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Dr Teresa Tan

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MBBS (UK), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), BSc (UK)
Consultant, Division of General Ambulatory Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
Sub Specialty:
General Ambulatory Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Airway (Children), Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis (Children), Asthma (Children), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder - ADHD (Children), Autism (Children), Bronchiolitis (Children), Croup (Children), Eczema (Children), Febrile Seizure (Children), Fever (Children), Food Allergy (Children), Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (Children), Headaches (Children), Hearing Loss (Children), Impetigo (Children), Infant Colic, Infant Constipation, Influenza A - H1N1 (Children), Nose and Allergy (Children), Nose Bleeds (Children), Pityriasis Alba (Children), Pneumococcal Disease (Children), Respiratory Disease (Newborn), Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Children), Roseola Infantum (Children), Snoring and Sleep Apnoea (Children), Unintelligible Speech, Universal Hearing Screening Programme, Urinary Tract Infection (Children), Urticaria - Hives (Children), Viral Gastroenteritis (Children)
National University Hospital
National University Health System
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.

Research and 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


Appt Tel:
+65 6779 7486