Dr Lincoln Tan

MRCSEd (RCS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) 2006, M Med (Surg) (NUS, Singapore) 2007

Tan Urology

6 Napier Rd,

#05-03 Gleneagles Medical Centre,

Singapore 258499

Phone: 6732 6503
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About Dr Lincoln Tan

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Urologist

 

2. Services

  • Uro-oncology (management of kidney, bladder, prostate, testicular, penile cancer)
  • Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery
  • Evaluation of blood in the urine
  • Treatment of urinary tract stones
  • Evaluation and treatment of urination issues
  • Medical and surgical treatment of enlarged prostate
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy

 

3. Experience

Dr Lincoln Tan is a urologist at Tan Urology, Gleneagles Medical Centre. He specializes in urologic cancer care and treatment. On top of his practice, he is also the chairman of the Singapore Cancer Society’s (SCS) Prostate Cancer Survivorship Advisory Panel.

He graduated with an MBBS from NUS and subsequently completed his fellowship in uro-oncology, laparoscopic and tele-robotsics surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He was previously the director of urologic oncology at the National University Hospital (NUH) and National Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS).

He is a passionate educator and is involved in training medical undergraduates and urological trainees in Singapore. He is also a faculty of the Asian Urological Surgery Training and Education Group (AUSTEG).

His current research interest lies in advanced prostate cancer diagnostics to reduce unnecessary prostate biopsies. He was the principal investigator in the first Singaporean based study to validate the use of Prostate Health Index. On top of that, he has also participated and obtained awards in multiple talks and conferences around the region.

 

4. Awards and Achievements

  • Academic Medicine Development Award - Ministry of Health/National University Health System (2012)
  • College of Surgeons Gold Medal (awarded to best performing Advanced Surgical Trainee in Urology) - Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2011)
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (2009)
  • Excellent Service Award (Silver) - National University Hospital/SPRING Singapore (2009)
  • The Courage Star (for valor and selfless dedication in battling SARS) - Office of the President of Singapore (2003)
  • Best Oral Presentation - Singapore Urological Association Urology Fair (2008)

 

5. Publications

  • Tiong HY, Goh BYS, Chiong E, Tan LGL, Vathsala A. Robotic kidney autotransplantation in a porcine model: a procedure-specific training platform for the simulation of robotic intracorporeal vascular anastomosis. J Robot Surg. 2018 Mar 31
  • Wang Z, Tay WK, Tan LGL, Tiong HY. The utilization of Boari flap vesicocalycostomy for salvage repair of kidney transplant ureteric injury after robotic radical prostatectomy.
  • Am J Transplant. 2017 Nov 8
  • Law YXT, Sagir IK, Tan GLL. A solitary urothelial tumour arising from one of bilateral ureterocele. Int Braz J Urol. 2017 Sep-Oct;43(5):990-993.
  • Tan LG, Tan YK, Tai BC, Tan KM, Gauhar V, Tiong HY, Hawkins RC, Thamboo TP, Hong FS, Chiong E. Prospective validation of %p2PSA and the Prostate Health Index, in prostate cancer detection in initial prostate biopsies of Asian men, with total PSA 4-10 ng ml -1. Asian J Androl. 2017 May-Jun;19(3):286-290.
  • Wu FM, Tay MH, Tai BC, Chen Z, Tan L, Goh BY, Raman L, Tiong HY. Preoperative Renal Volume: A Surrogate Measure for Radical Nephrectomy-Induced Chronic Kidney Disease. J Endourol. 2015 Dec;29(12):1406-11.
  • Wu FM, Tay MH, Chen Z, Tai BC, Tan LG, Raman L, Tiong HY. “Postoperative risk of chronic kidney disease in radical nephrectomy and donor nephrectomy patients: a comparison and analysis of predictive factors.” Can J Urol. 2014 Aug;21(4):7351-7.

 

6. More Information

Speaks English, Mandarin, and Indonesian

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master in Medicine (Surgery), National University of Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (Urology)
  • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (Urology)

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Complete Guide To The Causes Of Blood In Urine In Males & Females (2019)
Complete Guide To The Causes Of Blood In Urine In Males & Females (2019)

You may be shocked and concerned if you find blood in your urine. You may, however, be even more surprised if I say the condition is actually not uncommon. It can happen to both males and females, in both children and adults.

There are various causes of blood in urine. It could be cancer or a simple infection. That said, you should never ignore the condition. In some cases, hematuria can be a sign of a more serious disease. It is always important to figure out the cause of the bleeding.

I am writing this article to discuss everything you need to know about the condition. I am going to talk about its cause, possible complications, and also the treatment options available in Singapore. Read on to find out more!

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How Our Diets Today Are Causing Kidney Stones
How Our Diets Today Are Causing Kidney Stones

Developing kidney stones is a very common problem among people today - one in ten will experience kidney stones at some point in their lives. While they are called kidney stones, they are actually minerals deposits in the urine that have collected together to form larger crystals. Our diets today are contributing to the increasing prevalence among people of all ages and sexes.

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Mycoplasma genitalium, also commonly known as MG or Mgen, is a sexually transmitted bacteria. You can get it from someone who has it and it can be transmitted via any forms of sexual contact . It is possible to have Mgen and not know that you actually have it. It can happen to bot...
14 Oct 2019
Penile torsion is the rotation of the penis on its own axis, most often in the counter-closewise direction. It is a congenital condition, affecting 1-12% of newborns. Most of the time, the torsion is mild (<90 degrees) and does not affect the boy and does not need treatment. Penile torsion...
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Pre-ejaculate (also commonly known as precum) is a clear fluid secreted by glands in the urethra, during sexual arousal before ejaculation Pre-ejaculate is an alkaline fluid containing numerous enzymes and mucus but no sperm. Despite this lack of sperm, any fluid from the peni...
4 Sep 2019
This depends on the site of the infection. The most common site of UTI in a young female is the bladder - this is called cystitis . Symptoms of cystitis may include one or more the following: Painful burning sensation during urination (Dysuria) Frequent urination ...
2 Sep 2019
Varicose veins (enlarged veins with defective valves) in the scrotum are called varicoceles. Sperm is sensitive to heat, and even 2-3 degrees increase in heat will affect sperm production and quality. This is why the testes hang inside the scrotum outside the body cavity, ...
27 Aug 2019
An Xray of the Kidneys, Ureters and Bladder (KUB Xray) is done to look for stones, which may cause UTI or symptoms similar to UTI such as pain on passing urine or abdominal pain. Biofilms are a collection of microorganism on a surface. Their formation begins when free-floating bacteria come in co...
22 Aug 2019
Staphylococcus epidermidis is a common inhabitant of the skin and mucosa. In other words, the presence of this organism in a urine culture may represent contamination of the sample rather than a true infection. In fact, S.epidermidis is one of the most common contaminants in a mic...
19 Aug 2019
Medications to treat kidneys stones are used for 2 purposes Dissolving uric acid stones Prevention of recurrence of kidneys stones Dissolution of stones Kidneys stones are made of various mineral compositions. 5-10% of kidneys stones are composed of uric acid. O...
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First, I would want to exclude an anatomical abnormality . They can cause obstruction and predispose to stone formation. This can be done with a CT scan or intravenous urogram. Metabolic abnormalities and dietary imbalance can also cause recurrent stones. Excessiv...
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