Prof Chee-Kiat TAN
Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Singapore General Hospital
Dr Chee-Kiat Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1984. He obtained his postgraduate qualifications of MRCP (UK) in 1989 and FRCP (Edinburgh) in 1998. He underwent further training in Hepatology in Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA from 1993-1994, focusing on liver transplantation and basic research, and was honoured with the Glaxo Research Institute Fellow’s Award for Basic Research in 1994. He is a member of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Gastroenterology) since 1995 and was bestowed Fellowship of the American Association for Study of Liver Diseases (FAASLD) in 2018. He has served in advisory boards in liver transplantation, liver cancer, tumour markers, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. His special interests are in liver transplantation, liver cancer and viral hepatitis and has started a national registry on hepatocellular carcinoma. He also has an interest in medical education and obtained the Diploma in Medical Education from University of Dundee. He has more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals, 2 book chapters and more than 170 abstracts presented at various regional and international meetings. He is currently a senior consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Singapore General Hospital. He is also the Director of the National Organ Transplant Unit of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and chairs the MOH COVID-19 Transplantation Services Advisory Committee He also sits on the MOH Drug Advisory Committee and MOH Advisory Committee on Transplantation as well as the Health Sciences Authority’s Medicines Advisory Committee. In addition, he holds concurrent appointments of Clinical Professor in the Duke-NUS Medical School, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University and Clinical Associate Professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.