Kit Chung, John Tam

Tam Kit Chung, John

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology (Thoracic Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore, National University Health System
  • Head, Division of Surgical Oncology (Thoracic Surgery), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • BSc (Honours), University of Alberta, Canada
  • MD, University of Alberta, Canada
  • MSc, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • MMed, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • FRCSC (Thoracic Surgery), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Canada
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chua AZ, Lo DY, Ho WH, Koh YQ, Lim DS, Tam JK, Liaw SY, Koh GCh 2015 Dec. The effectiveness of a shared conference experience in improving undergraduate medical and nursing students' attitudes towards inter-professional education in an Asian country: a before and after study. BMC Medical Education. 2015, 15:233. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0509-9. 26698562.
  • 2. Woo JW, Tam JK, Chan DS, Wang S, Ying LS. 2015 Sep. Uncovering what lies beneath a Salmonella enterica empyema. BMJ Case Rep. 2;2015. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-211351. 26336186.
  • 3. Koh GC, Tam JK, Lee JN, Agrawal N, Koh DR, Samarasekera D, Tan CH. 2015 Mar. Are medical students' views of an ideal physician eroding? A study on perceived qualities of a "role model" doctor before and after housemanship and between two cohorts five years apart. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 44(3):79-84. 25882234.
  • 4. Tan SS, Ong B, Cheng C, Ho WE, Tam JK, Stewart AG, Harris T, Wong WS, Tran T. 2014 Feb. The antimalarial drug artesunate inhibits primary human cultured airway smooth muscle cell proliferation. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 50(2):451-8. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2013-0273OC. 24066853.
  • 5. Tam JK, Lim KS. 2013 Dec. Total muscle-sparing uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 96(6):1982-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.07.002. 24035305.