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Dr Teresa Tan

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Designations:
  • Consultant, Division of General Ambulatory Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
Qualifications:
MBBS (UK), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), BSc (UK)
Specialties:
Paediatrics
Sub-specialties:
Paediatrics - General Ambulatory Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (Baby Checks,Vaccinations, Common Childhood Illnesses)

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Dr Teresa Tan is currently a Consultant in the Division of General Ambulatory Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital.

She achieved First Class Honours for her intercalated BSc degree in Immunology in 2006, followed by her MBBS in 2008, from Imperial College, London. She obtained her higher academic qualification in the Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2013. She has since completed her Specialist Accreditation for Paediatric Medicine in 2017.

During her time in the department, Dr Tan has achieved teaching awards for her active contribution towards the medical education of undergraduates and postgraduates.

She has a special interest in Paediatric Palliative Care and has been involved in the management of children with life-limiting illnesses. She is currently pursuing further training in Palliative Medicine, gaining experience across institutions including tertiary hospitals, hospice and home care.

Journals & Publications

Han VX, Tan TS, Wang FS, Tay SK. Novel LRPPRC mutation in a boy with mild Leigh Syndrome, French-Canadian Type outside of Quebec. Child Neurology Open