Dr Martin Tan has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist in private practice since 2006. He consults regularly as a gastroenterologist at Tennyson Day Hospital and Calvary Wakefield Hospital, where he also performs regular endoscopy and colonoscopy lists. In addition to English, he is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malay.
Dr Tan graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with honours in 1997. Following internship and physician training, Dr Tan went on to undertake specialist training in gastroenterology and nuclear medicine (including Positron-Emission Tomography, or PET) at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital.
He was awarded fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2004 and was recognised in endoscopy and colonoscopy training by the Conjoint Committee of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia in 2005. He was also admitted as a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Physicians in Nuclear Medicine in 2004.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists, and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine.
Dr Tan had also previously served as a Staff Specialist in Gastroenterology at Flinders Medical Centre. He is also a nuclear medicine and PET specialist, as well as holding the positions of Staff Specialist in Nuclear Medicine at Lyell McEwin Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital since 2006.