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Dr Tan Tze Chin

Dr Tan Tze Chin

​B.Sc (Hons), MD, MRCP(UK), FAMS (Rheumatology)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Rheumatology & Immunology, Internal Medicine

Sub-specialties: General Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Rheumatology & Immunology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant Internal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore

Profile

Dr Tan Tze Chin is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Rheumatology and Immunology and Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. She graduated from Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore in 2011 and completed Specialty Training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology in 2017 and 2019 respectively.

Dr Tan is also involved in undergraduate medical education with Duke-NUS Medical School, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. She is currently an adjunct instructor with Duke-NUS Medical School.

Education

  • ​Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom), 2013
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), National University of Singapore, 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Associate Consultant, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, Singapore General Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
  • Singapore Society of Rheumatology - Secretary

Awards

  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award, Silver Award (2020)
  • Singapore General Hospital, Service with a Heart Award (2019
  • In-house Team Excellence Assessment, Gold, Singapore Productivity Association (2019)
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Award, SingHealth, Singapore, Outstanding Resident Award (2017)
  • Residency in SingHealth Excels Award, SingHealth, Singapore, Quality Improvement Project Award (2017)

Research Interests

Publications

  • Tan TC, Fang H, Magder LS, Petri MA
    Differences between male and female systemic lupus erythematosus in a multi-ethnic population. J Rheumatol. 2012 Apr;39(4):759-69.
  • Tay PN, Tan P, Lan Y, Leung CH, Laban M, Tan TC, Ni H, Manikandan J, Rashid SB, Yan B, Yap CT, Lim LH, Lim YC, Hooi SC. Palladin, an actin-associated protein, is required for adherens junction formation and intercellular adhesion in HCT116 colorectal cancer cells.
    Int J Oncol. 2010 Oct;37(4):909-26

Research Trials