MBBS(Hons)(S'pore), MRCS(Ed), MMed(Surgery), FRCS(Ed)
Specialty: General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Abdominal Hernia (Ventral Hernia), Colorectal Cancer, Diverticular Disease, Faecal Incontinence, Hernia, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Dr Winson Tan graduated with MBBS(Hons), as the valedictorian of his cohort, from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2009. He subsequently entered the Singhealth General Surgery Residency Programme in 2010 and eventually graduated in 2015 as the valedictorian of that year. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2015 and was awarded the College of Surgeon, Singapore, Gold Medal for being the top candidate in the Surgical Exit Examination.
In 2018, he went to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney and completed a Fellowship in Colorectal and Advanced Gastrointestinal Oncological Surgery. He furthered his training in colorectal cancer care by completing the Advanced Colorectal Surgical Oncology fellowship in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, USA) from 2018-2019.
Dr Winson Tan has published more that 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is also the recipient of a National Medical Research Council research grant studying the efficacy and cost effectiveness of a proposed algorithm for management of suspected appendicitis. His research achievements culminated in him being awarded the Singhealth Excellence - Distinguished Young Researcher Award in 2017. He remains actively involved in clinical, educational and translational research projects.
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