About Dr Tan Chi Chiu

Dr Tan Chi Chiu is a specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology who has over 37 years of experience as a doctor and 27 years of experience as a specialist. He graduated from the national university of Singapore in 1983, followed by his specialist training in Internal Medicine and obtained his Memberships of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as his Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine in 1988. Dr Tan was accorded the Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine in Gastroenterology in 1993 and recognised by the Ministry of Health as a specialist in Gastroenterology in 1993. He has further conferred the Fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh and London in 1996 and 1998 respectively.

Dr Tan trained at the Singapore General Hospital and National University Hospital in Singapore and spent two years in the United Kingdom (affiliated to the University of Nottingham) as an advanced specialist trainee in therapeutic endoscopy and laser endoscopy. He was also attached to the Endoscopy Department of the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam for enhanced exposure to techniques of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP).

Dr Tan was appointed Consultant in Gastroenterology and Medicine in the Department of General Medicine at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in 1995, where he went on to found and head the Gastroenterology Unit. He was also Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee of the hospital.

He is currently Gastroenterologist and the Senior Consultant of his practice at Gastroenterology and Medicine International Pte Ltd in Gleneagles Medical Centre. He is a member of the Medical
Advisory Board of Gleneagles Hospital and Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee.

Aside from being a specialist, Dr Tan is also an active and well-known figure in the youth development and community service scene in Singapore. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the Lien Centre for Social Innovation at Singapore Management University. He has been involved in numerous overseas humanitarian, scientific and community aid expeditions and projects to countries such as Indonesia, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Nepal Haiti, Laos, India, Mongolia and Chile with numerous Singapore and international civilian and military awards for his work.

Contact Dr Tan Chi Chiu

Phone: 64712212


  • MBBS (S'pore)
  • M Med (Internal Medicine)
  • MRCP (Ireland)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • FRCP (Edin)
  • FRCP (UK)
  • FAMS (Gastroenterology)

Awards and Achievements

  • Ministry of Health Certificate of Appreciation
  • Minister For Health Award for Yogyakarta Earthquake
  • Minister for Health Award for Tsunami Relief Operations
  • Singapore Red Cross/Mercy Relief Certificate of Appreciation
  • Excellence for Singapore Award (Singapore International Foundation)
  • People Developer Award
  • Commonwealth Youth Service Award for Indonesian Project
  • Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Award for Excellence in Youth Work
  • Excellence for Singapore Award (Community Service)
  • Singapore Youth Award (Raleigh International Singapore)
  • Singapore Youth Award (Community Service)
  • Singapore Armed Forces Good Service Medal
  • Saudi Arabian King Abdul Aziz Medal
  • British Gulf War Medal
  • Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Service (Operational) Medal
  • Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Service Medal
  • Experiential Education Community-Based Organisation Leader of the Year Award

Dr Tan Chi Chiu offers the following treatments

  • Percutaneous Gastrostomy feeding tube
  • Nd-YAG Laser and Argon Plasma therapy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP)
  • Treatment of haemorrhoids
  • Haemostasis
  • Dilatation or placement of luminal wall-stents for strictures
  • Balloon and Power Spiral Enteroscopy
  • Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (Gastroscopy)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy:
  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy


6 Napier Rd Gleneagles Medical Centre #10 - 08 Singapore 258499

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* This profile has been last updated on November 23, 2020.