Dr Tan Eng Choon
Dr Tan Eng Choon is a Consultant Urologist at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He is also a Visiting Consultant Urologist at the National University Hospital and Singapore General Hospital, a Member of the Advisory Committee on Urology with the Ministry of Health and a Kidney Transplant Surgeon with the Ministry of Health.
He received his MBBS from the University of Singapore (1976) and his Master of Medicine (Surgery) from the National University of Singapore (1981). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)(1981), the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)(1981) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (1986). Dr Tan also completed a one-year China Medical Board Fellowship in Urology (Institute of Urology, London, and Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic) in 1984.
Dr Tan was previously the President of the Urological Association of Asia, the President of the Singapore Urological Association, a Council Member of the Asia-Pacific Society for Impotence Research and a Council Member of the Federation of Asian Urological Association.
In addition to the common endoscopic surgery of the lower urinary tract such as transurethral resection of the prostate gland and bladder tumours, Dr Tans special interests include new technology in the treatment of urinary stones with non-invasive Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), ureteroscopy to remove ureteric stones as well as percutaneous nephrolithotripsy for large staghorn stones. He also treats urological cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidneys and testes using both conventional open surgery as well as minimally invasive techniques and newer robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Dr Tan is actively involved in living-related kidney transplantation as well as treatment of male subfertility and reconstructive surgery.