Dr Tan Chee Seng



Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)

Dr Tan Chee Seng is currently a Consultant with the Haematology-Oncology Department of National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS). He obtained his undergraduate degree from School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and his post-graduate qualification from Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom. He completed his advanced specialist training in Medical Oncology from National University Hospital. He was later awarded with the Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) fellowship to subspecialize in personalization of lung cancer therapies at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

His main clinical interests are in lung/thoracic and head/neck cancers. He is principal investigator for several international multi-center cancer clinical trials. Dr Tan has also authored or co-authored publications in peer-reviewed international journals. Dr Tan was also the recipient of several grants including National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Clinician Investigator Salary Support Programme and Investigational Medicine Unit (IMU) Bridging Funds.

He is a member of several professional bodies including American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) and was an executive committee member of the Singapore Society of Oncology.

He is actively involved in both undergraduate and post graduate teachings at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSOM) and National University Hospital (NUH) respectively. He is currently appointed as the Clinical Lecturer and Undergraduate Education Director (Oncology). He is also a core faculty member of Medical Oncology Senior Residency of NUH.

Education and Fellowships
MBBS, MRCP

Awards and Honours
• Academic Medicine Development Award (2014)
• Quality Improvement Project Recognition Award (2013)
• Quality Improvement Project Merit Award (2013)

Specialty Interests
• Head & Neck Cancer
• Lung/Thoracic Cancer

Professional Memberships
• Member, Singapore Medical Association
• Member, Medical Protection Society
• Member, American Society of Medical Oncology
• Member, European Society of Medical Oncology

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