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Dr Tan Chunzhen

Dr Tan Chunzhen


Associate Consultant

Specialty: Psychiatry

Sub-specialties: Women's Mental Wellness, Child & Adolescent Mental Wellness

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Department of Psychological Medicine KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Tan Chunzhen is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Psychological Medicine in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She completed her medical studies at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore, before going on to complete specialist training under the National Psychiatry Residency Programme, Singapore. She currently provides mental health care for both women and children in her clinical practice. She is also actively involved in research projects in the field of psychiatry and is tutoring medical students and residents who rotate through the department.


  • MD (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore) 2014
  • MRCPSYCH (RCPsych, UK) 2018

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

  • Medication adherence in first‐episode psychosis patients in Singapore. Tan Chunzhen, Edimansyah Abdin, Wilfred Liang, Lye Yin Poon, Ngar Yee Poon, and Swapna Verma. Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 2019 Aug;13(4):780-8.
  • Effectiveness of electroconvulsive therapy and associated cognitive change in schizophrenia: a naturalistic, comparative study of treating schizophrenia with electroconvulsive therapy. Tor, Phern-Chern, Jiangbo Ying, New Fei Ho, Mingyuan Wang, Donel Martin, Chai Pin Ang, Chunzhen Tan et al. The Journal of ECT. 2017 Dec 1;33(4):272-7.
  • Social Anxiety Disorder is not just shyness: A Common but Underdiagnosed Condition. Seow Su-Yin, Tan Chunzhen, and Foo-Victor Kwok Kah. The Singapore Family Physician. 2021: 44-8.
  • Disability Impacts Length of Stay in General Internal Medicine Patients. Chunzhen Tan, Yee Sien Ng, Gerald C.H. Koh, Deidre A. De Silva, Arul Earnest, Sylvaine Barbier. Journal of general internal medicine. 2014 Jun;29(6):885-90

Research Trials