Dr Tan Ying Chien graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1996. He then became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was later awarded his Master of Medicine in Surgery from NUS.
Dr Tan then began his Plastic Surgery Specialist Training programme at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). Towards the end of his training at the department, Dr Tan Ying Chien received a Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) scholarship to train at the world-renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan.
During his yearlong pupilage there, He then became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was later awarded his Master of Medicine in Surgery from NUS. refined his skills in cleft, jaw and aesthetic surgery. Dr Tan Ying Chien also honed his passion in ear reconstruction for congenital ear defects, which has been viewed by many to be more of a form of artistry than surgery.
Of both Taiwanese and Japanese descent, Dr Tan’s Japanese roots also led him under the tutelage of the illustrious Dr Satoru Nagata at Nagata Microtia and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Hospital in Japan, where Dr Tan perfected his technique in ear reconstruction surgery.
Upon his return to Singapore, Dr Tan Ying Chien joined the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and started building up his practice in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.
Today, Dr Tan Ying Chien is the Consultant Plastic Surgeon at The Sloane Clinic Plastic Surgery Centre. He remains a Visiting Consultant to the Plastic Surgery Departments at both KK and SGH, providing pro bono ear reconstructive surgery for needy patients. Dr Tan continues to serve as one of the only two surgeons in Singapore providing ear reconstruction surgical care.
Dr Tan Ying Chien graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and completed his training in plastic surgery at the Singapore General Hospital.
Dr Tan received a scholarship to train in Aesthetic and Paediatric Plastic Surgery in Taiwan and Japan. Dr Tan Ying Chien has a special interest in aesthetic surgery as well as plastic surgery of the ear.
He then became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was later awarded his Master of Medicine in Surgery from NUS.