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Dr Tan Chieh Suai fom SGH

Assoc Prof Tan Chieh Suai

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS, FRCP (Edin)

Head & Senior Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Renal Medicine

Sub-specialties: Interventional Nephrology

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Service Chief SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

Profile

Dr Tan Chieh Suai graduated with M.B.B.S from National University of Singapore in 2001. He obtained membership of the Royal College of Physician (United Kingdom) in 2007. He completed Advanced Specialist Training in Renal Medicine in Singapore General Hospital in 2010 and was trained in interventional nephrology in Massachusetts General Hospital in 2012.

His clinical interests include General Nephrology, Critical care and Interventional Nephrology.

Education

  • M.R.C.P (UK) 2007 
  • M.B.B.S National University of Singapore 2001

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School 
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS-YLL School of Medicine 
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physician (Edinburg) 
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Awards

  • ​Health Manpower Development Plan Award in 2011 for training in Interventional Nephrology

Research Interests

​General Nephrology, Critical Care and Interventional Nephrology

Publications

Selected Journal Publication
  • Ong KW, Teo M, Lee V, Ong D, Lee A, Tan CS, et al. Expression of EBV latent antigens, mammalian target of rapamycin, and tumor suppression genes in EBV-positive smooth muscle tumors: clinical and therapeutic implications. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2009 Sep 1;15(17):5350-8. PubMed PMID: 19706821.
  • Tan CS, Tan HK, Choong HL. Real-time circuit pressures correlate poorly with circuit longevity in anticoagulant-free, predilution continuous venovenous hemofiltration. Blood purification. 2011;32(1):15-20. PubMed PMID: 21252502.
  • Tan CS, Jie C, Joe J, Irani ZD, Ganguli S, Kalva SP, Wicky S, Wu S. The Impact of Transvenous Cardiac Devices on Vascular Access Patency in Hemodialysis Patients. Semin Dial. 2013 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12073. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23458207
  • CS Tan, F Fintelmann, J Joe, S Ganguli, S Wu. Coronary-subclavian steal syndrome in hemodialysis patient, a case report and review of literature. Semin Dial. 2013 Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12077. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23458240
  • CS Tan, HL Loh, WY Foo, HL Choong, KS Wong, YS Kee. Epstein-Barr Virus Associated Smooth Muscle Tumors after Kidney Transplantation: Treatment and Outcomes in a Single Center. Clin Transplant. 2013 May 20. doi: 10.1111/ctr.12139. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23682851
  • GMM Salazar, CS Tan, K Spearman, S Wicky, S Wu. Safety of percutaneous tunneled hemodialysis catheter procedures in patients receiving concurrent clopidogrel therapy. J Vasc Access. 2014 Mar 11;15(1):33-7. doi:10.5301/jva.5000164.  Epub 2013 Sep 10.PMID: 24043321
  • CC Lim, CS Tan, M Kaushik. HK Tan. Initiating Acute Dialysis at earlier Acute Kidney Injury Network stage in critically ill patients without traditional indications does not improve outcome: a prospective cohort study. Nephrology (Carlton). 2014 Nov 13. doi: 10.1111/nep.12364. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25395245
  • Long-Term Risk of Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Severe Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Lim CC, Tan CS, Chia CM, Tan AK, Choo JC, Kaushik M, Tan HK. Cardiorenal Med. 2015 Jun;5(3):157-63. doi: 10.1159/000381068. Epub 2015 Apr 16. PMID: 26195967
Book Chapters
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Diego A. Covarrubias,  Steven Wu. Approach to Patient with Arteriovenous Access Presenting with Hand Pain. Interventional Nephrology, Principles and Practice, pages 119-130. Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4614-8802-6
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Diego A. Covarrubias,  Steven Wu. Approach to Chest Pain During Dialysis. Interventional Nephrology, Principles and Practice, pages 151-158, Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4614-8802-6
  • Diego A. Covarrubias, Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu. Arterial Stenosis Affecting Arteriovenous Fistulae and Grafts in Hemodialysis Patients: Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Interventional Nephrology, Principles and Practice, pages 169-17. Springer ISBN: 978-1-4614-8802-6
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Robert M Sheridan, Steven Wu. Angiographic Imaging Equipment. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 3-14. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Zubin D Irani, Steven Wu. Endovascular tool. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 15-28. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Suvranu Ganguli, Sanjeeva P. Kalva, Steven Wu. Basic Endovascular Skills and Technique. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 29-38. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Jason Qu, Chieh Suai Tan. Conscious Sedation and Anesthesia Care. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 51-62. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu, Gerald A Beathard. Vascular Anatomy for Hemodialysis Access. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 63-73. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Robert M Schainfeld, Steven Wu. Hemodialysis Access: Types. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 73-82. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, David J.R. Steele, Steven Wu. Physical Examination of Dialysis Vascular Access and Vascular Access Surveillance. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 83-98. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu, Arif Asif. Angiogram and Angioplasy. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 121-144. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu and Sanjeeva P. Kalva. Declotting of Dialysis Vascular Access. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 145-158. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu, Alexander S Yevzlin. Endovascular Stent Placement. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 159-168. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Stephan Wicky van Doyer, Steven Wu. Minimally Invasive Banding Procedure. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 169-180. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Anil Agarwal, Steven Wu. Non-tunneled Hemodialysis Catheter. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 197-204. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4
  • Chieh Suai Tan, Steven Wu, Kenneth D Abreo. Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheter. Dialysis Access Management, Pages 205-224. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-09092-4

Research Trials