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- Using An Integrated Approach to Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery


Dr Tan Chun Hai is a General Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore, an accredited Surgeon across all private hospitals in Singapore. Dr Tan's sub-specialty clinic expertise includes the use of Keyhole or Minimally Invasive Surgery in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, as well as Stomach and Gastric Surgery.

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Your Trusted Bariatric Surgeon

​Dr Tan's Credentials

  • Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery in Min Sheng General Hospital, Taiwan with world-renowned Professor Wei-Jei Lee

  • Trained with Pioneer Singapore Bariatric Surgeon Dr Anton Cheng for >5 years

  • President of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS)

  • Young International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery (IFSO) Award 2018

  • Graduated from the University of Melbourne, Trained in Singapore, Taiwan and Seoul.

  • Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh FRCSEd

  • Accredited by the Specialist Accreditation Board (SAB) in Singapore

  • Awarded Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) by the Singapore Ministry of Health 

Why Choose Dr Tan?

Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Founder of Surgicare Centre of Excellence for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Dr Tan leads a team of Dieticians, Physiotherapists and Nurses who are passionate to ensure the best health outcomes for all patients through a comprehensive and holistic approach.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Strong Surgical Experience in Keyhole or Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr Tan has close to 20 years of surgical experience and he is Fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery with world-renowned Professor Wei-Jei Lee.

Surgicare Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (Singapore)

Actively championing the advancement of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in Singapore. 

He is the current President-Elect of the Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS)

Dr Tan Chun Hai

Dr Tan upholds compassion and empathy in his communication with patients

He leads a team who shares the passion to treat patients as family, and strive to provide the best love and care towards your recovery.

Surgicare Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Dr Tan is an accredited Surgeon in Singapore and has treated patients from all over Asia

He is a Minimally Invasive Surgeon who is accredited  to practise across all private hospitals in Singapore.

What is Metabolic Surgery?

Bariatric Surgery includes a variety of procedures, such as Sleeve Gastrectomy and roux-en-y gastric bypass (RYGB). These are the 2 most common types of Bariatric procedures done in Singapore. Some people also call this Weight Loss Surgery.

What is Bariatric Surgery, also known as Weight Loss Surgery?

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Surgicare Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
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While Bariatric Surgery means surgery on the stomach and/or intestine to help a person with obesity to lose weight, Metabolic Surgery is termed as the same set of procedures that is primarily done to help improve the co-morbidities associated with obesity, such as Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, heart disease, hypertension, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), and fatty liver.

Surgicare provides an Integrated Approach to Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Surgery by our team of health professionals from our Centre of Excellence to ensure sustainable well-being with improvements in associated co-morbidities for all our patients is achieved from our best efforts.



Fatty Liver

Fatty Liver

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

Eye Damage

Eye Damage

Foot Damage

Foot Damage


Complications of OBESITY & DIABETES

Cardiovascular Disease

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Kidney Damage

Kidney Damage

Nerve Damage

Nerve Damage (Neuropathy)

Obstructive Sleep

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)


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At Surgicare, as a centre, we practice the Integrated Approach that emphasises patient-centered, customised and effective medical therapies for weight loss and metabolic conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes.


​​​​​​​​​Led by Dr Tan, our enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team includes experienced and compassionate behavioural health practitioners - Nurses, Dieticians and Physiotherapists offer a spectrum of interventional treatment regimens to ensure successful outcomes!​​​​​​​​​​


Our in-house Physiotherapists provide customised weight management support programme to patients, enabling them to become more active in a safe and enjoyable way.


We have a team of in-house Dieticians to provide nutritional counselling and assessments, followed by customised diet and fitness plans for patients with weight-related problems or medical conditions.

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Types of Bariatric Surgery


Gastric Band (AGB)

Types of Bariatric Surgery: Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB)

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Types of Bariatric Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy

Roux-en-Y Gastric
Bypass (RYGB)

Types of Bariatric Surgery: Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)

Biliopancreatic Diversion (BPD)

Biliopancreatic Diversion (BPD)

Biliopancreatic Diversion

With a Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS)

​Biliopancreatic Diversion  With a Duodenal Switch (BPD-DS)

Mini Gastric Bypass / One Anastamosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB)

Mini Gastric Bypass / One Anastamosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB)

How effective is Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery?

Studies have shown that patients typically lose the most weight 1 to 2 years after bariatric surgery. They are then able to maintain substantial weight loss with improvements in associated co-morbidities. 

  • Buchwald, H., et al. (2009). Weight and type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Medicine. 122(3) pp. 205- 206

  • Chang SH et al. The Effectiveness and Risks of Bariatric Surgery: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, 2003-2012 JAMA (3)2014

Patients may lose up to 60% of excess weight six months after surgery, and up to 77% of excess body weight as early as 12 months after surgery.

  • Wittgrove, A. C., et al. (2000). Laparoscopic gastric bypass, roux-en-y: 500 patients: technique and results, with 3-60 month follow-up. Obesity Surgery. 10(3) pp. 233- 239

Majority of Bariatric Surgery patients with diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension and obstructive sleep apnoea experience complete resolution or improvement.


Feeling burdened by your weight?


Need to achieve better control of your Diabetes?

Call or WhatsApp us now to get an appointment with Dr Tan

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or visit us at Surgicare to find out more!

Frequently Asked Questions
Dr Tan Chun Hai, Surgicare, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Stomach Cancer

Surgicare Bariatric and General Surgery
6A Napier Road, #05-36A,Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block, Singapore 258500

Clinic hours:
Monday - Friday : 8.30am - 5.30pm
  Saturday             : 8.30am - 12.30pm
             Sunday and Public Holidays - Closed         ​

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