Medical Director and Consultant Dermatologist
MBBS, FAMS (Dermatology)
Dr Tan Wei Sheng is a Consultant dermatologist with more than 12 years of distinguished clinical experience. He is well versed in treating both general and aesthetic dermatological conditions, having received advanced training in both medical, lasers and procedural dermatology in Singapore and Australia. Dr Tan is adept at managing skin, hair and nail conditions in patients of all ages, including children. In addition, he has a subspecialty interest in treating sexual health and sexually transmitted infections, and is a local subject expert who has been featured in The Straits Times and interviewed on 938Now.
Dr Tan recognises the frustration faced by patients with skin conditions, in particular, when these are complex and difficult to understand. He therefore endeavours to make each clinic visit light-hearted and makes it a point to explain as well as address any questions or concerns that are raised. Dr Tan is also a firm believer in providing holistic personalised care that will bring about the best results for each patient, whether he/she is seeking help for medical or cosmetic issues.
Dr Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore’s medical school in 2006 at the top of his class, having been placed on the Dean’s list consecutively for 5 years. He was awarded multiple scholarships during his medical school training in addition to receiving the Nihal Kaur Sidhu Medal. Dr Tan has been practising dermatology from 2008, and completed his training in dermatology at the National Skin Centre and Singapore General Hospital in 2014.
He received a Human Manpower Development Scholarship in 2015 and was attached to the Alfred Hospital/Melbourne Sexual Health Centre in 2015. Upon returning to Singapore, Dr Tan was a consultant at the National Skin Centre, and was also appointed Deputy Head of the Department of STI Control/DSC Clinic. He was also a visiting consultant at the Khoo Teck Phuat and Tan Tock Seng hospitals. In recognition of his empathy and care for his patients, Dr Tan received the Silver Star Award for excellent patient service and multiple patient compliments during his time at the National Skin Centre.
Dr Tan has published clinical research in major international peer-reviewed journals and has also been invited to contribute as a reviewer for these journals. He has published chapters in international dermatology textbooks and has also presented and spoken at local and international large dermatology conferences.
With a passion for bedside teaching, he was appointed as Clinical tutor for the Yong Loo Lin Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and as a Clinical teacher at the Lee Kong Chien School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University. He has also been invited to give talks for postgraduate medical courses and GP courses.
Dr Tan is a member of the Dermatological Society of Singapore and the Chapter of Dermatologists, College of Physicians, Singapore.
Dr Tan believes in giving back, and has gone on overseas volunteer mission trips, as well as contributed his time towards conducting Health Screenings (MINDS and Community health Screening). In his spare time, Dr Tan exercises and works out regularly, believing that fitness is a critical component of overall health. He has been featured in The Straits Times for his fitness and workout regimen.