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Clin Asst Prof Camlyn Tan

Clin Asst Prof Camlyn Tan

MBBS (S’pore), MRCSEd (A&E)

Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Emergency Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Camlyn Tan is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH).


  • MBBS (S’pore)
  • MRCSEd (A&E)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Chair - CGH Stroke Committee
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Duke-NUS
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer - NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, since 1 Aug, 2012.


  • 2011 - Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, Singapore Singapore Health Quality Service Award. Silver Award
  • 2006 - Ministry of Health, Singapore and Singapore Health Services Human Manpower Development Program (HMDP) Award. Emergency Medical Care in Clinic, 6 months.

Research Interests


  • 2013 - Ang SH, Tan C, Singh R. Telestroke: rapid treatment of acute ischemic stroke patients using telemedicine in a Singapore emergency department. Eur J Emerg Med. 2013 Oct;20(5):322-6
  • 2013 - Tan C, Sim TB, Thng SY. Validation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule in 2 Singapore Hospitals Emergency Departments. Acad Emerg Med 2013;20:487-497 2011 Mace S, Tan C. Headache. Observation Medicine: The Healthcare System’s Tincture of Time. Chapter 29 (p 97 – 103).
  • 2011 - Chief Editor: Louis G Graff . 2010 Tan C, Goh SH. Anal Pain: an unusual presentation of ectopic pregnancy. Eur J Emerg Med 2010 Feb;17(1)59-60
  • 2008 - Tan C, Koh WL, Goh SH. Spinal Abscess: A case series. Eur J Emerg Med 2008 Aug;15(4):196-202 2008 Tan C, Mace S. Hypoglycemic Emergency in the Diabetic Patient. Crit Decisions Emerg Med (ACEP). Vol 22, No 10, Lesson 20. June 2008
  • 2006 - Tan C, Pillai S, Manning PG. Electrographical case: a man found unconscious. Singapore Med J 2006;47:730.
  • 2003 - Chan MYP, Tan C, Chiu MT, Ng YY. Alvarado Score: an admssion creiterion in patients with right iliac fossa pain. Surg J R Coll Surg Edinb Irel, 2003;39

Research Trials

  • 2017 - Principal Investigator. Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department. Nil funding.
  • 2015 - Principal Investigator. Abnormal ECG Findings in Syncope Patients. Ref: Acad Emerg Med 2013;20:487-497. Nil funding.
  • 2014 - Co-Investigator. Improving Door-To- Needle Time for Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke receiving Thrombolysis via Telestroke Service. Nil funding.
  • 2014 - Principal Investigator. ED Management of Acute Asthma: Comparison of Data 10 Years Apart. Nil funding.
  • 2007 - Collaborator. Clinical Predictors of Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency. The Cleveland Clinic, Mace S. Nil funding.