Dr Tan Yeh Hong

Urologist
27 years of experience

Specialty

Urology

Consultation Fee

$120 and above

Clinical Interest

Urological Cancers - Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, ... See more [ + ]Testes Cancer, Penile Cancer
Kidney Stones - Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL), Ureteroscopy, Laser Lithotripsy, Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

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Qualifications

MBBS, FRCS (Edin), M Med (Surg), FAMS (Urology)

What I do

Dr Tan Yeh Hong provides clinical services such as:
- Urological Cancers
- Kidney Stones
- Prostate Enlargement / Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)
- Kidney Transplant
See more [ + ]- Adrenal Disease / Adrenal Incidentaloma
- Male Infertility / Men’s Health / Andropause / Sexual Dysfunction
- Vasectomy 
- Circumcision
- Laparoscopy / Keyhole Surgery
- Robotic Surgery

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Professional Statement

Dr Tan Yeh Hong is an urologist with more than 23 years of experience. He is currently the Medical Director of Centre for Urology, Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery.

He graduated from National University of Singapore in 1991. He subsequently underwent his advanced training in urology at Singapore General Hospital. Upon the completion of his advanced training / Urology Board Examination in 2002, he underwent further training Clinical Fellowship in Laparoscopy and Endourology (accredited by Endourological Society, USA) at Duke University, USA under the guidance of Professor Glenn Preminger and Professor Albala (2002-2003). He also did a Preceptorship in ... See more [ + ]Minimally Invasive Urology / Laparoscopic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA (2003-2004).

Dr Tan has special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery in treatment of Urological Cancers.  He performs various advanced laparoscopic / robotic procedures, including laparoscopic adrenalectomy, partial and radical nephrectomy / nephroureterectomy for kidney cancer.  In selected kidney cancers or urothelial cancer, he performs laparoscopic partial nephrectomy / kidney sparing surgery or endoscopic treatment. 

Dr Tan performs various complex robotic surgery like
- da Vinci robotic assisted radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer,
- robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, 
- robotic partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer,
- robotic pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric obstruction (PUJO)

He serves as a MOH gazetted Kidney Transplant Surgeon with a special interest in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.  He was part of the team which performed the First dual kidney transplant in Singapore.

Dr Tan is active in developing new minimally invasive surgical procedures and has special interest in Laparoscopic Endoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) / Single Port Surgery. He is the first surgeon in Singapore to perform Single Port (LESS) laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for kidney cancer and LESS Pyeloplasty for PUJ obstruction.

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Languages Spoken

English, Indonesian, Malay, Hokkien, TeoChew, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Fellowship, Endourology & Laparoscopy (USA)
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Awards and Publications

Professional Positions and Memberships

President, Singapore Urological Association
Vice President, Singapore Urological Association (2012-2014)
Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital (SGH)
See more [ + ] Visiting Professor, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK
Fellow, Academy of Medicine (Urology), Singapore
Fellow, International College of Surgeons, USA
Former Senior Consultant & Director, Endourology / Urinary Stone Disease, Singapore General Hospital
Former Director, Laparoscopy / Robotic Surgery (Minimally Invasive Surgery), Dept of Urology, SGH
Former Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Former Adjunct Asst Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Examiner, Undergraduate Medical Examinations for MBBS, National University of Singapore
Organising Chairman, Urology Fair cum Asia Pacific Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urological Diseases, 2009 & 2011
Council Member, Chapter of Urologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore
Council Member, Asian Society of Endourology
Member, Endourological Society, USA

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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