James Tan Centre for Urology and Robotic Surgery

Urology (Urinary & Reproductive System)

Specialist(s) Dr. James Tan Khiaw Ngiap
Background

James Tan Centre for Urology and Robotic Surgery was established in 2005 in Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre.
The aim of the clinic is to be a centre of excellence for urological surgery.
Our practice is evidence-based, holistic and patient-centred.
Our strength is in innovative, minimally-invasive, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
Our foremost concern is patient safety, benefit and outcome.
Our aim is to cure, comfort and care.

Special Interests
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Urinary stone
  • Prostate cancer
Facilities and Services
Services we provide include:
  • Screening and evaluation, consultation and diagnosis, patient education and counselling, medical treatment and surgical management, post-operative care and long term follow-up.
Conditions we see include:
  • Urological cancers & tumours: prostate, kidney, ureter, bladder, testicular, penile and adrenal.
  • Prostate diseases: benign prostatic hypertrophy, prostate cancer and chronic prostatitis.
  • Urinary stones
  • Blood in the urine
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Difficulty in passing urine and urinary incontinence
  • Male infertility, erectile dysfunction and impotence
  • Kidney failure requiring transplant
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Inguinal hernia
Procedures we perform:
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery – including prostatectomy and nephrectomy
  • Transurethral resection of prostate and bladder tumours (TURP & TURBT)
  • Minimally- invasive stone removal including extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) percutaneous nephro-lithotripsy (PCNL) and flexible ureteroscopy (URS)
  • Kidney transplant – including donor laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Circumcision, vasectomy and inguinal hernia repair
Facilities within the clinic include:
  • Ultrasound of kidney, ureters and bladder
  • Transrectal ultrasound of prostate
  • Ultrasound guided prostate biopsy
  • Flexible cystoscopy
  • Uroflow and uro-dynamics