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Dr Alexander Tan

Dr Alexander Tan Sheng Ming

MBBS, MRCS, FRCR, MMed (Diagnostic Radiology), FAMS

Consultant

Singapore General Hospital

Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Clinical Interest: Head & Neck Interventions, Musculoskeletal & Pain Interventions, Interventional Oncology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Arteriovenous Fistulas, Biliary Obstruction, Central Venous Access Device (CVAD), Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Haemoptysis, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Portal Hypertension, Renal Cancer, Thyroid nodules, Thyroid Nodules, Ureteric Obstruction, Venous Thrombosis.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Vascular and Interventional Radiology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Department of Radiology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre

Academic Appointments

  • Physician Faculty, SingHealth Diagnostic Radiology Residency Programme (2020 to present)
  • Clinical Instructor, SingHealth Duke-NUS Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (2021 to present)

Profile

Dr Alexander Tan is an Interventional Radiologist at the Department of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Singapore General Hospital. He obtained his basic medical qualification from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS in 2012, Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons UK in 2014, Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists UK and Master of Medicine (Diagnostic Radiology) NUS in 2018. He is a graduate of the SingHealth Diagnostic Radiology Residency Programme class of 2020. He qualified for the European Board of Interventional Radiology in 2022. His interests are in interventional oncology and pain management.

Education

  • European Board of Interventional Radiology (2022)​
  • Master of Medicine (Diagnostic Radiology), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS (2018)
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists UK (2018)
  • Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons UK (2014)
  • MBBS, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS (2012)
  • National Junior College (2006)
  • Saint Joseph's Institution (2004)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

Awards

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Fong KY, Ming Tan AS, Bin Sulaiman MS, Leong SH, Ng KW, Too CW. Phantom and Animal Study of a Robot-Assisted, CT-Guided Targeting System using Image-Only Navigation for Stereotactic Needle Insertion without Positional Sensors [published online ahead of print, 2022 Aug 12]. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2022;S1051-0443(22)01125-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2022.08.005
  2. Tan, A. S. M., Sheah, K., Leong, S., & Too, C. W. The European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) Consensus Papers on Image-Guided Interventional Procedures in the Musculoskeletal System: What are the Opportunities for Interventional Radiologists? CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. 2022; 1–2. doi: 10.1007/s00270-022-03175-2
  3. Tan, M. B., Tan, K. P., Beh, J. C. Y., Chan, E. Y. K., Chin, K. F. W., Chin, Z. Y., Chua, W. M., Chong, A. W.-L., Gu, G. T., Hou, W., & others. SingHealth Radiology Archives pictorial essay Part 2: gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, and obstetrics and gynaecology cases. Singapore Medical Journal. 2021; 62(1): 8. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2021008
  4. Tan, M. B., Tan, K. P., Beh, J. C. Y., Chan, E. Y. K., Chin, K. F. W., Chin, Z. Y., Chua, W. M., Chong, A. W.-L., Gu, G. T., Hou, W., & others. SingHealth Radiology Archives pictorial essay Part 1: cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological cases. Singapore Medical Journal. 2020; 61(12): 633. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2020177
  5. Wong, E. J. M., Too, C. W., Venkatanarasimha, N., Lee, K. A., Tan, A. S. M., Da Zhuang, K., & Leong, S. Comment on a case report of thermal injury to spinal cord, a rare complication of percutaneous microwave spine tumour ablation. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2020; 81: 120–121. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2020.09.024
  6. Tan, A. S. M., Chan, S. X. J. M., Sia, D. S. Y., Wong, D. E. S., Lim, W. E. H., Tan, A. G. S., & Tan, B. S. Review of junior resident plain film reporting and audit in Singapore. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2020; 12(4): 493–497. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-19-00678.1
  7. Tan, A. S., Chua, J. M., & Patel, A. Delayed subclavian vein stent perforation causing adjacent arterial pseudoaneurysm formation in a patient with granulomatosis with polyangiitis. Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 2020; 14(4): 8. doi: 10.3941/jrcr.v14i4.3903

Research Trials