Dr Tina Tan
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist
M.D. (Duke-NUS, Singapore)
Dr. Tan is a Psychiatrist with experience in treating a diverse range of mental health conditions, particularly in the elderly, working adults, and young adults. These conditions include, but are not limited to, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, grief, insomnia, psychosis, stress, adjustment issues, and burnout. She has a special interest in caring for those in the middle and latter stages of life, and has extensive expertise in managing persons with dementia, or other memory-related conditions. She is knowledgeable in the assessment of mental capacity, LPA certification, and conducts home visits for eligible patients who are homebound. Dr. Tan is passionate about promoting positive work-life balance and family values.
As part of her specialist training in psychiatry, Dr. Tan practiced in a variety of hospital settings across Singapore, including the Singapore General Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and National University Hospital. She also trained and practiced as a psychiatrist at the Institute of Mental Health, where she has experience managing complex cases in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and has conducted home visits for clients who are homebound. She was formerly a Visiting Consultant with IMH, where she ran the Memory Clinic service, and is currently a Visiting Consultant with Allium Care Suites.
Dr. Tan believes in the education of the next generation of doctors and medical leaders. She was actively involved as an Adjunct Instructor at her alma mater, Duke-NUS Medical School, and has previously served as adjunct teaching faculty for the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Dr. Tan is currently a Council Member of the Singapore Medical Association (SMA), Editor of SMA News, and is a member of the Clinical Ethics Committee for Thomson Medical Centre. She is also a member of the Singapore Psychiatric Association. She has given webinars on mental wellness, and contributed opinion pieces on mental health to SMA News, Straits Times, and Channel News Asia.