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Dr Tan 

Dr Tan 

MD (S’pore), MRCP (UK), MMed (S’pore), FAMS, BSc. Pharm (2nd Upper Hon)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Rehabilitation Medicine

Sub-specialties: General Rehabilitation, Post-Amputee Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Low Back Pain.

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Tan Pei Ling is an associate consultant with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She received her M.D. from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Singapore) before undertaking medical training with the Singhealth Internal Medicine Junior Residency Program and subsequently, Singhealth Rehabilitation Medicine Senior Residency Program. During her Senior Residency training, she served as the chief resident, Rehabilitation Medicine (Jan 2018 – Jun 2019) and in the Senior Residents' Committee, Welfare Sub-committee (Jul 2017- Dec 2018).

Prior to studying medicine, she worked as a pharmacist in Singapore General Hospital. Her current interests are amputee rehabilitation and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Education

  • FAMS (Singapore) - 2019
  • MMed Internal Medicine (Singapore) - 2016
  • MRCS (UK) - 2016
  • MD, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore - 2012
  • BSc (Pharm), 2nd Upper Honours, National University of Singapore - 2004

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant - Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Aug 2019 to Present
  • Chief resident - SingHealth Rehabilitation Medicine Senior Residency program, Jul 2017 to Jun 2019
  • Clinical Tutor - Clinical Faculty Scheme (CFS), Department of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2017 to Present
  • Member - Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore), Dec 2017 to Present
  • Fellow - Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), Oct 2019 to Present
  • Welfare sub-committee - SingHealth Senior Residents’ Committee, Jul 2017 to Dec 2018

Awards

  • SingHealth Residency (RiSE), Best Senior Residency Programme Award, 2019
  • SingHealth Residency Leadership Programme, 2018
  • SingHealth You sShine Award, 2018
  • SingHealth Residency (RiSE), Outstanding Resident Award, 2018
  • SingHealth David Sabiston Gold Medal in Surgery, 2012
  • Best team player, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, 2012
  • Quality Service award, SGH, 2008

Research Interests

Publications

• Rare Paraneoplastic Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome (POMS) in a Recurrent Breast Cancer Patient: Importance of Early Recognition of POMS and Initiation of Rehabilitation Intervention. Saw HM, Tan PL, Tan YL. Journal of Case Reports 2017; 7(1):119-123.

Research Trials