Dr. Tan Chuan Chien

Breast & Thyroid General Surgeon
in Singapore

Offering the very highest level of care to patients through the medical expertise of Dr. Tan, Consultant General Surgeon

Dr. Tan Chuan Chien

Consultant General Surgeon Breast & Thyroid Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)- The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Full Registration, Singapore Medical Council (SMC) and Specialist Accreditation Board, Singapore (General Surgery)
  • Full General & Specialist Registration (General Surgery), Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Completed Breast Surgery training through the BreastSurgANZ Fellowship programme

Dr. Tan Chuan Chien is a Fellowship-trained Breast and Endocrine Surgeon practicing as a Consultant General Surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He also sees patients at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre and Parkway East Medical Centre. Dr. Tan is a registered Specialist Surgeon (General Surgery) in both Singapore and Australia.

SERVICES OFFERED

Common Conditions & Treatments

  • Care for Breastfeeding complications
  • Care for patients with High Risk for Breast cancer
  • Personalised Breast Cancer Screening (Mammogram)
  • Management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancers
  • Management of Inflammatory conditions of the breast/ drainage of abscess
  • Surgical treatment of Gynaecomastia and Male Breast Cancer
  • Treatment of nipple discharge/bleeding
  • Ultrasound guided Breast Biopsy
  • Breast conserving surgery and reconstruction
  • Mastectomy
  • Surgery for breast lumps
  • Oncologic Axillary Clearance
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Evaluation of neck lumps/nodes/cyst
  • Surgery for Thyroid Disease
  • Excision of skin lumps/cyst/skin tags
  • Surgical drainage of abscess
  • Treatment of abdominal hernias
For Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents and foreigners

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As a supporter of personalised surgical care, I understand that no two patients are the same. I believe in tailoring management for each patient to meet each individual’s needs and expectations. A patient’s journey can be difficult and frustrating at times, so I strive to make this experience as pleasant and seamless as possible.

Dr. Tan Chuan Chien
DR. TAN CHUAN CHIEN

Key Guiding Philosophies

Competency

Dr. Tan is a Fellowship-trained Breast & Endocrine Surgeon who is registered on the Specialist Register (General Surgery) in both Singapore and Australia. He completed his formal Breast Surgery training through the BreastSurgANZ Fellowship Programme. He was previously Head, Division of Breast & Endocrine Surgery, NTFGH where he was the pioneer breast surgeon there developing a comprehensive, evidence-based Breast Surgery service.

Care for the wider community

Dr. Tan is passionate about engaging the wider community with regards to breast cancer outcomes. He volunteers with the Singapore Cancer Society and served as the Chairman of the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Committee from 2018 to 2021. He continues to currently serve as a member of this committee. During his time in the public hospital, Dr. Tan was involved in research on breast cancer screening and care, where he succeeded in obtaining competitive grants and managing a research team, with the overall aim to improve breast cancer outcomes in Singapore.

Patient-centered care

Dr. Tan believes in the importance of the patient experience and the partnership between doctor and patients in healing sickness. He also believes no two individuals are the same. He believes in the philosophy of personalised tailor-made care plans for each of his patients to meet their individual expectations and needs.

Comprehensive Breast, Thyroid and General Surgery service

Dr. Tan aims to provide comprehensive, evidence-based care to all his patients, in a modern equipped clinic along the entire spectrum of the patient journey from diagnosis, through treatment/surgery and aftercare.

Dr. Tan’s Interests

Offering the very highest level of care to patients through the medical expertise of Dr. Tan, Consultant General Surgeon

  • Surgical treatment of Gynaecomastia and Male Breast Cancer
  • Treatment of nipple discharge/bleeding
  • Ultrasound guided Breast Biopsy
  • Breast conserving surgery and reconstruction
  • Mastectomy
  • Management of Locally Advanced Breast Cancers
  • Oncologic Axillary Clearance
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

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    MAIN CLINIC

    SOG - CC Tan Breast, Thyroid & General Surgery

    • Gleneagles Medical Centre
      6 Napier Road #08-15/16
      Singapore 258499
    • Mon & Thu: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Tue & Fri: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
      Wed & Sat: 9:00AM - 12:30PM
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    OTHER PRACTICE LOCATIONS

    SOG - CC Tan Breast, Thyroid & General Surgery
    (Mount Elizabeth Novena)

    SOG - CC Tan Breast, Thyroid & General Surgery
    (Parkway East)