Dr Gerald Tan Yau Min

Urologist
22 years of experience

Specialty

Urology

Consultation Fee

$150 and above

Qualifications

MB ChB (Edinburgh), MRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Surgery), FAMS (Urology), FICS (USA)

What I do

Dr Gerald Tan Yau Min provides clinical services such as:
- Prostate Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Bladder Cancer
- Robotic Surgery
See more [ + ]- Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery
- Andrology

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Clinic Locations

Gerald Tan Urology & Robotics
Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #07-40
38 Irrawaddy Road, S 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Gerald Tan Yau Min is a Consultant Urologist and accredited Robotic Surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard & Novena campuses) with a keen interest in minimally invasive urologic surgery and urologic cancer therapies. Dr Gerald Tan graduated from the University of Edinburgh, UK in 1996, and completed his specialist training in urology in 2007 at both Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Singapore General Hospital. He then completed a 2-year fellowship in both prostate cancer research and robotic urologic oncology under world-renowned robotic surgeon Professor Ash Tewari, Director of both the Prostate Cancer Institute and LeFrak Institute of Robotic ... See more [ + ]Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City.

Dr Gerald Tan has received numerous top international academic awards and honors (see below), and has authored seven book chapters and over twenty-five peer-reviewed scientific papers published in prestigious journals that include Urology (Gold Journal), European Urology, Urologic Clinics of North America, Journal of Endourology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and British Journal of Urology International. He is a regular reviewer for the British Journal of Urology International in the fields of minimally invasive and robotic surgery. Dr Gerald Tan has served as Course Director in numerous symposia and masterclasses in robotic and minimally invasive urologic surgery, and shares his expertise extensively as invited speaker and faculty in workshops and conferences in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia,  Thailand and Bangladesh.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Awards and Publications

The Outstanding Young Urologist of Asia, Urological Association of Asia (2012)
Yahya Cohen Memorial Lecture & Medal, College of Surgeons, Singapore (2011) – - for best scientific first-author paper published in 2010
Biography listed in 2011 Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in America® (2011)
First Prize, Best Video Award, American Urological Association Annual Meeting (co-author) (2010)
The Outstanding Young Persons of Singapore Award (Medical Innovation), Junior Chamber International Singapore (2009
James Syme Medal for outstanding research achievement, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2009) – first surgeon trained outside the UK to receive this prestigious mark of excellence
Clarke Medal and Cutlers’ Surgical Prize for outstanding innovation and design of surgical instrument, Royal College of Surgeons of England and Worshipful Company of Cutlers (2009)
AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Cancer Research Scholar Award, American Association of Cancer Research (2009)
Best Urology Video (Honorable Mention), Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 18th Annual Meeting, Boston (Co-author) (2009)
See more [ + ]Young Investigator (Silver) Award, National Healthcare Group 8th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2009)
Best Oral Presentation (Surgical Disciplines) (Merit) Award, National Healthcare Group 8th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2009)
First Prize, AUA ACMI Gyrus Clinical Research Essay Award, American Urological Association Annual Meeting (co-author) (2009)
Sir James Fraser Travelling Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2009)
National Institutes of Health Trainee Travel Award, American Society of Andrology Annual Meeting (2009)
Best Video Award, Archivos Espanoles de Urologia (2009) (Co-author)
Tan Tock Seng Hospital Scholarship, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore (2009)
Young Investigator Merit Award, National Healthcare Group 7th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2008)
Best Oral Presentation (Surgical Disciplines), National Healthcare Group 7th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2008)
John Steyn Travelling Fellowship in Urology, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (2008) - first urologist trained outside the United Kingdom to receive this award
Best Abstract (Basic Science Category), Sexual Medicine Society of North America Annual Meeting, Toronto (Presenting Author) (2008)
Best Scientific Paper (Urology), Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 17th Annual Meeting, Chicago (Presenting Author) (2008)
Best Video (Urology), Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 17th Annual Meeting, Chicago (Presenting Author) (2008)
SLS Scholarship Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 17th Annual Meeting, Chicago (2008)
Grand Prize, International College of Surgeons Research Essay Award (2008)
Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship in Urologic Research, New York Academy of Medicine (2008) – first overseas urologist trained outside North America in its 45-year history to receive this award
Research Scholarship Award, International College of Surgeons (2008)
Medical Research Fellowship, National Medical Research Council, Singapore (2007)
Excellent Service Award (Gold), Tan Tock Seng Hospital / SPRING Singapore (2005)
Excellent Service Award (Silver), Tan Tock Seng Hospital / SPRING Singapore (2004)
The Courage Star, Office of the President of Singapore (for valor and selfless dedication in battling SARS) (2003)
Service Champion Award, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (2002)
Wightman Prize in Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh (1995)
Lucas Medal in Forensic Medicine, University of Edinburgh (1996)

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Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant Urologist, Department of Urology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2009 – 2012
Director, Robotic Urologic Surgery Task Force, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 2010 – 2012
Core Clinical Faculty Member, NHG-AHPL Urology Residency Programme, 2011-2012
See more [ + ] Visiting Consultant, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, since 2011
Life Member, Singapore Urological Association
Member, American Urological Association
Member, European Association of Urology
Member, Endourological Society
Member, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Member, American Society of Andrology
Member, Sexual Medicine Society of North America
Member, Society of Basic Urologic Research
Member, Medical Protection Society
Associate Member, American Association for Cancer Research

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ]Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

AIA
Alliance
Parkway Shenton
AXA
Cigna / IXChange
See more [ + ]Shenton Insurance
Fullerton Healthcare

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