MMed(Ortho, NUS)
Consultant Hand Surgeon

Dr Tan Ter Chyan graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin in 1995, and became Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2001.

He was awarded the Master of Medicine, Orthopaedics by the National University of Singapore in 2002. He obtained his specialist accreditation by the Ministry of Health (Singapore) as a Hand Surgeon in 2005.

He was awarded the Higher Manpower Development Program for 2006 and was clinical fellow at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney in 2007 with the Department of Hand Surgery and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, University of Sydney.

Dr Tan worked as a surgeon in the Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, National University Hospital from 2002 to 2012. Dr Tan was a specialist hand surgeon in the Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery (HRM) from 2005 to 2007 and consultant from 2007 to 2012. He was the Postgraduate Director and was involved in training the advanced Hand Surgery trainees in the national program. He was also the first Associate Program Director for the national residency program in Hand Surgery.

He has a clinical interest in peripheral nerve surgery, especially brachial plexus surgery, stroke, cerebral palsy and surgical rehabilitation of the upper limb in tetraplegia. His other clinical interest is in minimally invasive surgery of the hand and upper limb especially wrist arthroscopy and endoscopic peripheral nerve surgery.

His research interest is in the field of nerve regeneration and bioelectrics and is actively involved with the SINAPSE scientists (Singapore institute of Neurotechnology). Dr Tan has been an invited speaker for local, regional and international meetings and continues to publish both his clinical and basic science research. Dr Tan is currently the Secretary of the Singapore Society for Hand Surgery (www.sshs.org.sg)

Dr Tan is involved in medical missions and also previously the Deputy Commanding Officer of the 1st Medical Squadron, the Search and Rescue (SAR) squadron of Republic of Singapore Air Force from 2006 to 2010. He enjoys the outdoors and cycling.

Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre,
38 Irrawaddy Rd #10-51/52/53, Singapore 329563
Tel : +65 6690 5690

Gleneagles Medical Centre,
6 Napier Road #04-14, Singapore 258499
Tel : +65 6474 5141

Parkway East Medical Centre,
319 Joo Chiat Place #05-09, Singapore 427989
Tel : +65 6342 9091

Mount Alvernia Medical Centre D,
820 Thomson Road #07-59, Singapore 574623
Tel : +65 6254 5447

Address & Contact

Our Address

38 Irrawaddy Rd, Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #10-51/52/53, Singapore 329563