Ker Kan Tan

Tan Ker Kan

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Surgical Oncologist, Colorectal Cancer Tumour Group, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Consultant, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Quality of Life
  • Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Extenteration
  • Colonoscopy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Ng JY, Chong CS, Tan KK. 2016 Jun. Colonoscopy for polyp surveillance in octogenarians: is it beneficial?. Int J Colorectal Dis. 31(6):1257-8. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2463-8. 26689399.
  • 2. Liu X, Chan DK, Tan KK. 2015 Dec. Angioembolisation of a Bleeding Meckel's Diverticulum. J Gastrointest Surg. 19(12):2286-7. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-2938-5. 26373773.
  • 3. Teh JL, Lee KC, Tan KK. 2015 Oct. An Unusual Cause of a Large Liver Abscess. Gastroenterology. 149(4):e7-9. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.02.019. 26302183.
  • 4. Koh FH, Wong J, Tan JK, Tan KK, Cheong WK, Lieske B. 2015 Jul. Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is safe and benefits octogenarian patients with malignant disease: a matched case-control study comparing laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery. Int J Colorectal Dis. 30(7):963-8. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2252-4. 26003115.
  • 5. Tan KK, Manoharan R, Rajendran S, Ravindran P, Young CJ. 2015 Mar. Assessment of age in ulcerative colitis patients with ileal pouch creation - an evaluation of outcomes. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 44(3):92-7. 25882236.