Dr Tan Yew Oo

Dr Tan Yew Oo

About Dr Tan Yew Oo

Specialty: Medical Oncology
Tel: 6252 2202
Qualification: MBBS, FRCP (Canada), FACP (USA), FRACP (Aus),FRCP (UK), FRCP (Glasg), FAMS (Medical Oncology),
Clinic: Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia


Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Clinic Hours

8.30am to 5.30pm (Mon – Fri)


  • Dr Tan Yew Oo was one of Singapore’s first oncologists and the founder of Singapore Oncology Consultants (now Icon Cancer Centre). He previously served as a Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Medicine, as Chief of Medicine at the National University Hospital (NUH), and as Head of the Division of Haematology-Oncology. He was a tenured faculty member at NUS from 1978 to 1993 and was crucial in establishing the specialty of Medical Oncology at National University Hospital during his tenure. Even when in private practice, he continues to be involved in medical education and healthcare policy.
  • He is currently a member of the SingHealth Board of Directors, the Medishield Life Council, the Ministry of Health’s Agency for Care Effectiveness, and the National Advisory Committee on Cancer’s Board of Directors. He enrolls people in Icon clinics’ clinical trials.
  • Dr Tan has been published in a number of peer-reviewed medical publications and has been invited to talk at regional and worldwide medical conferences.
  • Lung cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal malignancies, lymphomas, and liver cancer are among her subspecialty interests.

Dr Tan Yew Oo Appointment Process

Appointment Number (For Serial): Appointment Line Tel: +65 6347 6688 (Open 24 hours), If you require any urgent assistance, please contact us at +65 6347 6688. For Online Appointment : Click here

Chamber Name & Address: Mount Alvernia Hospital, 820 Thomson Road, Singapore 574623.

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