Adj Assoc Prof Roger Tian​

MBBS (Singapore), MRCSEd, MMed (Surgery), MSportsMed (Australia), DFD (CAW)
Sports Physician

Senior Consultant, SSMC@CGH
Director & Senior Consultant, SSMC@Novena

Adj Assoc Prof Roger Tian graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and subsequently trained and obtained postgraduate qualifications in Surgery before commencing his practice in Sports Medicine.

Adj Assoc Prof Tian is the first sports physician to be admitted into the Sports Medicine specialist register, and his clinical interests include the management and prevention of sports injuries, strength and conditioning, as well as sports nutrition. He has served as a sports physician/ medical director at several major events including the inaugural Asian Youth Games, Youth Olympics, 70.3 Half-Ironman and the OSIM Singapore International Triathlon.

Besides clinical work, Adj Assoc Prof Tian is active in education and research, having published widely in several international peer-reviewed journals. His publications include a Sports Safety & Injury Prevention Manual for teachers, and “Boys to Men – the complete guide for national servicemen.”

Adj Assoc Prof Tian holds concurrent appointments as Senior Clinical Tutor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS), Clinical Teacher with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU), Examiner for the Advanced Specialist Training program in Sports Medicine, Examiner in Orthopaedics for the MBBS program, Clinical Director of the Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, as well as Site Director for postgraduate Residency programs in Family Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. He has also contributed his expertise with the Ministry of Education’s Healthy Youth Committee, the former Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports’ Sports Safety Committee, as well as the Singapore Armed Forces’ Fitness Advisory Board.​