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Tan Thiam Chye
Assoc Prof Tan Thiam Chye
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Department of O&G
Head and Senior Consultant
MBBS (S'pore), M.Med (O&G) (S'pore)
Education

  • MBBS (S'pore)
  • M.Med (O&G) (S'pore)
Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENT


  • July 2017 – now:

    Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
  • Nov 2009 – now:

    Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Jan 2011 – now:

    Board member, KKH Medical Board
  • Jan 2008 – Oct 2009:

    Associate Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

ACADEMIC AND TEACHING APPOINTMENT

  • Jan 2009 – onwards

    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Oct 2010 – onwards

    Co-Convenor, Year 4 Clinical Examination Committee

    Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Jan 2007 – onwards:

    Second Year Clerkship Coordinator for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Nov 2009 – onwards

    Assistant Professor

    National University of Singapore

    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Jul 2007 – Nov 2009:

    Clinical Teacher for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    National University of Singapore

    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Nov 2004 – Jun 2007:

    Clinical Tutor for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    National University of Singapore

    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS



  • 1998 – present: Singapore Medical Council
  • 1997 – 2003 : Singapore Medical Association
  • 1999 – present: Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore
  • 2002 – 2003 : International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2007 – 2008 : Council member, Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore
Awards

Research Awards

  1. Poster of Distinction (Multidisciplinary Category), 1st National Healthcare Group Scientific Congress (Singapore) 2002 for Low Dose Misoprostol Vaginal Pessary for Cervical Priming: A Prospective Pilot Study
  2. Poster of Distinction (Young Investigator Award), 1st National Healthcare Group Scientific Congress (Singapore) 2002 for Low Dose Misoprostol Vaginal Pessary for Cervical Priming: A Prospective Pilot Study
  3. OGSS Congress Trust Fund (Travel Fund) sponsorship to present at the 5th RCOG/ 4th RANZCOG International Meeting (Sydney) 2002 for Low Dose Misoprostol Vaginal Pessary for Cervical Priming: A Prospective Pilot Study
  4. Best Oral Presentation (Merit) Award at 4th Asia-Pacific Medical Education Conference 2007 (Singapore) for An end to “See One, Do One and Teach One” residency training programme – The impact of Training, Education, Surgical accreditation and Assessment (TESA) programme on safety of patients

Clinical and Service Awards

  1. National Excellent Service Award (Silver) 2006
  2. Merit Award, Ministry of Health Singapore Clinical Quality Poster Competition 2006 (Singapore) for An end to “See One, Do One and Teach One” residency training programme – The impact of Training, Education, Surgical accreditation and Assessment (TESA) programme on safety of patients
  3. Best Registrar Award 2006, Department of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  4. Service From The Heart Award for excellent service 2006-2007
  5. Service From The Heart Award for excellent service 2007-2008
  6. Long Service Award 2008 (Nov)
  7. Service From The Heart Award for excellent service 2007-2008
  8. National Excellent Service Award (GOLD) 2009 (July)
  9. National Excellence Service Award (STAR) 2010 (July)

Educator Awards

  1. Outstanding Leadership Award (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School) 2009
  2. Outstanding Developer Award (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School) 2010
  3. Duke-NUS Pioneer Award 2011
  4. Duke-NUS Outstanding Educator Award 2011
Publications and Research Trials

