Dr Tan Hiok Hee

Dermatologist
28 years of experience

Specialty

Dermatology

Consultation Fee

$120 and above

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FAMS (Dermatology)

What I do

Dr Tan Hiok Hee provides clinical services such as:
* Medical Dermatology
* Aesthetic Dermatology
* Skin Cancers
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Clinic Locations

Thomson Specialist Skin Centre
Novena Medical Centre #10-05
10 Sinaran Drive, S 307506

Professional Statement

Dr Tan Hiok Hee is a Dermatologist with expertise in various aspects of medical and cosmetic dermatology. He completed his MBBS from the National University of Singapore. He was formerly a Senior Consultant and Assistant Director at the National Skin Centre, Singapore. He also helmed the Department of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Control and was also Chief of the Cutaneous Infections unit at NSC, and the Consultant in charge of the Acne clinic.

During his time as a registrar undergoing specialist training, Dr Tan Hiok Hee was the recipient of two National Medical Research Council grants, for ... See more [ + ]which he conducted research on the use of molecular techniques in STI diagnosis and antibiotic resistance amongst acne patients.

He also received the “Best Research Paper” award from the Dermatological Society of Singapore for 3 consecutive years. In 2001, Dr Tan Hiok Hee completed a fellowship with St Johns’ Institute of Dermatology and the Department of Genitourinary Medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital Trust in London, UK under the Ministry of Health’s Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP). Dr Tan Hiok Hee went on to specialize in cutaneous infections and sexually transmitted infections, becoming a Consultant in 2002 and a Senior Consultant in 2006. He was appointed of Head of DSC clinic in 2005.

He is also Honorary Secretary of the Chapter of Dermatologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore and a member of the Dermatological Society of Singapore. He is a regular reviewer for various journals and is joint editor for the journal Sexual Health.

Dr Tan Hiok Hee has been invited to speak and chair sessions at numerous local, regional and international forums and congresses, including the 2007 and 2011 World Congress of Dermatology. He is an acknowledged key opinion leader in various aspects of dermatology including acne, various skin infections and sexually transmitted infections and is much sought after on the lecture circuit. He is often extensively quoted in the local press.

To date, Dr Tan Hiok Hee has published over 90 academic papers and has authored chapters in various text and reference books on dermatology and venereology. He was Chairman of the 2009 Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines group on “Management of Anogenital Ulcers and Discharges” and has authored various therapeutic guidelines.

Dr Tan Hiok Hee has received many accolades in his career, including the National Healthcare Group’s ‘Quality Pillar’ and multiple NSC service quality awards for consistently excellent patient care. In 2005, his team was awarded the third prize and again, in 2008, the second prize, for Best Research Paper from the Singapore Medical Journal. He continues to share his expertise on various forums and lectures to medical students, nurses, family physicians and fellow dermatologists. Dr Tan Hiok Hee is bilingual and speaks both English and Mandarin. 

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine

Awards and Publications

Recipient of two National Medical Research Council grants
“Best Research Paper” award from the Dermatological Society of Singapore for 3 consecutive years
National Healthcare Group’s ‘Quality Pillar’
NSC service quality awards
Best Research Paper from the Singapore Medical Journal, Third prize, 2005
Best Research Paper from the Singapore Medical Journal, Second Prize, 2008 Dr Tan has published over 90 academic papers and has authored chapters in various text and reference books on dermatology and venereology.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Senior Consultant, National Skin Centre, Singapore
Former Assistant Director, National Skin Centre, Singapore
Former Chief of the Cutaneous Infections unit at NSC
See more [ + ] Former Consultant in charge of the Acne clinic at NSC
Head of DSC clinic 2005-2012
Honorary Secretary, Chapter of Dermatologists, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 2008-present
Member, Dermatological Society of Singapore
Chairman, 2009 Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines group on “Management of Anogenital Ulcers and Discharges”

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Accredited Hospitals

Thomson Medical Centre

Insurances Accepted