Dr Kevin Tang

Consultant Physician

PhD in Internal Medicine, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, PRC

Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Diploma in Acupuncture, Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Non-Healthcare Professional Qualifications
Professional Conversion Program
Diploma in SAP Implementation (with High Distinction)

Certified Systems Professional (with Honors)
Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (USA)

Master of Business Administration
Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK)

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK)

Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies (with Distinction)
Executive Program, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
University of London

Graduate BCS, British Computer Society (UK)
(Senior Member, Singapore Computer Society)

Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Singapore
(Fellow, Chartered Accountant SIN)
(Fellow, Chartered Certified Accountant UK)

With over 15 years of practice, Dr. Tang has established himself as a reputable TCM Oncology clinician, employing an integrative approach to patient care. His expertise extends to managing rehabilitation, oncological complications, and palliative treatment. Dr. Tang's knowledge and training in TCM Oncology have also equipped him to address conditions such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, and premature aging, which are closely linked to the development of cancer. Believing in the body's remarkable self-repair capabilities, Dr. Tang emphasises holistic medical treatment to create an optimal environment for the body's natural healing process. He provides pro bono services to charitable TCM groups, demonstrating his commitment to giving back to the community. As an avid writer and educator, Dr. Tang maintains a professional blog, "The Urban Herbalist," where he shares his expertise in TCM oncology and internal medicine. He is a regular contributor to the Singapore TCM Journal, the official publication of the Singapore TCM Practitioners' Association. Dr. Tang is also the author of the internationally recognised TCM book, "Gua Sha – An Ancient Remedy for Contemporary Illnesses 刮痧, 当代疾病的古法治疗." Published by World Scientific, a leading international scientific publisher, the book has been acclaimed as one of the Top 10 medical titles for 2021.

In addition to his medical qualifications, Dr. Tang brings a wealth of non-healthcare expertise to his practice. Dr Tang was a senior corporate officer, and often in multiple roles, with multinational corporations and local market leaders in his previous career. He holds a Master of Business Administration, a postgraduate diploma in Marketing, and undergraduate degrees in Accountancy and Law. He has also achieved professional IT qualifications from the UK and USA, and is recognised as a Senior Member of the Singapore Computer Society.

Dr. Tang's diverse background and exceptional qualifications enable him to provide comprehensive and well-rounded healthcare to his patients. With a focus on TCM Oncology and a dedication to ongoing research and education, he remains at the forefront of advancements in traditional and integrative medicine.

Dr Tang's Area of Special Focus: TCM Oncology, Pain Management, Gynecology, Dermatology, and Andrology.

Recent posts by Dr Kevin Tang

In 2000, Hanahan and Weinberg published a paper “The Hallmarks of Cancer” enumerating six acquired functional capabilities of human cells for progression into malignancies, which include sustaining proliferative signaling, evading growth suppressors, resisting apoptosis, enabling replicative immortality, inducing angiogenesis, and activating invasion and metastasis.  These crucial traits have since been the guiding principles for the …
In the introductory segment of our Cancer series, we touched upon the broad categories of factors that drive cell mutation and cancer – hereditary mutations, environmental exposure, and replicative errors.In the second part of the same series, we briefly shared the external factors that possibly collaborate to increase the incidence of one contracting cancer.  Reading …
In the introductory article, cancer was presented as an insidious genetic disease, a disease of old age, and an integrated part of evolution that turned rogue.  It is brought about by the accumulation of genetic abnormalities over time that confers growth advantages to a cell over its surrounding tissue. This very trait and characteristic of evolution, …
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