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

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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

Language Spoken:

    • English
    • Mandarin
    • 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 (2020)
Complete Guide To The Causes Of Blood In Urine In Males & Females (2020)

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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Screening for prostate cancer can be started at age 50 onwards . A family history of prostate cancer confers an increased risk of prostate cancer, especially if the affected relative was young. Men with a family history of prostate cancer can be screened 10 years before the ag...
21 Jan 2020
The long term benefits from circumcision are: Easier penis hygiene Lower risk of urinary tract infections Lower risk of sexually transmitted infections (STI/STD) - however, this is not a replacement for safe sex with condoms lower risk of cancer of the penis ...
22 Jan 2020
The role of radiation therapy in prostate cancer is in : Localised disease - i.e prostate cancer that is still confined to the prostate and has not spread beyond the prostate. In this stage of the disease, the goal of treatment is a cure. Both surgery (radical prostatectomy) a...
22 Jan 2020
The vas deferens are the tubes that transfer sperm from the testis to the prostate, where it is mixed with semen before ejaculation. Sex drive or libido is affected by your testosterone . This hormone is made in the testis before moving into the bloodstream. It is not transport...
20 Jan 2020
If UTI symptoms do not resolve with antibiotics, these are the possibilities: That you have a UTI that is resistant to the antibiotic used . Often, antibiotics are prescribed empirically (meaning without laboratory evidence of the type of bacteria that is causing the infectio...
13 Jan 2020
I presume your concern is the spread of herpes to the newborn - a condition called neonatal herpes. This is a rare but serious, and potentially fatal, condition. It occurs when the genital herpes virus (HSV-2) is present in the birth canal when the baby is passing through it duri...
14 Jan 2020
The kidneys' function is to remove the waste in our blood by acting as filters. These filters (called glomeruli) prevent the excretion of the protein in the blood. Normal kidneys excrete very small amounts of protein in the urine. Albumin is the most common protein in the urin...
13 Jan 2020
Pre‐ejaculate is a clear mucus-like fluid produced by accessory sex glands called Cowper glands that are expressed on sexual stimulation into the urethra. Cowper glands (also known as bulbourethral glands) are pea-size glands located below the prostate. Pre‐ejaculate volume may r...
5 Dec 2019
There are different kinds of kidney stones and they are formed in different ways. In general, minerals accumulate, creating crystals , which is what we know as kidney stones. The different kinds of minerals are calcium oxalate, Calcium Phosphate, struvite, Uric Acid, Cystine, ...
19 Dec 2019
There are many causes of blood in the urine (hematuria). To list, here are a few causes: Kidney stones Urinary tract infection (UTI) Enlarged prostate Tumours Glomerulonephritis - also known as kidney inflammation Apart from that, in some rare cases, vigorou...
5 Dec 2019
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