Dr. Charles Tan

Dr. Charles Tan

MBBS, MRCS (UK), FCRS, FAMS (Surgery)

21 Years Experience

Dr Charles Tan is a general surgeon with 18 years of clinical experience. His subspecialty interest is in endocrine surgery and endoscopic hernia repairs.Dr Tan obtained his medical degree from Leicester University in the United Kingdom. He completed his general surgery training in Singapore at the National University Hospital. Following that, he pursued his subspecialty training at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales.As Head of the Endocrine Surgery Division in National University Hospital (NUH), Dr Tan started the robotic axillary thyroid surgery programme. He currently has the most experience in thyroid surgery via the axillary in Singapore.Apart from comprehensive treatment of thyroid cancers, other new procedures Dr Tan performs include minimally invasive parathyroid surgery under local anesthesia and keyhole adrenal surgery (trans-abdominal or retroperitoneal).Dr Tan is currently the president of the Singapore Hernia Society. He has performed more than 1,000 cases, of which 90% of cases are performed via keyhole. He regularly conducts courses and master classes to share his expertise with fellow colleagues.Dr Tan also has a strong passion for teaching. He has been voted the best tutor at the Department of Surgery every year and still holds a position as a visiting consultant and adjunct assistant professor at NUH. To further contribute to medical education, he has written a best seller OSCE book for students.

Orchard, Singapore

SMG Surgery Centre

290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859, Singapore

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Mon - Fri

09:00 - 06:00

Sat

09:00 - 01:00

$ 120

Tanglin, Singapore

SMG Specialist Centre

6A Napier Road, Singapore

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Mon - Fri

09:00 - 06:00

Sat

09:00 - 01:00

$ 150

Services

Endocopic Thyroidectomy
laparoscopic hernia surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Breast Surgery
Colon Surgery
Stomach Surgery

Specializations

General Surgeon

Education

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MBBS - University of Leicester London, 1995
MRCS (UK) - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow
FCRS - Royal College Of Surgeon Of Edinburgh, Uk

Registrations

M07338E Singapore Medical Council,
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