Care at NUH

Doctor Details

Find a Doctor
Doctor Detail

Dr Nicholas Tan

Photo of Dr Nicholas Tan


  • Consultant, Department of Pathology, National University Hospital





Contact Us:


Dr Nicholas Tan completed his undergraduate medical training in the University of Western Australia, Australia. He subsequently pursued specialist training in anatomical pathology at the National University Hospital, before obtaining fellowships from both the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. He is currently an associate consultant pathologist and lab director for the cytology section of the department of Pathology.

Journals & Publications

  1. Chua K, et al. YJ5 as an immunohistochemical marker of osteogenic lineage. Pathology. 2021 Feb;53(2):229-238.
  2. Tan NJH, et al. COVID-19 post-vaccination lymphadenopathy: Report of cytological findings from fine needle aspiration biopsy. Diagn Cytopathol. 2021 Dec;49(12):E467-E470.
  3. Tan NJH, et al. Intracranial myxoid angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma with "classic" histology and EWSR1:CREM fusion providing insight for reconciliation with intracranial myxoid mesenchymal tumors.  Neuropathology. 2021 Aug;41(4):306-314.
  4. Tan NJH, et al. Epithelioid angiosarcoma in a perforated appendix. Pathology. 2020 Feb;52(2):276-278.
  5. Tan NJH, et al. A rapidly fatal intracranial anaplastic hemangiopericytoma with de-novo dedifferentiation: emphasis on diagnostic recognition, molecular confirmation and discussion on treatment dilemma. Brain Tumor Pathol. 2019 Jan;36(1):20-26.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath)

Last updated on
Best viewed with Chrome 79.0, Edge 112.0, Firefox 61.0, Safari 11
National University Health System
  • National University Hospital
  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
  • National University Polyclinics
  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
  • National University Heart Centre, Singapore
  • National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • NUHS Diagnostics
  • NUHS Pharmacy
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
Back to Top