Dr Tan Poh Seng

Senior Consultant, Gastroenterology & Hepatology

MBBS(Hons), MRCP (UK), M.Med(Int Med), FAMS, FRCP(Edin)

Dr Tan Poh Seng is a senior consultant  gastroenterologists in Singapore with  extensive clinical expertise in digestive diseases, endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, polypectomy, endoscopic variceal ligation and capsule endoscopy), liver diseases, viral hepatitis, fatty liver, liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver transplantation.

Prior to entering private practice, Dr Tan was the Director of Clinical Services and a senior consultant of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, National University Hospital (NUH), a senior consultant of the Liver Transplant Programme at the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation and the Clinical Lead for the Hepatobiliary Tumor Group at the National University Cancer Institute. He was also an assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and a core faculty member for the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Senior Residency programme at NUH. 

Dr Tan graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia (MBBS) with an honours degree in 2003 and returned to Singapore for his postgraduate training in 2004. He completed his basic specialist training and obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians MRCP (UK), as well as his Master of Medicine (Singapore) in 2007. Dr Tan received further advanced specialist training in Gastroenterology & Hepatology and was certified by the Specialists Accreditation Board of Singapore in 2011. He further undertook his fellowship and research training in advanced hepatology and transplant hepatology at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, USA). 

My Experience

Senior Consultant

2019

  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

  • Liver Transplantation, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, National University Hospital

  • National University Cancer Institute 

Director of Clinical Services

2017-2019

  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

Clinical Lead

2018-2019

  • Hepatobiliary Tumor Group, National University Cancer Institute

Honorary Secretary

Since 2018

  • Gastroenterological Society of Singapore

Senior Advisor

2017-2019

  • NUH Medical Board

Core Faculty

2016-2019

  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

Assistant Professor

2014-2019

  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Quality Forum Committee

2017-2019

  • National University Hospital

Deputy Patient Safety Officer

2016-2019

  • University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

Patient Safety Officer

2011-2018

  • Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital

Organizing Committee & Faculty

2019-2020

  • GIHep 2019

Organizing Committee & Faculty

2017-2019

  • The Liver Transplant Symposium

Organizing Committee & Faculty

2017

  • Asia Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting