Dr Johann Tang I-Hsiung

Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, SINGAPORE

Dr Johann Tang I-Hsiung

Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS, SINGAPORE

Biography

Dr Johann Tang, MBBS, FRANZCR, is currently Senior Consultant at the Radiation Oncology Department at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, National University Hospital, Singapore as well as Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore. After obtaining his fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Radiologist (FRANZCR), Dr Tang underwent breast brachytherapy fellowship at University of Wisconsin as well as prostate brachytherapy and paediatric fellowships at Peter Maccallum Cancer Institute, Australia.

 

Dr Tang’s subspecialty and main research interests include breast, gynaecological, paediatrics and Central Nervous System (CNS) tumours. Dr Tang set up and currently heads the breast brachytherapy and paediatric radiotherapy service. He is passionately involved in education and is currently the co-chair of the Euro Asia Breast Brachytherapy School, part of the teaching faculty of the Australian Paediatric Radiation Oncology Group and was external examiner in radiation oncology to the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons.

 

Besides being Research Director for his department, Dr Tang actively mentors residents, publishes and is a referee for several international journals. Dr Tang has won several research prizes and is currently holder of several research grants. He currently serves on national committees as the Vice President of the Chapter of Radiation Oncologist, Academy of Medicine Singapore and Executive Member of the Singapore Society of Oncology.

 

Education and Fellowships

MBBS (Australia), FRANZCR (Radiation Oncology, Australia), FAMS (Radiation Oncology)

 

Awards and Honours

  • Awarded the Ministry of Health, Human Manpower Development Programme (MOH HMDP) for “development of a comprehensive breast cancer brachytherapy programme” at University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Awarded the Ministry of Health, Human Manpower Development Programme (MOH HMDP) for “training in Prostate and Paediatric cancer” at Peter Maccallum Cancer Institute Radiation Oncology Centre, Australia