Dr Matthew Tan graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School in 2015, prior to which he obtained a Honors Degree in Life Sciences from the National University of Singapore in 2011.He was awarded the Ministry of Health Pre-Employment Grant and returned to Singapore to serve at the 2 major tertiary institutes in Singapore – Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and the National University Health System (NUHS). The majority of his time in the public service was spent in the Pediatric Surgery department which was where he developed his interest in Circumcision techniques for the best aesthetic outcomes.
In addition to Pediatric Surgery, Matthew rotated through a range surgical subspecialty including Hepatobiliary Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Breast Surgery and Trauma Surgery. He has a keen interest in research and continually stays up to date with the latest developments in patient care. He continues to contribute to research by publishing articles and reviewing for academic journals and has presented his work at both local and international conferences. Matthew is a firm proponent for inclusivity in healthcare and believes that everyone deserve the opportunity to understand their medical condition and work with their doctors to achieve their health goals.