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Dr Tan Kai Chah

Dr Tan Kai Chah
Dr Tan Kai Chah
  • Asian American Liver Centre

    住址

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

    电话
    传真
    64763088
  • Asian American Liver Centre

    住址

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

    电话
    传真
    64763088
  • 專科

    • 普外科
  • 資格

    • DPMP
    • MBBS
    • FRCS (Edinburgh)
  • 口语能力

    • 英语

背景

  • Dr. Tan pioneered the first 'split-liver' transplant operation in which a donor graft was divided and transplanted to two recipients. He also performed the first auxiliary heterotopic liver graft for a patient with fulminant hepatic failure. He also performed five combined liver-kidney and two combined heart-liver transplant operations, the latter a collaborative effort with Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub of Harefield Hospital, London. Dr. Tan has also performed over 75 paediatric liver transplants, 45% of which were liver reductions from an adult liver. He successfully completed the first pilot study on paediatric living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) in the UK.
  • During his tenure as the Senior Liver Transplant Surgeon at KCH, he trained 26 surgeons in hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgery. He advised and helped implement the Irish National Liver Transplant Programme in St. Vincents Hospital, Dublin.Dr Tan helped to set up the Asian American Liver Centre, in Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore, and the Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He started a LDLT programme in SJMC, performing South-east Asia's first paediatric LDLT. To date, Dr. Tan and his team have successfully performed more than 221 LDLTs.
  • Dr Tan has published and lectured extensively on the subjects of hepatobiliary and liver transplantation surgery. He co-edited a textbook on 'The Practice of Liver Transplantation'. Dr Tan has continued to train young surgeons from Asian countries in the field of hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgery. Dr. Tan’s clinical interests are in hepatobiliary and transplantation.

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