We create new possibilities for life

WhatsApp Appointment

+65 9030 1021

Dr Tan Yat Harn Daniel

Dr Tan Yat Harn Daniel
Dr Tan Yat Harn Daniel
  • Asian American Radiation Oncology Pte Ltd (Gleneagles)

    Address

    6A Napier Road #02-37
    Gleneagles Annexe Block
    Singapore 258500

    Tel
    Fax
    6478 3088
  • Specialty

    • Radiation Oncology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (Clinical Oncology), UK
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Radiation Oncology)
  • Languages Spoken

    • Cantonese
    • English
    • Hokkien
    • Mandarin

Background

  • Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn is a radiation oncologist practising at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Dr Tan specialises in using radiosurgery and radiation therapy to treat cancers in the brain and spine.
  • Dr Tan currently serves as the consultant radiation oncologist and medical director of Asian American Radiation Oncology (AARO), a newly established division of Asian American Medical Group, in collaboration with University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UMPC). He also helms the clinical unit of AARO to provide subspecialty radiation oncology and clinical expertise in advanced radiation techniques to local and regional patients.
  • After graduating from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002, Dr Daniel Tan was awarded a Health Manpower Development (HMDP) fellowship by Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore in 2008. He then went on to obtain another fellowship in 2011 at the Royal College of Radiologists, UK. He was awarded another HMDP Award for training in brachytherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and body irradiation (SRS/SBRT) by MOH Singapore in 2012. Dr Tan was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (radiation oncology) in 2012.
  • Dr Daniel Tan’s research interest involves the study of the use and evaluation of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in benign and malignant tumours of the brain and spine. Together with his mentors, he developed the Novalis Brain Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and subsequently developed the Novalis Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program after returning from abroad.
  • Dr Tan was the national project coordinator for the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) project involving efforts to train and develop SBRT, an advanced radiation technique, in countries within the Asia-Pacific Region. He was course director for the first regional training course in SBRT in 2012 and in 2014 he was invited to IAEA as an expert consultant for preparation of phase 2 of this regional project.
  • Dr Tan’s work has been presented at major international conferences, and speaks frequently on his research subjects in regional meetings. He has written and published in research journals on the subjects of neuro-oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).
  • Dr Tan was the co-chairperson of the Neuro-Oncology Cancer Service Line Development workgroup in NCCS and clinical lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the NUS. Dr Tan serves as an executive committee member of the Singapore Radiological Society and as a council member of the College of Radiology Singapore and is currently organizing chairman of their 24th Annual Scientific Meeting and the event RadiologyAsia 2015. He is currently pursuing his MBA in Healthcare Management at NUS because he believes that good medicine depends on good management.

Awards

  • Health Manpower Development Award (HMDP) for advanced training in Clinical Oncology, Ministry of Health Singapore 2008
  • Health Manpower Development Award (HMDP) for training in Brachytherapy, Stereotactic, Radiosurgery and Body Irradiation (SRS/SBRT), Ministry of Health Singapore 2012

Health articles shared by Dr Tan Yat Harn Daniel View All

Questions answered by Dr Tan Yat Harn Daniel View All