Dr Charles Tan Tse Kuang

General Surgeon
26 years of experience


General Surgery

Consultation Fee

$160 and above



What I do

Dr Charles Tan Tse Kuang provide clinical services such as:
- Robotic thyroid surgery
- Endoscopic thyroid surgery
- Laparoscopic hernia surgery
- Parathyroid surgery
See more [ + ]- Adrenal surgery
- Colonoscopy
- Gastroscopy

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Clinic Locations

Charles Tan Surgery
Gleneagles Medical Centre #03-11
6 Napier Road, Singapore 258499

Charles Tan Surgery
Mt E Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road #09-37
S 329563

Please email enquiry@65doctor.com to make an appointment!

Professional Statement

Dr Charles Tan is a general surgeon with clinical interest in endocrine surgery and endoscopic hernia repairs. He attained his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leicester in 1995. After completing his basic surgery training in Singapore at the Singapore General Hospital & National University Hospital, he attained entry into the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS) in 2006. He was then awarded a fellowship for further training at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Prior to establishing his private practice, Dr Tan was formerly Senior Consultant ... See more [ + ]at the National University Hospital (NUH) of Singapore.

As Head of the Endocrine Surgery Division in NUH, he started the robotic axillary thyroid surgery program. He currently has the largest experience of thyroid surgery via the axillary in Singapore. Apart from comprehensive treatment of thyroid cancers, other new procedures include minimally invasive parathyroid surgery under local anaesthesia and key-hole adrenal surgery (trans-abdominal or retroperitoneal).

He is currently the president of the Singapore Hernia Society. He has performed more than 1000 cases, of which 90% of cases are performed via key-hole. He regularly conducts courses and master classes to share his expertise to fellow colleagues.

Dr Charles Tan also has a strong passion to teach. He has been the best tutor in the department of surgery every year and still holds a position as a visiting consultant, adjunct assistant professor in National University Hospital. To further contribute to medical education, he has written a best-seller OSCE book for students.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


Leicester University, UK

Awards and Publications

Dr Tan has a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and has been voted the best tutor in the department for multiple consecutive years.  He has published in peer reviewed scientific papers and has written a book for undergraduates and surgical trainees. 

Professional Positions and Memberships

Former Head & Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Thyroid & Endocrine Surgery), National University Hospital
Former Assistant Professor of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
President, Singapore Hernia Society
See more [ + ] Visiting Consultant, National University Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University Hospital

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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