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Dr Jeremy Tan

Dr Jeremy Tan Tian Hui from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Jeremy Tan

MBBS (Australia), FRACS (Gen Surg)

Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Duodenal Cancer, Gall Bladder Cancer, Oesophagus Cancer, Pancreas Cancer, Stomach Cancer.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Head & Senior Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


​Graduated with MBBS from University of Western Australia. Trained in General Surgery and obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Completed Fellowship specialist training in Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery in 2007-2008.

Clinical interests include benign and malignant conditions of the stomach, oesophagus and pancreas, as well as Bariatric Surgery.


  • MBBS (Australia)
  • FRACS (Gen Surg) (RACS, Australia)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Physician Faculty Member, ​Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Gastro-oesophageal Surgery Association


Research Interests


  • Haemothorax: An Uncommon Life-threatening Complication.  Tan J, Alvarez JM. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2002; 72: 72-74.
  • Atrial myxoma with co-existent coronary artery disease: A report of two cases.  Kejriwal NK, Tan J, Ullal RR, Alvarez JM. Heart, Lung and Circulation 2003; 12: 108-111.
  • First ever follow-up of the Australian Aboriginal patients following open heart surgery.  Kejriwal NK, Tan J, Vasudevan A, Ong M, Newman M, Alvarez J. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 2004;13;70-73.
  • Retroaortic course of the anomalous left main coronary artery: Is it a benign anomaly? A case report and view of the literature.  Kejriwal NK, Tan J, Gordon SP, Newman MAJ. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 2004; 13:97-100.
  • What happens to the CABG patient with the bad left ventricle (EF<30%)? Five-year follow-up of 107 patients.  Tan J, Kejriwal NK, Vasudevan A, Santa Maria PL, Alvarez JM. Heart Lung Circ. 2006 Apr;15(2):130-6.
  • Prospective audit of laparoscopic cholecystectomy at a secondary referral centre in South Australia.  Tan J, Suyapto DR, Neo EL, Leong PSK. ANZ J Surg. 2006 May;76(5):335-8.
  • Complications of retained intraperitoneal gallstones from laparoscopic cholecystectomy.  Suyapto DR, Tan J. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2006 Jun;16(3):167-8.
  • Idiopathic postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema: hyperinflation of the remaining lung is a potential etiologic factor, but the condition can be averted by balanced pleural drainage.  Alvarez JM, Tan J, Kejriwal N, Ghanim K, Newman MA, Segal A, Sterret G, Bulsara MK. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jun;133(6):1439-47.
  • Differential diagnosis of radiologically diagnosed thyroid masses: Two unusual case studies.  Taylor AD, Tan J, Low V, Nguyen H. Clinical Medicine: Oncology 2007l1:51-57.
  • The Gyrus PlasmaKinetic Bipolar Coagulation device for liver resection.  Tan J, Hunt AS, Wijesuriya R, Delriviere L, Mitchell AWS. ANZ J Surg. 2010 March; 80(3): 182-185.
  • Diagnosis and management of gastric leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity.  Tan J, Kariyawasam S, Wijeratne T, Chandraratna HS. Obes Surg. 2010 April; 20(4):403-9.
  • A bleeding esophagopulmonary fistula: rare complication of statis ulcer in refractory achalasia.  Tan JT, Dudi-Venkata NN, Neelankavil SI, Sanders LH. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Apr;24(2):e77-9.
  • Trans-thoracic peri-oesophageal adjustable band for intractable reflux.  Kusel MS, Tan JT. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015;14:164-6.
  • Conversion of a gastric band into an intraperitoneal port in a patient with optimally debulked stage 3C serous ovarian carcinoma.  Tucker PE, Cohen PA, Tan J, Tan J. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Mar 28;12:75-6.
  • Secondary aorto-esophageal fistula managed with endoluminal stenting.  Lai A, Naunton Morgan R, Tan J. ANZ J Surg. 2016 Jul;86(7-8):619-21.
  • Leaks in fixed-ring banded sleeve gastrectomies: a management approach.  Foo JW, Balshaw J, Tan MLH, Tan JTH. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2017 Aug; 13(8):1259-1264.

Research Trials