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Dr Joanna Tan Liyan

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  • Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


MBBS (S'pore)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Anaesthesiology (Anaesthesia)

Special Interests:



Dr Joanna Tan is a consultant anaesthetist with the Department of Anaesthesia, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH).  She is a Core Faculty member for NUHS Anaesthesiology Residency program as well as Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Anaesthesia, NUS Yong Loo Lin Faculty of Medicine. 
She is also involved in NTFGH & Departmental Patient Safety and is on the faculty for the Human Factors for Healthcare program. 

She was a recipient of the FCAI Medal for the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland Final Examinations 2021.  

Journals & Publications

1. L Liew, WW Teo, E Seet, LL Lean, A Paramasivan, J Tan, I Lim, JX Wang, LK Ti. Factors predicting one-year post-surgical mortality amongst older Asian patients undergoing moderate to major non-cardiac surgery – a retrospective cohort study. BMC Surg 20, 11 (2020)
2. NHW Loh, J Tan. Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy. JAMA.  2017;317(20):2129-2130

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