Dr. Tan Chong Tien

Orthopaedic Surgery

Credentials MBBS (Melbourne) 1974 FRCS (Gen Surg) (Glasg) 1981 FAMS (Orth Surg) 1987
Language English,Mandarin Chinese,Bahasa Melayu,Hokkien Dialect,Cantonese Dialect

Dr. Tan graduated from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in 1974 and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in 1981 and became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 1987.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Tan has been practicing orthopaedic and spine surgery. He was the director of spine service (1989-2005) in Singapore General Hospital and was responsible for establishing the spine subspecialty. Many innovative procedures were established during that period. Dr. Tan was also responsible for training many overseas and local spine surgeons during his tenure and was appointed Visiting Professor to Taishan Medical College and Ningxia Medical College in China.

Professional Association/Affiliation
  • MBBS (Melbourne) 1974 , FRCS (Gen Surg) (Edinburgh) (Glasg)1981,  FAMS (Orth Surg) 1987
  • Member, Scoliosis Research Society
  • Member, Spine Section, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Asean Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (AAMISS)
  • Member and Past President Singapore Orthopaedic Association
  • Director of Spine Service
  • Singapore General Hospital 1995-2005
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
  • Institue of Health
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
  • Singapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Professor
  • Taishan Medical College, PRC
  • Visiting Professor
  • Ningxia Medical College, PRC