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Dr Denise Tan Yan

Dr Denise Tan

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Medicine), FRCPath (UK), FAMS


Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: Haematology

Clinical Interest: General Haematology, Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Aplastic Anaemia, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Essential Thrombocythemia and Myelofibrosis, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myelofibrosis, Nutritional Anaemia, Polycythemia Vera, Pulmonary Embolism, Thalassemia.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Blood Cancer Centre
  • Consultant Haematology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Consultant Haematology Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Consultant Department of General Medicine Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Consultant National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore


Dr Denise Tan received her graduate degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2009. She obtained her Membership of Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) and Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine, Singapore) in 2012 and 2013 respectively. She received her Haematology specialist training Singapore General Hospital from 2014 to 2017.
In 2017, she became a specialist haematologist and obtained her membership as a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (United Kingdom). She became a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Chapter of Physicians in 2018.
Dr Tan is currently a Consultant in Haematology, in the Department of General Medicine at Sengkang General Hospital and Consultant in the Department of Haematology at Singapore General Hospital.


  • ​MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • MMed Internal Medicine (Singapore)
  • FRCPath (UK)
  • Specialist Accreditation in Haematology (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Core Faculty Member, SingHealth Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine - Teaching Faculty
  • Duke-NUS Medical School - Teaching Faculty
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine - Teaching Faculty


  • You Sparkle! Award Silver 2022
  • SingHealth Quality Service Silver Award, 2016

Research Interests


  • Yan DT, Heng RGK, Ng HJ. Massive Spontaneous Haemothorax after Rivaroxaban Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Eur J case reports Intern Med [Internet]. 2019;6(10):001236. 
  • Tay HB, Angkodjojo S, Tay ZEA, Tan PH, Tan YD. Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: A Mimic for Lupus. Eur J Case reports Intern Med. 2020 Jul 15;7(10):001734

Research Trials