Language spoken: English, Mandarin
Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
Singapore National Eye Centre
11 Third Hospital Ave
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel: 6227 7255
Dr Anna Tan graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2004 after completing her basic medical degree. In addition she graduated with first class honours with an additional Advanced Medical Science degree conjoint with Imperial College, London. She then returned to Singapore to complete her ophthalmology subspecialty training (Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine Singapore) in 2013. In addition, she has also obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in December 2013. As further sub-specialty training, she has completed multiple medical retina fellowships at the Singapore National Eye Centre, the Ophthalmology Department at the University of Bonn under Prof Frank Holz and the Vitreous Retina Macula New York (VRMNY) under Dr. Lawrence Yannuzzi and Dr. K Bailey Freund.
Dr Anna Tan has had many leadership roles in SNEC including chief resident and chief registrar. She has led many committees that have organized various health initiatives and quality improvement projects. She is also dedicated to education and has organised many teaching courses for ophthalmology residents, general practitioners, allied health staff and the public. She is an avid researcher and has authored 44 peer reviewed articles and 4 book chapters. She has represented SNEC at many local and international conferences with various poster and oral presentations. She has been awarded 4 grants including the Khoo Clinical Scholarship Award aimed at developing research among clinicians and recently the Academic Clinical Program Grant for Clinician Scientists. Her subspecialty research interests include retinal inherited diseases, age-related macular degeneration, ocular Imaging low vision and visual rehabilitation. She is currently involved in developing multi-disciplinary teams that would further the visual rehabilitation department at SNEC.
MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FRCS(Ed), FAMS