Dr Tan Yijia Bryan
Consultant, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Woodlands Health;
Clinician-Scientist, LKCMedicine

Dr Bryan Tan is currently a Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery, National Healthcare Group. He has experience practicing both locally and overseas having done several fellowships internationally. He has served as the Singapore Orthopaedic Trainee Committee (SOTC) President and has represented the Singapore Orthopaedic Association (SOA) as its Junior Ambassador.

He is very active in the research scene and is currently pursuing a PhD post specialist training with a focus on health service research, implementation science and health economics in the area of knee osteoarthritis. He has several local and international publications and has presented at multiple international conference. He currently holds several grants with total quantum exceeding S$2.1 million. He has been recognized for his research achievements through awards such as the Singapore Young Investigator Award, Health Services Research (Gold) in 2019 at the Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress (SHBC), the INEX-OSCAR (Clinical/Health Population Health Research) by the College of Clinician-Scientist 2022 and the Public Sector Transformation, Exemplary Innovator Award 2023.

In addition to his training as an Orthopaedic surgeon and researcher, he has a strong interest in administration, policy making and public health and applies a public health, system lens to musculoskeletal problems. He currently sits on several hospital and national workgroups to deliver new models of care for musculoskeletal health.

He is passionate about combining his interests in research, public health and administration as a surgeon-scientist to develop the niche area in health services research and implementation science using a grounded, evidence based, data-driven approach to guide policy making and transform the care of musculoskeletal patients.

Programme Details

Day 1, 12 October 2023 , Thursday, 1145 – 1155hrs
Session 2: 12 Oct 2023, Thurs, 1100 – 1230hrs
Track : Track 1D: ACSI: Journey from Clinicians to Scientists and Innovators (Garnet 214 - 215)
Topic : Health Services Research: What is it and How it can Make an Impact