About Dr Tan Choon Hian Roger
Specialty: Renal Medicine
Fellowship and accreditation
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
- Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
- Dr Tan Choon Hian Roger is a nephrologist who practices at Singapore’s Gleneagles Hospital. Although he treats a variety of kidney disorders, he is particularly skilled in dialysis, kidney transplantation, chronic kidney failure, and hypertension. He is also passionate about treating inflammatory kidney disorders such as lupus nephritis, which is an autoimmune disease-related inflammation of the kidney.
Dr Tan Choon Hian Roger is one of the few transplant physicians who has experience performing high-risk kidney transplants, including those involving ABO incompatibility, crossmatch positivity, and second kidney transplants. He was also the first renal specialist in Singapore to use peritoneoscopy to insert a peritoneal catheter. This minimally invasive procedure reduces hospital stays for patients with kidney disease, such as chronic kidney disease or renal failure.
Dr Tan Choon Hian Roger graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1997. He then completed an internal medicine residency program at the National University Hospital (NUH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). Additionally, he received advanced training in renal medicine at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
- Dr Roger spearheaded several quality management programs during his time at SGH. He was a part of the task group that drafted guidelines for medical practice at the Singapore Ministry of Health. He was also the honorary treasurer and honorary secretary of the Singapore Society of Nephrology in 2008 and 2009. He is also a consultant to the National Kidney Foundation as a visiting consultant.
Dr Tan has been invited to train fellow renal physicians in peritoneal dialysis in a number of regional centers, including Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand. Dr Tan has also been actively involved in educating the public about the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases and renal failure through public symposiums.
Dr Tan Choon Hian Roger Appointment Process
Appointment Number (For Serial): Appointment and medical enquiry: +65 6575 7575, Appointment Hospital mainline Tel: +65 6473 7222, Central Patient Assistance Centre 24-Hour Helpline: +65 6735 5000, WhatsApp us and get an appointment within 24 hours Tel: +65 8111 9777 (For specialist appointment booking only. WhatsApp messaging service is available in English and operates from Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.) For Online Appointment : Click here
Chamber Name & Address: Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, 6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500.