Executive Council

Prof.Cher Heng Tan
President Prof.Cher Heng Tan

President Prof.Cher Heng Tan


Tan Tock Seng Hospital / Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine



Associate Professor Cher Heng Tan graduated with MBBS (Singapore) and FRCR (UK). He completed his Abdominal Imaging Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and more recently, Executive MBA from Insead. He is presently Senior Consultant with the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he also serves as Assistant Chairman Medical Board (Clinical Research and Innovation) and Assistant Dean (Clinical Research) for the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

He is immediate President of the Singapore Radiological Society and Executive Council member of the Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology. His subspecialty interests are in abdominal oncologic imaging with MRI (liver and prostate).

He has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals (h-index 27), and delivered more 60 lectures at international radiology meetings, including the ASAR Honorary Lecture at European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology 2021, keynote lecturer at ARGANZ 2024 and the Paulino J Garcia lecture at Philippine Congress of Radiology 2024.


1.Chairman, Abdominal Radiology Subsection of the Singapore Radiological Society (SRS)
2.Honorary General Secretary, SRS
3.Council Member in the College of Radiologists, Singapore
4.Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine as Lead for Anatomy and Radiology
5.Clinical core faculty member of the NHG-AHPL Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program
6.Senior clinical tutor for medical students with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS)
7.Specialty Editor, Singapore Medical Journal
8.Member, Clinical Board, TTSH
9.Deputy Director, Clinical Innovation and Research Office, TTSH
10.Chairman, Clinical Research Committee, TTSH



1.Young Doctor’s Award finalist 2005 (Combined Scientific Meeting, Singapore)
2.Young Radiologist Award 2007 (Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore Radiological Society)
3.Human Manpower Development Plan Award 2008 (Ministry of Health, Singapore)
4.Certificate of Merit and Excellence in Design awards (Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Nov 2009)
5.2009/2010 SMJ Reviewer Recognition Award
6.Introduction to Research for International Young Academics, RSNA 2010
7.Top Ten Best Teacher Awards, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2012/2013, Division of Surgery, TTSH
8.Best Teacher Award 2011/2012, Division of Surgery, TTSH
9.Poster, Certificate of Merit, ECR 2013
10.Poster, Certificate of Merit, ESGAR 2013
11.Young Investigator Award (3rd prize), SHBC, 2014


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