Roger Kidney Clinic is a private specialty clinic at Gleneagles Hospital that focuses on providing comprehensive kidney care in a warm, friendly environment. It is helmed by Dr. Roger Tan, a Ministry of Health-accredited renal medicine consultant specialist with over 20 years of experience.
The clinic treats and manages both common and complex kidney conditions including urinary tract infections, kidney stones, congenital kidney disease, kidney problems affecting pregnant women, and kidney failure. It also manages patients with various kidney-related medical conditions including hypertension and diabetes. Its services include dialysis and kidney transplantation.
Dr. Roger Tan completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore. He then pursued his basic training in internal medicine and subsequently, his advanced specialty training in renal medicine at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). Dr. Tan has a keen interest in peritoneal dialysis and in treating autoimmune diseases related to kidney problems including lupus nephritis, vasculitis, and IgA nephropathy. Dr. Tan’s many career highlights include: * The first nephrologist in Singapore to acquire the skill to perform peritoneal catheter insertion using peritoneoscopic techniques * Winner, The Best Abstract Award, 2nd Congress of International Society for Hemodialysis, Hong Kong (2009) for his research in renal bone diseases * Winner, The Best Abstract Award, 4th Asia Pacific PD College, Incheon, Korea for his “Enhancement of Monitoring and Treatment in Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis Using Telecare – The Singapore General Hospital Experience” project Dr. Tan often delivers lectures at both national and regional medical conferences. He also actively participates in public symposiums to raise awareness on how to prevent the development of various kidney conditions. Dr. Tan, who is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, is a visiting consultant at the National Kidney Foundation, Singapore. Prior to setting up his private practice, he served as medical director of Asia Kidney Dialysis Centres and PacHealth Dialysis Centre.