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Dr Tan Qing Ting

Tan Qing Ting

Dr Tan Qing Ting

FAM, FRCS (Edinburgh), MMed (Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh), MBBS (Spore)


KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Breast Surgery

Sub-specialties: Breast Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant KK Breast Centre KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Breast Centre


Dr Tan Qing Ting is a consultant surgeon at the Breast Department of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. After obtaining her undergraduate medical degree from the National University of Singapore she underwent specialist surgical training in Singapore General Hospital and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and received a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2015. Dr Tan is an advocate of public education and has delivered talks in both English and Chinese to raise awareness in breast cancer. She has also published and presented on various topics in the field of benign and malignant breast diseases. Her interests include the management of breast cancer in young women, pregnancy-related breast cancer and advancement of techniques in breast surgery.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Master of Medicine Surgery (Singapore)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Instructor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Division of Surgery Representative, KKH Consent Committee
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh


  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award 2018
  • SingHealth Long Service Award (10 years)
  • KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital Long Service Award (10 years)
  • Service From The Heart 2017
  • Best House Officer (KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital) 2007

Research Interests


  • A case report of wound site seeding following cholecystectomy for dysplastic gallbladder. Ng YA, Tan QT, Wan WK, Goh YC. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports (2017) 35:87-93.
  • A case of small bowel metastasis from spinal Ewing sarcoma causing intussusception in an adult female. Tan QT, Teo JY, Ahmed SS, Chung AY. World Journal of Surgical Oncology (2016) 14:109.
  • Low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma of the breast: A diagnostic and clinical challenge. Tan QT, Chuwa EW, Chew SH, Lim-Tan SK, Lim SH. International Journal of Surgery 2015 May 15;19:22-26.
  • Schwannoma: An unexpected diagnosis from a breast lump. Tan QT, Chuwa EWL, Chew SH, Hong GS. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2014;9

Research Trials