Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Bahasa Melayu
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
38 Irrawaddy Road #07-40 Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialiast Centre Singapore 329563 Advanced Urology Associates
Mon - Fri: 0830 - 1700
Sat: 0830 - 1300
Dr Gerald Tan is a urology specialist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital who is well known for his expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and for prostate, kidney and bladder cancers.
Dr Tan has been involved in over 550 robotic radical prostatectomies, and was one of the first in Singapore to perform robotic partial nephrectomy for early kidney cancer and robotic radical cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Dr Tan is proficient in robotic and advanced laparoscopic procedures, and also performs major cancer and reconstructive surgeries for complex pelvic cancer. Prior to entering private practice, Dr Tan headed the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Robotic Urology Task Force as surgical proctor, and oversaw the development of the hospital’s inpatient-care path for patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy.
Dr Tan has also received numerous top international academic awards and honors, being the named recipient of the prestigious Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship in Urologic Research by the New York Academy of Medicine, the AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Scholar Award by the American Association of Cancer Research, the John Steyn Travelling Fellowship in Urology & the James Syme Medal for outstanding academic achievement by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Professional Positions and Memberships:
1) Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)(Edin) 1996
2) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS, Edin) 2002
3) Master of Medicine (Mmed) (Surgery) NUS 2003
4) Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (FAMS)(Urology) 2007
5) Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS)(USA)
Awards and Publications
In 2011, he was awarded the Yahya Cohen Memorial Lectureship by the College of Surgeons, Singapore for excellence in clinical research. In 2012, he was named the Outstanding Young Urologist of Asia by the Urological Association of Asia for his contributions to the field of urology. To date, Dr Tan has authored seven book chapters and over twenty-five peer-reviewed scientific papers published in prestigious journals that include Urology (Gold Journal), European Urology, Urologic Clinics of North America, Journal of Endourology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and British Journal of Urology International. He is a regular reviewer for the British Journal of Urology International in the fields of minimally invasive and robotic surgery.