcel Dekker, and his papers have been published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, and Expert Review of Dermatology, and has contributed a chapter in the reference book ‘Pigmentary Disorders: A Comprehensive Compendium’.

Novena, Singapore

IDS Clinic

8 Sinaran Drive #05-07to10 Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 307470, Singapore

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Mon - Fri

10:00 - 07:00


10:00 - 02:00

$ 30


General Physician


MBBS - University Of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Diploma in Venereology - University of London, United Kingdom
Diploma in Dermatology - University of Wales


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)


1999 - 2013 Owner/Senior Medical Director at The DRx Clinic
2014 - Present Owner/Medical Director at IDS Clinic


M03291C Singapore Medical Council, 1983
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