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Dr. Tan Yew Oo

Dr. Tan Yew Oo

Designation: Specialist

Specialization:
Medical Oncology

Language spoken: English, Mandarin

Hospital Affiliation:
Farrer Park Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital


Clinic Address:
Icon SOC Farrer Park Medical Clinic
1 Farrer Park Station Rd
#09-13 to 20 Farrer Park Medical Centre
Singapore 217562

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 12:30PM

Tel: 66049919

Fax: 66046966

Clinic Address:
Icon SOC Mount Alvernia Medical Clinic
820 Thomson Rd
#05-03/04
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Block A
Singapore 574623

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM

Tel: 62522202

Fax: 62522922

Clinic Address:
Icon SOC Gleneagles Medical Clinic
6 Napier Rd
#05-11/12/15
Gleneagles Medical Centre
Singapore 258499

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM

Tel: 64713373

Fax: 64711062


Dr Tan Yew Oo is currently the specialist in medical oncology with Icon SOC Farrer Park, Gleneagles and Mt Alvernia.

He was formerly the Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS),and Chief of Medicine at National University Hospital (NUH) and Head of the Division of Haematology-Oncology. He was a tenured faculty staff of NUS from 1978 till 1993 and during his tenure, he was instrumental in setting up the specialty of Medical Oncology at National University Hospital. He has been the mentor and teacher to many doctors including many prominent medical oncologists in Singapore.

After he went into private practice, he remained active in medical education and postgraduate training. He had served in the Specialist Training Committee of Medical Oncology, Academy of Medicine/MOH, Singapore, Chairman of the National Committee on Cancer Care, Medical Research Council and consultant to the Health Science Authority.

He was a Director of SingHealth between 2000 till 2006 and currently served as Director of Eastern Health Alliance. He was a member or SMC Review Committee from 2013 to 2014. He currently serves as member of Medishield Life Council since June 2015.

He was the examiner in Master of Medicine (M. Med) and teaches the Family Medicine physicians in Oncology. He remains active in clinical cancer research and he continues to participate in Phase III clinical trials on novel anti-cancer agents.

He published extensively and has been invited to speak at regional and international medical meetings.

Dr Tan’s sub specialist interests include lung, breast and gastrointestinal cancers, lymphomas and liver cancer. He has extensive experience in caring for a wide-range of cancers, both haematologic malignancies and solid tumours and is often consulted for second opinions.

Education:
MBBS (Singapore)
FRCP (Int Med) (Canada)
FAMS (Med Oncology) (Singapore)
FACP (Int Med) (US)
FRCP (Int Med) (UK)
FRACP (Int Med) (Australia)

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