Dr Tan Chi Chiu

39 years of experience



Consultation Fee

$200 and above


MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Internal Medicine), MRCP (Ireland), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCP (London), FAMS (Gastroenterology)

What I do

Dr Tan Chi Chiu provides clinical services such as:
- Gastroscopy
- Sigmoidoscopy
- Colonoscopy
See more [ + ]- Capsule Endoscopy
- Balloon Enteroscope
- Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

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Clinic Locations

Gastroenterology & Medicine International Pte Ltd
Gleneagles Medical Centre #10-08
6 Napier Road, S 258499

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Professional Statement

Dr Tan Chi Chiu is as a Gastroenterologist at Gastroenterology and Medicine International in Gleneagles Medical Centre.

He completed his MBBS in 1983 at the National University of Singapore, MRCP (Int Med) in 1988 at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, MRCP(Int Med)  in 1988 at the Royal Colleges of Physicians, UK, MMed (Int Med) in 1988 at the National University of Singapore, and FAMS (Gastroenterology) in 1993 at the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Tan Chi Chiu trained at the Singapore General Hospital and National University Hospital in Singapore and spent two years in the United Kingdom (affiliated ... See more [ + ]to the University of Nottingham) as an advanced specialist trainee in therapeutic endoscopy and laser endoscopy. He was also attached to the Endoscopy Department of the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam for enhanced exposure to techniques of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP). Dr Tan was appointed Consultant in Gastroenterology and Medicine in the Department of General Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in 1995, where he went on to found and head the Gastroenterology Unit. He was also Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee of the hospital.

Dr Tan Chi Chiu has conducted original research in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and published many articles in peer reviewed medical journals. He is an elected member of the Singapore Medical Council, where he is the Chairman of the Ethics Committee.

In addition to that, Dr Tan Chi Chiu is an active and well-known figure in the youth development and community service scene in Singapore, having been involved in numerous overseas humanitarian, scientific and community aid expeditions to countries such as Indonesia, Laos, India, Mongolia and Chile. He has received several awards for his work in this area including the Singapore Youth Award (Youth Development/Community Service) in 1996 and both the Excellence for Singapore Award and the Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Award for Excellence in Youth Work in 1997. His 'Operasi Raleigh Batam' project won the Pan-Commonwealth Youth Service Award in 1998. Dr Tan led the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) medical missions to the Philippines earthquake disaster in 1990 and to the Gulf War in 1991. For these he was decorated with the SAF's Overseas Service (Non-operational) Medal (Philippines earthquake) and the SAF Overseas Service (Operational) Medal (Gulf War). He also received the British Gulf War Medal and the Saudi Arabian King Abdul Aziz Medal.

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Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin


National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam
Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School in 2003 (elected valedictorian)
Medical Ethics Course, Imperial College London
External Coach Intensive Course, Columbia University's Coaching Certification Program.

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Awards and Publications

Singapore Youth Award (Youth Development/Community Service), 1996
Excellence for Singapore Award, Singapore Youth Award 1997
Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Award for Excellence in Youth Work, 1997
Pan-Commonwealth Youth Service Award, 1998
The Minister for Health Awards for the Tsunami and Central Java missions
SAF's Overseas Service (Non-operational) Medal (Philippines earthquake)
SAF Overseas Service (Operational) Medal (Gulf War)
British Gulf War Medal
Saudi Arabian King Abdul Aziz Medal Dr Tan Chi Chiu has conducted original research in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and published many articles in peer reviewed medical journals.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine in Gastroenterology in 1993
Member of Singapore Medical Council since 1999
Chairman of Medical Ethics Committee, Singapore Medical Council
See more [ + ] Chairman of the Endoscopy, Gleneagles Hospital
Committee Member of the Medical Advisory Board, Gleneagles Hospital
Member, British Gastroenterological Society
Member, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Medical Association
Chairman, the Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University
Chief Editor of Social Space, the Centre's journal, Singapore Management University
Board member and Chairman, Medical Committee, Sata CommHealth
Board Member, National Youth Achievement Awards Council
Life Member, Singapore Red Cross Society
Fellow and Member, Senior Common Room Committee of King Edward VII Hall, National University of Singapore
Founder and former head of the Gastroenterology Unit in Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Former Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Former Chairman, Raleigh International Singapore
Former Chairman, Singapore Adventure Leader Council
Former Board Member, National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre
Former Executive Committee Member, the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation
Former Executive Director, the Singapore International Foundation
Former Member, the Board of Governors, the Anglo Chinese School
Former Vice Chairman, Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

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

Health Articles by Dr Tan Chi Chiu

Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a common condition in the general population and...