Dr. TAN is the Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at KLSMC specializing in hip, knee and shoulder. He graduated from University of Liverpool, UK in Year 2000 and completed his basic surgical training: Mersey Deanery SHO rotation in Year 2005. From Years 2005 to 2011 Dr. TAN did his specialist registrar trauma and orthopaedic: Mersey Deanery training. Hence completing and obtaining his Certificates of Completion of Training in UK.
In Year 2013, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK which he then completed his fellowship in Smith & Nephew Knee Fellowship, Spire Bristol University, focusing on knee arthroplasty and sports medicine. Dr. TAN was Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in arthroplasty, trauma and reconstruction surgery in Warrington Hospital, UK in Year 2012 and moved to Aintree University Hospital, UK in Year 2013 specialized in Arthroplasty and reconstruction. His keen interest in knee and hip surgery has led him in to the field of research, which he has publication in numerous international medical journals. He is also a co-author of the several book chapters in “Essential Orthopaedic” by Miller et al,2013.
Dr. TAN returned to Malaysia in 2013 and appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hospital Lam Wah Ee in Penang after which he joined KLMSC with the present interests in orthopaedic trauma, hip and knee. He performs various types of knee replacements, including total and partial (uni-compartmental) knee replacements using patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) which improve overall surgical accuracy