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Dr Tan Zhi Chien, Joshua

Dr Tan Zhi Chien, Joshua

MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK)

Associate Consultant


Dr Joshua Tan is a Medical Oncologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He graduated in 2014, obtaining his MBBS from the National University of Singapore. He obtained his MRCP (UK) in 2016 becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK). In 2023 he graduated as the top trainee for the Medical Oncology Singapore Specialist programme.

Dr Tan subspecializes in the treatment of breast cancers and is currently doing ongoing research in the area of homologous recombination deficiency in triple negative breast cancers.

He also has a strong interest in education and nurturing the academic and professional development of junior doctors. Dr Tan has won education awards in 2021 from the Singhealth Medicine ACP as well as in 2023 as an inspiring educator (RiSE awards).


  • 2016 Royal College of Physicians (UK) – MRCP
  • 2014 National University of Singapore – MBBS
  • 2008 Wesley College, Australia - International Baccalaureate

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians (UK)
    • Member 2016 – Current
  • ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology)
    • Member 2020 – Current
  • ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
    • Member 2020 – Current
  • SSO (Singapore Society of Oncology)
    • Member 2020 – Current


  • Medical Oncology Exit Examination Book Prize (Top Trainee for Medical Oncology Specialist Examination), College of Physicians Singapore, 2023
  • Inspiring Resident Educator Award, Residency in Singhealth Excels (RiSE), 2023
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Residency in Singhealth Excels (RiSE), 2021
  • Junior Educator Award, Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) Singhealth, 2021

Research Interests

Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials

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