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Dr Gan Yijin Jereme is a Consultant with the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Department of Otorhinolaryngology.

Dr Gan obtained his medical graduate degree (MBBS with honours) from the University of Monash, Australia in 2009. He did his internship in Monash health (Australia) in 2010 and returned to Singapore in 2011 as a medical officer in Tan Tock Seng Hospital Department of Otorhinolaryngology where his mentors inspired him to pursue the Otorhinolaryngology specialty. He embarked on the Otolaryngology residency training (National Health Group) in 2014 under ACGME-I which he successfully completed in 2019. During residency, Dr Gan was appointed as the Chief Resident of the NHG ENT Residency Programme.

Dr Gan is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS ENT) since 2012 and also obtained the Masters of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) from National University Singapore in 2015. He is an accredited specialist by the Singapore Medical Council and has been a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2019.

Dr Gan has a special interest in head and neck cancers, thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgeries. He went on to pursue the Global Online Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology of International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) from 2019 to 2021, where he recently passed the Oral Examination with honours.

Besides clinical care, Dr Gan is actively involved in research and has published widely in several peer reviewed journals (https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6877-2347). He also believes in the education and training of the next generation of doctors and is actively involved in the surgical training of Otolaryngology residents in the National Healthcare Group (NHG). He serves as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty (Content Expert and Clinical teacher) of Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and a Clinical Lecturer with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore.

Dr Gan is also the ENT lead for Teleconsult since 2020. Dr Gan has also been appointed as the ENT Department’s Quality review officer in 2021 to help develop a culture of quality and patient safety.

Appointments

  • Consultant, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Clinical lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Quality Review Officer, ENT Department
  • Teleconsult Lead

Awards

  1. Global Online Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology of International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) with honours
  2. 10 years Long Service Award 2021, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  3. Awarded the Alexandra Health Enabling Grant in 2015 and 2017
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2022/02/15
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