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS



  1. TC Tan, YS Chong, TM Chua, M Rauff, A Biswas. Low Dose Misoprostol Vaginal Pessary for Cervical Priming: A Prospective Pilot Study. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2003;34(1):34-39
  2. TC Tan, TYT Tan, KYC Kwek, JCS Tee, VS Rajadurai, GSH Yeo. Severe Newborn Encephalopathy Unrelated to Intrapartum Hypoxic Events: 3 Case Reports. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003;32(5):653-7
  3. EL Tan, TC Tan, HY Wee, V Toh, JCS Tee, GSH Yeo. Neonatal Encephalopathy- A Retrospective Review of 15099 deliveries (Abstract). KK Hospital Review 2003;6(1):37
  4. TC Tan, C Chong. A Review on Surgical Treatment of Detrusor Instability. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2004;35(1):22-24
  5. TC Tan, C Chong. A Review on Surgical Treatment of Detrusor Instability. KK Hospital Review 2005;8(2):18-20
  6. TC Tan, K Devendra, LK Tan, HK Tan. Tocolytic Treatment for the Management of Preterm Labour: A Systematic Review. Singapore Med J 2006;47(5):361-366
  7. TC Tan, J Mohd, G See, XY Yan, J Low. Prognostic Factors of Stage IV Ovarian Cancer: A Retrospective Study (Abstract). KK Hospital Review 2006;9(2):148.
  8. TC Tan, GSH Yeo, XY Yan, TM Chua, YS Chong. The Randomised-controlled trial Of Misoprostol And Dinoprostone vaginal pessaries for cervical priming (TROMAD Study) (Abstract). KK Hospital Review 2006;9(2):116.
  9. TC Tan. Landmark Studies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;37(1):3-6.
  10. TC Tan, J Mohd, G See, XY Yan, J Low. Prognostic Factors of Stage IV Ovarian Cancer: A Retrospective Study. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;37(2):80-87.
  11. TC Tan. The Future is Embedded in the Present (Editorial). Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;37(3):130-1.
  12. TC Tan. Landmark Studies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2) – Changing our Mindset. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;37(3):147-9.
  13. P Tong, TC Tan, HC Han. Conservative Treatment of Retropubic Hematoma after TVT-O Procedure – A Case Report. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 2006;37(3):179-83.
  14. TC Tan, KT Tan, CS Tee. An end to “See One, Do One and Teach One” residency training programme – The impact of Training, Education, Surgical accreditation and Assessment (TESA) programme on Medical Care and Patients’ Safety. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007;36:756-9.
  15. TC Tan, E Thia. Evidence Based Medicine – An End to Medical Rhetoric. KK Review 2008;11(1):5
  16. TC Tan, KT Tan, CS Tee. Pilot Study to Assess Revamped OB/GYN Post-graduate Residency Programme on Clinical and Surgical Competency. SMJ 2008;49(1 Suppl):S40.
  17. TC Tan. Evidence-based Management of Vaginal Discharge. Malaysian J Obstet Gynaecol 2009;8(17):2-3.
  18. TC Tan. Female Sexuality and Contraception. Malaysian J Obstet Gynaecol 2009;8(17):15.
  19. TC Tan, Chen HY. A Survey on Pregnancy in our Local Population – A Pilot Study in Singapore. KK Review 2009;12(1):113. (Abstract)
  20. TX Ee, TC Tan. Weight Expansion in Gestation: Hazards and Trends – The WEIGHT Study in an Asian Population. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2010;23(1)324-5. (Abstract)
  21. S Koh, TC Tan. Predictors of Sub-optimal Gestational Weight Gain and the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in an Asian Population. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2010;23(1)326-7. (Abstract)
  22. TC Tan, Yan S, Chua T, Biswas A, Chong YS. A randomised controlled trial of low-dose misoprostol and dinoprostone vaginal pessaries for cervical priming. BJOG 2010;117:1270–1277.
  23. TC Tan, SQ Tan. A Cross-sectional pregnancy survey on fertility trends and pregnancy knowledge in Singapore. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 2011 Apr4. (Epub)

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

  1. Author. Handbook for Common Obstetrics and Gynaecology Conditions (2005), 1st Edition. Singapore: KK Women’s Hospital.
  2. Author. Handbook on Common Investigations in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2005), 1st Edition. Singapore: KK Women’s Hospital.
  3. Author, Practical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Handbook for the General Practitioner (2006), 1st Edition. Singapore: World Scientific Publisher.
  4. Author, Handbook on Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Nurses and Clinic Assistants (2006), 1st Edition. Singapore: KK Women’s Hospital.
  5. Editor, Residency Survival Guidebook (2007), 1st Edition. Singapore: KK Women’s Hospital.
  6. Contributor, Code Green, Chicken Soup for the Singapore Soul (2007), 1st Edition. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish.
  7. Author, The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth (2008), 1st Edition. Singapore: World Scientific Publisher.
  8. Chapter Contributor, Management of Genital Ulcers and Discharges. MOH Clinical Practice Guidelines 1/2009. Singapore: Ministry of Health.
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