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Dr Tan Hwee Chye, Andrew

Dr Tan Hwee Chye, Andrew
Dr Tan Hwee Chye, Andrew
  • SGH Specialist Practice

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    6 Napier Road #02-10/ 11
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

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  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Andrew Tan is an orthopaedic surgeon practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. He received his training as an orthopaedic surgeon in Singapore and advanced training in the areas of shoulder, knee, sports and arthroscopic surgery at the University of Washington in the United States.
  • He has performed thousands of orthopaedic operations, particularly knee, shoulder, sports and minimally invasive surgeries. His work also involves treating athletes of varying levels, including our national athletes at the Singapore Sports Institute.
  • Dr Andrew Tan is a strong advocate of holistic patient care. He believes in not only providing high-quality orthopaedic care to his patients, but in doing so within a pleasant and conducive environment to enhance the patient's well-being and recovery. His ability to understand and interact well with patients has led to strong doctor-patient partnerships, which he believes is vital to achieving best outcomes. Dr Andrew Tan is a multiple-time winner of the hospital's Service with a Heart award.
  • Dr Andrew Tan also travels regularly to educate surgeons in the region and lend his expertise to patient treatment. He values the importance of passing on one's knowledge and skills to the next generation of doctors and surgeons, and has won many teaching awards and accolades over the years for his teaching endeavours. He is an adjunct associate professor with both the National University of Singapore School of Medicine and the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
  • Dr Andrew Tan strongly believes in the importance of treatment outcome studies leading to excellence in patient care, and has published his clinical and surgical work extensively in major international and regional scientific journals. He has presented his work worldwide as an invited speaker.

Awards

  • 2000 Young Orthopaedic Investigator Merit Award
  • 2003 Singapore General Hospital Overseas Fellowship Award (Shoulder, Sports and Knee Surgery Fellowship USA)
  • 2005 Singapore General Hospital 10 Years Long Service Award
  • 2007 Service With A Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital
  • 2009 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence AY0708, NUS
  • 2010 Surgical STAR SGH Inspiring Teacher Award 2010
  • 2010 Service With A Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital
  • 2010 Letter of Commendation, 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games
  • 2011 Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award, NUS
  • 2012 Innovative Educator Award, SingHealth Residency
  • 2012 Orthopaedic Teaching Excellence Award, NUS
  • 2013 Service With A Heart Award, Singapore General Hospital
  • 2013 Certificate of Commendation: Role Model to Medical Class of 2013, NUS
  • 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award, SingHealth Residency
  • 2014 Certificate of Commendation: Role Model to Medical Class of 2014, NUS
  • 2015 Faculty Appreciation Award, SingHealth Residency
  • 2015 Singapore General Hospital 20 Years Long Service Award
  • 2015 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, NUS
  • 2016 Game-Changer Award (for contribution towards Academic Medicine), SingHealth Duke-NUS

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