Charles Tan Surgery, which is located at two of Singapore’s premiere healthcare centres; Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre and Gleneagles Medical Centre, is a specialist clinic that offers a wide range of general surgical services with the goal to treat endocrine and hernia problems. Providing a relaxed, friendly environment, the clinic is the go-to centre for General Surgery, Robotic Thyroid Surgery, Endoscopic Keyhole Hernia Repair, and Keyhole Gallbladder Surgery.
Charles Tan Surgery is a highly trusted clinic mainly due to the credentials and qualifications of its founder, Dr. Charles Tan, a board-certified General and Endocrine Surgeon who also has a special interest in Endoscopic Hernia Repairs. Dr. Tan is recognised as the most experienced in thyroid surgery via the axillary in Singapore. With over 20 years of experience, he received his medical education from Leicester University in the United Kingdom and completed his general surgery training at the National University Hospital in Singapore. Leicester University is most famous for the invention of genetic fingerprinting and has established itself as a leading research-led university. To date, he has performed over 1,000 cases, the majority of which were conducted via the “keyhole” technique, which speeds up recovery time and minimises pain and discomfort during the procedure. With his proven expertise, the clinic’s state-of-the-art technologies, as well as it friendly, relaxed environment, patients are not only assured of impressive results but comfort and safety as well.
Dr. Charles Tan is the President of the Singapore Hernia Society and Head of the Endocrine Surgery Division at Singapore’s National University Hospital. He is a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in endocrine and endoscopic hernia repair. He is experienced in performing thyroid surgery including minimally invasive thyroid surgery and keyhole adrenal surgery (both retroperitoneal and trans-abdominal).