Prior to joining the Thomson Specialist Skin Centre, Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia was a consultant dermatologist at the National Skin Centre, Singapore. Dr Audrey Tan was Chief of the Immunodermatology Unit and Consultant in-charge of the Inpatient Dermatology Team. She was also chairperson of the Centre’s Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Dr Audrey Tan was a visiting consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, assisting in the management of skin problems of inpatients of the hospital for several years. Apart from expertise in general Dermatology, Dr Audrey Tan has special interests in autoimmune blistering skin conditions, vasculitis and cutaneous problems of rheumatological conditions including lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis and scleroderma.
Dr Audrey Tan has also participated actively in Dermatology research at the National Skin Centre, and received grants from the National Medical Research Council for research in acne vulgaris, immunobullous diseases and cutaneous lupus erythematosus amongst others. Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia was a clinical teacher for the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine.
Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia completed her basic medical education (MBBS) at the National University of Singapore in 1996. After receiving her postgraduate degree in Internal Medicine (MRCP, UK) in 2000, Dr Audrey Tan specialized in Dermatology, achieving her specialist accreditation in Dermatology in 2004 (FAMS).
Dr Audrey Tan trained in various aspects of Medical and Inpatient Dermatology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 2005 and 2006 under the Human Manpower Development Programme of the Ministry of Health. During her fellowship, Dr Audrey Tan also participated in Dermatology research related to connective tissue diseases and rheumatological diseases.
Dr Audrey Tan was a recipient of the National Healthcare Group’s Excellence award for teaching in 2003, and the National Skin Centre Best Teacher award in 2009. Dr Audrey Tan received the National Healthcare Group’s Quality Pillar award in 2007 and has also received several National Skin Centre service quality awards for excellent patient care. Dr Audrey Tan is a member of the Dermatological Society of Singapore and the Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians, Singapore. Dr Audrey Tan Wei Hsia has published more than 40 medical papers and is also a regular reviewer for various medical journals.