About Dr Tan Chun Hai
Specialty: General Surgery
Languages: English, Hokkien, Mandarin
- Dr Tan Chun Hai is a general surgeon based in Singapore’s Gleneagles Hospital.
His clinical specialty covers bariatric and metabolic surgery, stomach cancer surgery, gallbladder stones, abdominal and groin hernia repair, and appendicitis.
Additionally, he is skilled in cancer screening and the treatment of stomach pain and bloating, gastric pain, reflux heartburn symptoms, constipation, abnormal weight loss, and skin lumps and abscesses.
- Dr Tan Chun Hai completed a fellowship in bariatric and metabolic surgery at Taiwan’s Asia-Pacific Endoscopic Bariatric Surgical Center and a second fellowship in laparoscopic stomach cancer surgery at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital in South Korea.
He is now the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore’s president elect.
Dr Tan was the founder and clinical director of the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s Integrated Care for Obesity and Diabetes clinic prior to joining Gleneagles Hospital (KTPH). He was also a founding member of KTPH’s emergency and intensive care surgery teams.
Apart from his enthusiasm for clinical practice, Dr Tan is a true believer in passing on knowledge to future generations of physicians and medical students. He previously held positions as a senior clinical lecturer at NUS’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and as a core faculty member at NTU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He was also a member of the National Healthcare General Surgery Residency training program’s core faculty. Additionally, he has taught several endoscopic and laparoscopic courses to local and international surgical trainees and surgeons.
Dr Tan is an active researcher with several publications in peer-reviewed international journals. He has also been invited to present at international and regional conferences. He was awarded the Young International Federation for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Young Investigator Award in 2018 for his studies in bariatric and metabolic surgery for type 2 diabetes.
Dr Tan Chun Hai 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.