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Dr Nicola Gan is a Consultant with the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Deputy Head of the Vitreo-Retina Service .

Dr Gan completed her undergraduate medical training at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2007, where she graduated with Bachelor degrees in Medicine and Surgery and was placed on the Dean's list, with Distinctions in Medicine and Biochemistry. She underwent postgraduate training in Ophthalmology and was awarded Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) from the National University of Singapore in 2011 and subsequently elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) in 2014. She completed her local Ophthalmology specialist exit exam in 2014 and was awarded Gold Medals for being the Best Candidate in Retina, Uveitis, Glaucoma, and Paediatric Ophthalmology. She was also a recipient of the Ministry of Health Training Scholarship in 2009 and completed her overseas fellowship training in Surgical and Medical Retina at the University of Toronto from 2015-2016. Dr Gan is currently a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists. 

Dr Gan's areas of specialty interest include Surgical and Medical Retina, Cataract and General Ophthalmology. She is active in research and has presented at multiple local and international Ophthalmology conferences. She was awarded the NHG Eye Institute Allergan research prize for best paper presentation (Junior Category) in 2008 and 2010, the NHG Eye Institute Award of Distinction for best paper presentation (Intermediate category) in 2013, and the Singapore Eye Foundation Award for 1st runner up paper presentation (Senior Category) in 2014.

Dr Gan is active in undergraduate medical education and has been appointed as a Senior Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Core Clinical Tutor with Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU. She was a student mentor to the pioneer batch of students at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in 2013-2014 and received the NHG Teaching Award for Junior Clinicians in 2013.

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