Designation: Senior Consultant
General Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien
National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)
National Cancer Centre Singapore
11 Hospital Drive
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel: 6450 8088
Fax: +65 6225 6297
Dr Tan Hiang Khoon is a Senior Consultant at the National Cancer Centre Singapore, SGH and SingHealth Duke-NUS Head & Neck Centre. He is also Chairman, Division of Surgery at Singapore General Hospital and Academic Chair of Surgery, Singhealth.
Dr Tan received his medical degree from the National University Singapore School of Medicine in 1991 and specialist training in the Department of General Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital.
He joined the Head and Neck Service at National Cancer Center Singapore in 2005 and subsequently underwent his Advanced Training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology in Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris. He is one of the pioneers in the development of endoscopic and robotic Head and Neck surgery in Singapore.
His research interests are in outcomes and QOL research in-patient with head and neck cancer. He is also actively involved surgical dervice development. Dr Tan was awarded the Singapore National Youth Award for his role as the founding chairman of Children’s Cancer Foundation (Singapore). He is holds concurrent appointment as Director of Community Outreach and Philanthropy in National Cancer Center Singapore.
MBBS (Singapore), FRCSEd (Edinburgh), FAMS, PhD