Dr. Grace Tan graduated from Guy’s King’s and St Thomas’s College of Medicine in London, UK in 2005. Since then, she returned to complete her surgical training at Singapore General Hospital and the National Cancer Centre Singapore. As a specialist, her focus is in Gastrointestinal Cancers, Peritoneal and Pelvic malignancy and Sarcomas. She has published extensively in these areas, and despite her research endeavours, her passion is in providing the best holistic care for patients with cancer.
In 2016, she completed her fellowship training in Peritoneal Malignancy at the NHS Peritoneal Malignancy Unit in Basingstoke, UK; and pelvic oncology training at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. The Basingstoke Peritoneal Malignancy Unit is one of two expert centres in the entire United Kingdon, and a leading institution in the world for the treatment of peritoneal-based malignancies, and has performed over 1200 Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) procedures. The King Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok is one of the largest tertiary referral hospitals in Thailand and with internationally recognised expertise in the management of advanced pelvic cancers.
Dr. Tan is also a clinical tutor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, an Adjunct Instructor with SingHealth Duke-NUS Oncology Academic Clinical Programme, and a Physician faulty of the Singapore General Hospital Residency programme. She believes that the education of the next generation of doctors is an integral part of the art of medicine.