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Associate Professor Tan Siang Hui, Colin

Clinic(s) Children's Eye Centre & Eye Alignment Centre, Eye Clinic (Clinic 1A), LASIK Centre, TTSH Eye Clinic
Designation Senior Consultant
Credentials MBBS, FRCSEd (Ophth), MMed (Ophth)
Clinical Interests MEDICAL RETINA,
RETINAL IMAGING,
CATARACT,
GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
Language(s) spoken ENGLISH, MANDARIN

A/Prof Colin Tan is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke-NUS Medical School; Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and Senior Consultant ophthalmologist from the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina and Retinal Imaging at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

He is the Head of the Fundus Image Reading Center, and Deputy Head of Vitreoretina and Deputy Head of Research at the National Healthcare Group Eye Institute. A/Prof Tan manages patients with retinal conditions such as polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal vascular diseases. 

A/Prof Tan has received the National Medical Research Council Transition Award (TA), as well as the National Healthcare Group Clinician Scientist Career Scheme (CSCS) and Clinician Leadership in Research (CLR) awards. In addition, he has received numerous academic and scientific awards such as the Clinician Investigator Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, and American Society of Retinal Specialists Senior Honor Award. He has over 170 publications in international journals and has presented his research at various international conferences. His research interests include vitreoretinal conditions such as polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy; myopia and its complications; cataract surgery, epidemiology, and retinal imaging techniques, including optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). 

In addition to an active clinical practice and research, A/Prof Tan also has a keen interest in education. He has received education awards such as the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Top Ten Teachers Award from Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Associate Professor Tan Siang Hui, Colin