Dr Tan Wei Loong Barry is an Associate Consultant in the Division of Adult Reconstruction & Joint Replacement Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the National University Hospital (NUH).
He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree and was awarded both the Eli Lilly and S.S. Ratnam Book Prizes. He was immediately accepted post-graduation into the distinguished NUHS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programme, commencing his Orthopaedic Surgery training. In the course of his training, he was elected and served as the Chairman of the NUHS’ Residents committee, appointed a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and conferred the NUS Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery). He completed his specialist training and was appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and was the top performing candidate in the examination that year.
Dr Barry Tan underwent comprehensive training during his formative years as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was accepted by the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA, as an overseas student intern, receiving his initial exposure to advanced Joint Replacement surgery under Professor Thomas Sculco. He completed basic and advanced level training within the Residency Programme across the entire spectrum of Orthopaedic Surgery under renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons. During his training, he successfully completed advanced courses in anatomical approaches, joint reconstruction and arthroscopic procedures of the Hip and Knee. He has assisted and performed an extensive array of surgical procedures in the lower limb, ranging from corrective osteotomies to improve limb alignment and complex joint reconstruction for degenerative conditions.