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Charles Tan Surgery Novena


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.

Languages Spoken
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • Hokkien
  • Mandarin
  • AIA
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • Aviva
  • AXA
  • Cigna
  • Great Eastern
  • MediShield Life
  • NTUC Income
  • Prudential
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Dr. Charles Tan Tse Kuang is a general surgeon with more than 20 years of clinical experience. His subspecialty interests lie in general surgery, endoscopic hernia repair, and thyroid surgery. Prior to going into private practice, he served at the National University Hospital of Singapore as senior consultant and head of the endocrine surgery division. He completed his MBBS at the University of Leicester (UK) in 1995 and basic surgical training at the National University Hospital and Singapore General Hospital (1996-2006). He was subsequently awarded a scholarship to further his training in general surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Australia. He also completed his subspecialty training in endocrine surgery at the National University of Singapore in 2013. Aside from his private practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre, he is also serving as president of Singapore [Hernia]( Society as well as visiting consultant and adjunct assistant professor at the National University Hospital. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) and Academy of Medicine of Singapore (FAMS).

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