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Adj Asst Prof Johnson Tan is currently a Senior Consultant at National Healthcare Group Eye Institute@Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
He graduated in Medicine from the National University of Singapore in 2002. Upon completion of his specialist training in Ophthalmology, he obtained his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh(Ophthalmology) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He was awarded the Ministry of Health Training Scholarship and underwent further sub-specialist training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, which is consistently ranked the top eye hospital in the United States.

Adj Asst Prof Tan, a keen researcher, is currently an Adjunct Clinician Investigator with the Singapore Eye Research Institute. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and has presented his work at both international and local conferences. He was an award winner at the 32nd Annual ASCRS Film Festival Awards in 2014. He also played a major role in setting up of our tele-ophthalmology service in 2009.

Adj Asst Prof Tan has a passion for training and education. He is the module lead for Ophthalmology at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He oversees all undergraduate teaching curriculum in the department.

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