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Dr Ben Tan, BBM, PBM MBBS (Singapore), MSpMed (Australia), Designated Factory Doctor (Compressed Air Works) Sports Physician
Head and Senior Consultant, Changi Sports Medicine Centre Medical Director & Senior Consultant, Singapore Sports Medicine Centre
Dr Ben Tan graduated in 1991 with a Medical Degree and obtained his Masters in Sports Medicine in 1997 from the world-renowned Australian Institute of Sport. Formerly from the Sports Medicine & Research Centre of the Singapore Sports Council, he is presently the Head and Senior Consultant Sports Physician at Changi Sports Medicine Centre, Changi General Hospital. Concurrently, he is the Medical Director for Singapore Sports Medicine Centre.
Dr Tan served as Team Physician for the Singapore Contingents to the 1998 and 2002 Asian Games, and the 1999 and 2001 SEA Games. Dr Tan is a member of the Sports Medicine Subspecialty Training Committee, Specialist Accreditation Board. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Medical Commission of the International Sailing Federation, Past President of the Sports Medicine Association of Singapore, and Council Member of the Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity.
His original research were published in international peer-reviewed professional journals and presented at international conferences. Dr Tan is also the author of the books, “Fight the Fat – What You Must Know and Do to Lose Weight” and “The Complete Introduction to Laser Racing.” Apart from sports injuries, Dr Tan's areas of interests also include musculoskeletal sonography, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), gait analysis, performance enhancement and weight management.
Dr Tan also contributes as the Sports Patron of the Singapore Disability Sports Council, Member of the Singapore Sports Council, Member of the Singapore National Olympic Committee, Chairman of the Athletes’ Commission, Chairman of the High Performance Sailing Committee, Council Member of the Football Association of Singapore, and Advisor to the Singapore Ice Skating Association.
An Asian Games and four-time SEA Games Gold medallist in sailing, and also a three-time Sportsman of the Year, Dr Tan retired from competitive sailing in 1996 and took up marathon running recreationally in 2002. He has since completed more than 10 marathons, including the Berlin Marathon, and has a personal best time of 2 hours 56 minutes.