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Dr Bernice Tan

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  • Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital


MBBS (S’pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med) (Gastroenterology)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medicine

Special Interests:

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease), Women's Health and Pregnancy in IBD, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Clinical Nutrition, Small Bowel Disease

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Dr Bernice works as an Associate Consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NUH. Her major interest is in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Dr Bernice obtained her basic medical degree (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2015. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at NUH from 2015 to 2018. Dr Bernice obtained Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom (MRCP) (UK) and Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 2018. She then continued at NUH for her Senior Residency training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from 2018 to 2021.  Dr Bernice was accredited as a Gastroenterology and Hepatology specialist in 2021 by the Specialty Accreditation Board (SAB) in Singapore. Her clinical and research interests are Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and General Gastroenterology/Hepatology. She is also actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

Journals & Publications

  1. Moe H. Kyaw, David E. Ong, Bernice Tan, Michael A. Kamm, Siew C. Ng. The “Assurance” IBD Neoplasia Surveillance Software Guides Patient Management and Data Collection: Results from Asia-Pacific. Gastroenterology 2018; 154(6):S-802-S-803.
  2. Bernice Tan, David E. Ong. Pediatric to adult inflammatory bowel disease transition: the Asian experience. Intestinal Research 2020;18(1):11-17.
  3. Shirley H. Bong, Bernice Tan, Calvin J. Koh. Bleeding on the Edge—The Use of Hemostatic Powder for Treating a Bleeding Hypopharyngeal Tumor. Clin Endosc 2021; 54(3): 441-442.
  4. John Shao-Rong Mok, Bernice Tan, Juanda Leo Hartono. The role cytomegalovirus detection in active inflammatory bowel disease. 10.1136/gutjnl-2021-IDDF.173.
  5. Maimouna Nasser Mandhari, Calvin J. Koh, Bernice Tan, Juanda Leo Hartono. ‘Idiopathic’ terminal ileal ulcer – outcomes of interval endoscopy. 10.1136/gutjnl-2021-IDDF.165.

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